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.

Nate Chinen: Top 10 Albums of 2011

15 December 2011

Nate Chinen: Top 10 Albums of 2011, as published by The New York Times

[see also 2017]

  1. Ambrose AkinmusireWhen the Heart Emerges Glistening
  2. Tyshawn SoreyOblique-1
  3. Tune-YardsWhokill
  4. Craig TabornAvenging Angel
  5. DrakeTake Care
  6. Miguel ZenónAlma Adentro: The Puerto Rican Songbook
  7. Gilan HekselmanHearts Wide Open
  8. The RootsUndun
  9. St. VincentStrange Mercy
  10. StarlickerDouble Demon