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. Jordan Cronk: 30 Favorite Albums of 2016
  2. Wire: Top 50 Releases of 2016
  3. Austin Town Hall: Top 50 Albums of 2016
  4. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  5. NPR Music: Best 50 Albums of 2016
  6. Gorilla vs. Bear: 60 Favorite Albums of 2016
  7. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2016
  8. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2016