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. Cokemachineglow: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  2. L Magazine: 20 Best Albums of 2012
  3. Wire: Top 50 Releases of 2012
  4. Beats Per Minute: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  5. Mojo: 50 Best Albums of 2012
  6. Drowned in Sound: 100 Favourite Albums of 2012
  7. Fact: 50 Best Albums of 2012
  8. Dennis Cooper: 20 Favorite Albums of 2012
  9. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2012
  10. Pitchfork: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  11. musicOMH: Top 100 Albums of 2012
  12. Treble: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  13. WUOG: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  14. Clash: Top 40 Albums of 2012
  15. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2012
  16. PopMatters: 75 Best Albums of 2012