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.

Douglas Wolk: Top 10 Albums of 2012

06 December 2012

Douglas Wolk: Top 10 Albums of 2012, as published by Time Magazine

  1. Fiona AppleThe Idler Wheel…
  2. Kendrick Lamargood kid, m.A.A.d city
  3. Frank OceanChannel Orange
  4. Dirty ProjectorsSwing Lo Magellan
  5. Getatchew Mekuria & the Ex & FriendsY’Anbessaw Tezeta
  6. SwansThe Seer
  7. various artists — Listen, Whitey! The Sounds of Black Power 1967–74
  8. The Mountain GoatsTranscendental Youth
  9. Azealia Banks1991 EP
  10. Killer MikeR.A.P. Music