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. Decibel: Top 40 Albums of 2012
  2. Treble: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  3. FasterLouder: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  4. AllMusic: 50 Best Albums of 2012
  5. Jim DeRogatis: Top 40 Albums of 2012
  6. Stereogum: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  7. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2012
  8. Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 50 Albums of 2012