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.

Greg Kot: Top Albums of 2011

03 December 2011

Greg Kot: Top Albums of 2011, as published by The Chicago Tribune and aired on Sound Opinions

[see also 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012]

  1. Wild FlagWild Flag
  2. The RootsUndun
  3. Tune-YardsWhokill
  4. Van HuntWhat Were You Hoping For?
  5. Fucked UpDavid Comes to Life
  6. The FeeliesHere Before
  7. Raphael SaadiqStone Rollin’
  8. Bewitched HandsBirds & Drums
  9. Das RacistRelax
  10. Fleet FoxesHelplessness Blues
  11. Lydia LovelessIndestructible Machine
  12. TV on the RadioNine Types of Light
  13. Sam PhillipsSolid State: Songs from the Long Play
  14. St. VincentStrange Mercy
  15. Tom WaitsBad as Me
  16. Danger Mouse & Daniel LuppiRome
  17. Anna CalviAnna Calvi
  18. Cymbals Eat GuitarsLenses Alien
  19. Le ButcherettesSin Sin Sin
  20. LowC’mon