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. Wire: Top 50 Releases of 2017
  2. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  3. Jordan Cronk: Favorite Albums of 2017
  4. PopMatters: 60 Best Albums of 2017
  5. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  6. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2017
  7. Fact: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  8. Time Out New York: 29 Best Albums of 2017
  9. NPR Music: Best 50 Albums of 2017
  10. Tiny Mix Tapes: 50 Favorite Music Releases of 2017
  11. Rolling Stone: 51 Best Albums of 2017
  12. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2017
  13. Quietus: Top 100 Albums of 2017
  14. Gorilla vs. Bear: 62 Favorite Albums of 2017
  15. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  16. Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s