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: 40 Favorite Albums of 2011
  2. Greg Kot: Top Albums of 2011
  3. Thomas Conner: Top Albums of 2011
  4. Todd Martens: Top 15 Albums of 2011
  5. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2011