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.

Gorilla vs. Bear: 62 Favorite Albums of 2017

04 December 2017

Gorilla vs. Bear: 62 Favorite Albums of 2017

[see also 2019, 2018, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010s]

  1. yaejiYaeji
  2. yaejiEP2
  3. Kelly Lee OwensKelly Lee Owens
  4. TOPSSugar at the Gate
  5. Aldous HardingParty
  6. Laurel HaloDust
  7. Shabazz PalacesQuazarz vs. The Jealous Machines
  8. Shabazz PalacesQuazarz: Born on a Gangster Star
  9. Playboi CartiPlayboi Carti
  10. Faye WebsterFaye Webster
  11. King KruleThe OOZ
  12. Mega BogHappy Together
  13. Toro y MoiBoo Boo
  14. Vince StaplesBig Fish Theory
  15. Nite JewelReal High
  16. Yumi ZoumaWillowbank
  17. Alessandro CortiniAVANTI
  18. AlvvaysAntisocialites
  19. Fever RayPlunge
  20. DemenNektyr
  21. Men I TrustTailwhip
  22. HaterYou Tried
  23. HoopsRoutines
  24. Kedr LivanskiyAriadna
  25. Julia LucilleChthonic
  26. Oneohtrix Point NeverGood Time (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
  27. Julie ByrneNot Even Happiness
  28. Anna of the NorthLovers
  29. She-DevilsShe-Devils
  30. SZACtrl
  31. Washed OutMister Mellow
  32. EquiknoxxColón Man
  33. Mount KimbieLove What Survives
  34. Blue HawaiiTenderness
  35. Hand HabitsWildly Idle (Humble Before the Void)
  36. Big ThiefCapacity
  37. Kendrick LamarDAMN.
  38. SASSY 009Do you mind
  39. Kara-Lis CoverdaleGrafts
  40. You’ll Never Get to HeavenImages
  41. DJ SportsModern Species
  42. JlinBlack Origami
  43. Grizzly BearPainted Ruins
  44. KelelaTake Me Apart
  45. Kaitlyn Aurelia SmithThe Kid
  46. Luke ReedWon’t Be There
  47. Angel OlsenPhases
  48. ChopstarsPurple Moonlight
  49. Molly BurchPlease Be Mine
  50. Johnny JewelWindswept
  51. Joseph ShabasonAytche
  52. Lana Del ReyLust for Life
  53. Drab MajestyThe Demonstration
  54. Amber Mark3:33am
  55. Exit SomeoneDry Your Eyes
  56. Charli XCXNumber 1 Angel
  57. Carla dal FornoThe Garden
  58. Molly NilssonImaginations
  59. John MausScreen Memories
  60. NmeshPharma
  61. Susanne SundførMusic For People In Trouble
  62. RAMZiPhobiza “Noite” Vol. 2