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. Jim DeRogatis: Best Albums of 2018
  2. Spectrum Culture: Top 20 Albums of 2018
  3. A.V. Club: 20 Best Albums of 2018
  4. The Wild Honey Pie: Top 30 Albums of 2018
  5. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  6. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2018
  7. Austin Town Hall: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  8. Alternative: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  9. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  10. Jordan Cronk: Albums 2018
  11. Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2018
  12. Brooklyn Vegan: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  13. NPR Music: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  14. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2018