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. Obscure Sound: Best Albums of 2011
  3. Under the Radar: Top 80 Albums of 2011
  4. Treble: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  5. I Guess I’m Floating: 30 Best Albums of 2011
  6. Pitchfork: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  7. Stereogum: Top 50 Albums of 2011