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. AwkwardSound: 25 Best Albums of 2011
  2. Exclaim: 30 Best Pop & Rock Albums of 2011
  3. Austin Town Hall: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  4. Stereogum: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  5. DIY: Albums of 2011
  6. Treble: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  7. Under the Radar: Top 80 Albums of 2011
  8. musicOMH: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  9. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2011