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.

Bob Boilen: 11 Favorite Albums of 2011

09 December 2011

Bob Boilen of NPR: 11 Favorite Albums of 2011

[see also 2019, 2018, 2017]

  1. King Creosote & Jon HopkinsDiamond Mine
  2. WilcoThe Whole Love
  3. Gem ClubBreakers
  4. Ballake Sissoko & Vincent SegalChamber Music
  5. Tune-YardsWhokill
  6. Bright EyesThe People’s Key
  7. The AntlersBurst Apart
  8. ApparatThe Devil’s Walk
  9. James BlakeJames Blake
  10. Balam AcabWander / Wonder
  11. Lisa HanniganPassenger