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. Fly: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  2. Richard Trapunski: Top 10 Albums of 2011
  3. Obscure Sound: Best Albums of 2011
  4. Matt Jordan: 30 Favorite Albums of 2011
  5. NME: Best Albums of 2011
  6. Austin Town Hall: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  7. Stereogum: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  8. Pretty Much Amazing: 40 Best Albums of 2011
  9. Jim DeRogatis: 40 Favorite Albums of 2011
  10. Under the Radar: Top 80 Albums of 2011
  11. PopMatters: 75 Best Albums of 2011
  12. Les Inrocks: 100 Best Albums of 2011