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.
  1. Dennis Cooper: Favorite Albums of 2011
  2. Jon Caramanica: Top 10 Albums of 2011
  3. Jon Pareles: Top 10 Albums of 2011
  4. A.A. Dowd: 100 Favorite Metal Albums of the Decade
  5. Jason Diamond: 25 Records Loved in 2011
  6. AwkwardSound: 25 Best Albums of 2011
  7. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2011
  8. Treble: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  9. Pitchfork: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  10. Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 50 Albums of 2011
  11. Quietus: Albums of the Year 2011
  12. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2011