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. Complex: 50 Best Albums of 2012
  2. Les Inrocks: Top 100 Albums of 2012
  3. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2012
  4. Fly: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  5. Guardian: Best Albums of 2012
  6. Fact: 50 Best Albums of 2012
  7. Frontier Psychiatrist: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  8. WUOG: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  9. Drowned in Sound: 100 Favourite Albums of 2012
  10. Gigwise: 50 Albums of the 2012
  11. FasterLouder: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  12. NME: 50 Best Albums of 2012
  13. Spinner: 50 Best Albums of 2012
  14. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2012
  15. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2012
  16. Piccadilly Records: Top 100 Albums of 2012