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. Dave Morris: Top 10 Albums of 2011
  2. Gigwise: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  3. Clash: Top 40 Albums of 2011
  4. Mojo: Best Albums of 2011
  5. NME: Best Albums of 2011
  6. Fly: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  7. BBC: Top 25 Albums of 2011
  8. Hot Press: Top 30 Albums of 2011
  9. Rip It Up: 10 Best Albums of 2011
  10. Under the Radar: Top 80 Albums of 2011
  11. musicOMH: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  12. Q: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  13. DIY: Albums of 2011
  14. AwkwardSound: 25 Best Albums of 2011
  15. Guardian: Best Albums of 2011
  16. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  17. Drowned in Sound: Favourite Albums of 2011
  18. Fact: 50 Best Albums of 2011
  19. Pretty Much Amazing: 40 Best Albums of 2011
  20. Les Inrocks: 100 Best Albums of 2011
  21. Treble: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  22. PopMatters: 75 Best Albums of 2011
  23. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2011