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. Margaret Wappler: Top 10 Albums of 2011
  2. Magnet: Top 20 Albums of 2011
  3. Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 50 Albums of 2011
  4. Exclaim: 30 Best Pop & Rock Albums of 2011
  5. Mojo: Best Albums of 2011
  6. Pitchfork: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  7. Prefix: Top Albums of 2011
  8. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2011
  9. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  10. Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s
  11. Obscure Sound: Best Albums of 2011
  12. Rise: Records of the Year 2011
  13. Cokemachineglow: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  14. Les Inrocks: 100 Best Albums of 2011
  15. Under the Radar: Top 80 Albums of 2011