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. Flood: Best Albums of 2017
  2. Tony Fantano: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  3. NPR Music: Best 50 Albums of 2017
  4. Rolling Stone: 51 Best Albums of 2017
  5. Alternative: Top 50 Releases of 2017
  6. PopMatters: 60 Best Albums of 2017
  7. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  8. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  9. Robert Christgau: Dean's List 2017
  10. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2017