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. Complex: 25 Best Albums of 2011
  2. Nitsuh Abebe: Top 10 Albums of 2011
  3. Ben Ratliff: Top 10 Albums of 2011
  4. Stereogum: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  5. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  6. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2011
  7. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2011
  8. Pitchfork: Top 50 Albums of 2011