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. BBC: Top 25 Albums of 2011
  2. musicOMH: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  3. NME: Best Albums of 2011
  4. DIY: Albums of 2011
  5. Fly: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  6. Quietus: Albums of the Year 2011
  7. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2011
  8. Hot Press: Top 30 Albums of 2011
  9. Mojo: Best Albums of 2011
  10. Guardian: Best Albums of 2011
  11. Gigwise: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  12. Clash: Top 40 Albums of 2011
  13. Obscure Sound: Best Albums of 2011
  14. Drowned in Sound: Favourite Albums of 2011
  15. FasterLouder: Best Albums of 2011
  16. Q: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  17. Under the Radar: Top 80 Albums of 2011
  18. Pretty Much Amazing: 40 Best Albums of 2011
  19. Fact: 50 Best Albums of 2011
  20. Rise: Records of the Year 2011
  21. Cokemachineglow: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  22. Piccadilly Records: Albums of 2011