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. Gigwise: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  2. Jason Bentley: Top 10 Albums of 2011
  3. Claire Suddath: Top 10 Albums of 2011
  4. Ology: Top 15 Indie/Alternative Albums of 2011
  5. SFGate: 10 Best Albums of 2011
  6. Matt Jordan: 30 Favorite Albums of 2011
  7. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2011
  8. Clash: Top 40 Albums of 2011
  9. Jim DeRogatis: 40 Favorite Albums of 2011
  10. Q: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  11. Piccadilly Records: Albums of 2011
  12. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2011