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.

Diffuser: Top 25 Albums of 2017

18 December 2017

Diffuser: Top 25 Albums of 2017

[see also 2015]

  1. LCD Soundsystemamerican dream
  2. The NationalSleep Well Beast
  3. St. VincentMASSEDUCTION
  4. SpoonHot Thoughts
  5. Queens of the Stone AgeVillains
  6. Fleet FoxesCrack-Up
  7. Ariel PinkDedicated To Bobby Jameson
  8. Aimee MannMental Illness
  9. Broken Social SceneHug of Thunder
  10. LordeMelodrama
  11. MelvinsA Walk with Love and Death
  12. Jason Isbell and The 400 UnitThe Nashville Sound
  13. The New PornographersWhiteout Conditions
  14. BjörkUtopia
  15. GorillazHumanz
  16. GrandaddyLast Place
  17. The Magnetic Fields50 Song Memoir
  18. SlowdiveSlowdive
  19. The xxI See You
  20. Ty SegallTy Segall
  21. The War on DrugsA Deeper Understanding
  22. Mount EerieA Crow Looked at Me
  23. Paul WellerA Kind Revolution
  24. The Flaming LipsOczy Mlody
  25. Liam GallagherAs You Were