Year-End Lists

A browsable archive of notable year-end lists. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its author, at the source.
  1. Cokemachineglow: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  2. Gorilla vs. Bear: Albums of 2011
  3. Prefix: Top Albums of 2011
  4. Treble: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  5. Ann Powers: 10 Favorite Albums of 2011
  6. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  7. Nitsuh Abebe: Top 10 Albums of 2011
  8. Epitonic: Top 40 Albums of 2011
  9. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2011
  10. Pretty Much Amazing: 40 Best Albums of 2011
  11. Gorilla vs. Bear: Albums of the Decade
  12. Jordan Cronk: 50 Favorite Albums of the 2010s
  13. Margaret Wappler: Top 10 Albums of 2011
  14. Obscure Sound: Best Albums of 2011
  15. Randall Roberts: 10 Favorite Albums of 2011
  16. Pinpoint Music: Top 25 Albums of 2011
  17. Rise: Records of the Year 2011
  18. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2011
  19. Jim DeRogatis: 40 Favorite Albums of 2011
  20. Sonic: Best Albums of 2011
  21. Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 50 Albums of 2011
  22. Todd Martens: Top 15 Albums of 2011
  23. Eric R. Danton: Top 20 Albums of 2011
  24. Pitchfork: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  25. A.V. Club: The 50 Best Albums of the 2010s
  26. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2011
  27. Complex: 25 Best Albums of 2011
  28. PopMatters: 75 Best Albums of 2011
  29. Mojo: Best Albums of 2011
  30. Slant: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  31. Guardian: Best Albums of 2011
  32. Fly: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  33. Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 100 Music Releases of the Decade
  34. Les Inrocks: 100 Best Albums of 2011
  35. Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s