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.
  1. Drowned in Sound: Favourite Albums of 2011
  2. Mojo: Best Albums of 2011
  3. Ann Powers: 10 Favorite Albums of 2011
  4. Hot Press: Top 30 Albums of 2011
  5. Stereogum: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  6. BBC: Top 25 Albums of 2011
  7. Obscure Sound: Best Albums of 2011
  8. musicOMH: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  9. Jim DeRogatis: 40 Favorite Albums of 2011
  10. Guardian: Best Albums of 2011
  11. Treble: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  12. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  13. Pitchfork: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  14. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2011