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. American Songwriter: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  2. Jim DeRogatis: 40 Favorite Albums of 2015
  3. A.V. Club: 15 Best Albums of 2015
  4. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  5. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  6. Pretty Much Amazing: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  7. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2015
  8. Diffuser: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  9. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2015
  10. Les Inrocks: 100 Best Albums of 2015
  11. Quietus: Top 100 Albums of 2015