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. Les Inrocks: 100 Best Albums of 2011
  2. Mark Morford: Top 10 Most Awesome Records of 2011
  3. Q: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  4. NME: Best Albums of 2011
  5. Complex: 25 Best Albums of 2011
  6. Fly: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  7. Under the Radar: Top 80 Albums of 2011
  8. Drowned in Sound: Favourite Albums of 2011
  9. NME: Greatest Albums of the Decade
  10. Piccadilly Records: Albums of 2011
  11. Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s