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. Jim DeRogatis: 40 Favorite Albums of 2011
  2. Greg Kot: Top Albums of 2011
  3. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2011
  4. Complex: 25 Best Albums of 2011
  5. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2011
  6. Prefix: Top Albums of 2011
  7. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2011
  8. Stereogum: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  9. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2011