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. Q: Top 50 Albums Of 2015
  2. Les Inrocks: 100 Best Albums of 2015
  3. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2015
  4. FasterLouder: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  5. Mojo: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  6. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  7. Pitchfork: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  8. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  9. NME: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  10. Diffuser: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  11. Pigeons & Planes: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  12. Pretty Much Amazing: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  13. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2015
  14. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  15. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2015
  16. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  17. Guardian: 40 Best Albums of 2015
  18. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  19. Entertainment Weekly: 40 Best Albums of 2015
  20. Complex: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  21. Jim DeRogatis: 40 Favorite Albums of 2015
  22. Sputnikmusic: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  23. Fact: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  24. Drowned in Sound: 100 Favourite Albums of 2015