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. Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 50 Music Releases of 2018
  2. A.V. Club: 20 Best Albums of 2018
  3. Earbuddy: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  4. Jordan Cronk: Albums 2018
  5. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  6. PopMatters: 70 Best Albums of 2018
  7. Jon Caramanica: 18 Best Albums of 2018
  8. 405: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  9. Fact: Best Albums of 2018
  10. Treble: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  11. Spectrum Culture: Top 20 Albums of 2018
  12. Guardian: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  13. Vinyl Me, Please: Best Albums of 2018
  14. Brooklyn Vegan: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  15. Quietus: Albums of the Year 2018
  16. Spin: 51 Best Albums of 2018
  17. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2018
  18. Wire: Top 50 Releases of 2018