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. Gorilla vs. Bear: Albums of 2011
  2. Jonah Weiner: 10 Favorite Albums of 2011
  3. Complex: 25 Best Albums of 2011
  4. Stereogum: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  5. Filter: Top 20 Albums of 2011
  6. Fact: 50 Best Albums of 2011
  7. Cokemachineglow: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  8. Gorilla vs. Bear: Albums of the Decade
  9. Uproxx: The Best Albums of the 2010s
  10. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2011
  11. Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s