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. Les Inrocks: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  2. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  3. Magnet: Top 25 Albums of 2016
  4. Q: Top 50 Albums Of 2016
  5. Pretty Much Amazing: 60 Best Albums of 2016
  6. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  7. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  8. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2016
  9. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2016