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. Fact: 50 Best Albums of 2012
  2. Beats Per Minute: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  3. Sonic: 25 Best Albums of 2012
  4. WUOG: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  5. Pitchfork: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  6. Stereogum: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  7. Pretty Much Amazing: 60 Best Albums of 2012
  8. Drowned in Sound: 100 Favourite Albums of 2012
  9. PopMatters: 75 Best Albums of 2012
  10. Piccadilly Records: Top 100 Albums of 2012
  11. Les Inrocks: Top 100 Albums of 2012
  12. musicOMH: Top 100 Albums of 2012