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.

405: Top 20 Albums of 2017

18 December 2017

The 405: Top 20 Albums of 2017

[see also 2018]

  1. Kendrick LamarDAMN.
  2. LCD Soundsystemamerican dream
  3. Fever RayPlunge
  4. SZACtrl
  5. Perfume GeniusNo Shape
  6. Big ThiefCapacity
  7. SamphaProcess
  8. Fleet FoxesCrack-Up
  9. Ariel PinkDedicated To Bobby Jameson
  10. The War on DrugsA Deeper Understanding
  11. JAY-Z4:44
  12. The World Is A Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid To DieAlways Foreign
  13. Kelly Lee OwensKelly Lee Owens
  14. Moses SumneyAromanticism
  15. KelelaTake Me Apart
  16. BjörkUtopia
  17. LordeMelodrama
  18. ProtomartyrRelatives in Descent
  19. SydFin
  20. Vince StaplesBig Fish Theory