Year-End Lists

Notable, browsable lists of the year's best music, movies, books, and TV shows. Year-end lists are fingerprints; aggregate statistics are smudges. Therefore, we make no tallies. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its authors, at the source.
2017 Albums

Craig Jenkins: 11 Best Albums of 2017

07 December 2017

Craig Jenkins: 11 Best Albums of 2017, as published by New York Magazine’s Vulture

[see also 2018, 2016]

  1. Kendrick LamarDAMN.
  2. SlowdiveSlowdive
  3. Mount EerieA Crow Looked at Me
  4. The Magnetic Fields50 Song Memoir
  5. Mavis StaplesIf All I Was Was Black
  6. Chris StapletonFrom A Room: Volume 1
  7. [tie] Chris StapletonFrom A Room: Volume 1
  8. KelelaTake Me Apart
  9. LordeMelodrama
  10. SamphaProcess
  11. Broken Social SceneHug of Thunder