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. Little White Earbuds: Top 10 Albums of 2012
  2. Beats Per Minute: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  3. Resident Advisor: Top 20 Albums of 2012
  4. Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 50 Albums of 2012
  5. Pitchfork: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  6. Cokemachineglow: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  7. Wire: Top 50 Releases of 2012
  8. Treble: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  9. Gorilla vs. Bear: 50 Best Albums of 2012
  10. Sonic: 25 Best Albums of 2012
  11. Quietus: 75 Favorite Albums of 2012
  12. PopMatters: 75 Best Albums of 2012
  13. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2012
  14. Frontier Psychiatrist: Top 50 Albums of 2012