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. Guitar World: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  2. Antiquiet: 20 Best Albums of 2011
  3. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  4. Rip It Up: 10 Best Albums of 2011
  5. Sarah Rodman: Top Albums of 2011
  6. Gigwise: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  7. Thomas Conner: Top Albums of 2011
  8. Filter: Top 20 Albums of 2011
  9. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2011
  10. PopMatters: 75 Best Albums of 2011
  11. NME: Best Albums of 2011
  12. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2011
  13. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2011
  14. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Albums of the 2010s