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: 50 Best Albums of 2013
  2. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2013
  3. Guardian: 40 Best Albums of 2013
  4. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2013
  5. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2013
  6. Pitchfork: Top 50 Albums of 2013
  7. Billboard: 15 Best Albums of 2013
  8. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2013
  9. Fact: 50 Best Albums of 2013
  10. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2013
  11. Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 50 Albums of 2013
  12. Wire: Top 50 Releases of 2013
  13. Quietus: 100 Albums of 2013
  14. Antiquiet: 20 Best Albums of 2013
  15. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2013
  16. Uncut: 80 Best Albums of 2013
  17. Q: 50 Best Albums of 2013
  18. Mojo: Top 50 Albums of 2013