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. Jason Bentley: Top 10 Albums of 2012
  2. Les Inrocks: Top 100 Albums of 2012
  3. Guardian: Best Albums of 2012
  4. Sonic: 25 Best Albums of 2012
  5. Mojo: 50 Best Albums of 2012
  6. AllMusic: 50 Best Albums of 2012
  7. PopMatters: 75 Best Albums of 2012
  8. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2012
  9. NME: 50 Best Albums of 2012
  10. WUOG: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  11. Cokemachineglow: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  12. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2012
  13. Pitchfork: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  14. Pretty Much Amazing: 60 Best Albums of 2012
  15. Austin Town Hall: Top 100 Albums of 2012
  16. musicOMH: Top 100 Albums of 2012
  17. Drowned in Sound: 100 Favourite Albums of 2012