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. Epitonic: Top 40 Albums of 2011
  2. Clash: Top 40 Albums of 2011
  3. Fly: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  4. NME: Best Albums of 2011
  5. Thomas Conner: Top Albums of 2011
  6. Exclaim: 30 Best Pop & Rock Albums of 2011
  7. Matt Jordan: 30 Favorite Albums of 2011
  8. XLR8R: 30 Best Albums of 2011
  9. FasterLouder: Best Albums of 2011
  10. Quietus: Albums of the Year 2011
  11. Rise: Records of the Year 2011
  12. Cokemachineglow: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  13. DIY: Albums of 2011
  14. PopMatters: 75 Best Albums of 2011
  15. Under the Radar: Top 80 Albums of 2011
  16. Les Inrocks: 100 Best Albums of 2011