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. Fact: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  2. Jordan Cronk: 30 Favorite Albums of 2016
  3. Wire: Top 50 Releases of 2016
  4. Tiny Mix Tapes: 51 Favorite Music Releases of 2016
  5. Quietus: Top 100 Albums of 2016
  6. Drowned in Sound: 16 Favourite Albums of 2016
  7. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2016
  8. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  9. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2016
  10. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  11. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2016
  12. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  13. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2016
  14. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2016