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: Top 100 Albums of 2012
  2. Fly: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  3. FasterLouder: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  4. Magnet: Top 25 Albums of 2012
  5. Pitchfork: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  6. NME: 50 Best Albums of 2012
  7. Treble: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  8. Wire: Top 50 Releases of 2012
  9. Gigwise: 50 Albums of the 2012
  10. Gorilla vs. Bear: 50 Best Albums of 2012
  11. Austin Town Hall: Top 100 Albums of 2012
  12. Frontier Psychiatrist: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  13. Piccadilly Records: Top 100 Albums of 2012
  14. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2012