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. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2012
  2. American Songwriter: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  3. Mojo: 50 Best Albums of 2012
  4. Spinner: 50 Best Albums of 2012
  5. Rolling Stone: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  6. A.V. Club: 25 Best Albums of 2012
  7. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2012
  8. Robert Christgau: Top 102 Albums of 2012
  9. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2012
  10. Les Inrocks: Top 100 Albums of 2012
  11. musicOMH: Top 100 Albums of 2012
  12. Drowned in Sound: 100 Favourite Albums of 2012
  13. Quietus: 75 Favorite Albums of 2012