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. Greg Kot: The Best Albums of 2013
  2. Jim DeRogatis: The Best Albums of 2013
  3. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2013
  4. Rolling Stone: 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  5. Uncut: 80 Best Albums of 2013
  6. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2013
  7. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2013
  8. Q: 50 Best Albums of 2013
  9. A.V. Club: The 50 Best Albums of the 2010s
  10. Pitchfork: Top 50 Albums of 2013
  11. Stereogum: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  12. Vice: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  13. Stereogum: The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s
  14. Austin Town Hall: Top 100 Albums of 2012