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. MSN: 10 Best Albums of 2012
  2. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2012
  3. Mojo: 50 Best Albums of 2012
  4. FasterLouder: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  5. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2012
  6. Rolling Stone: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  7. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2012
  8. Sonic: 25 Best Albums of 2012
  9. PopMatters: 75 Best Albums of 2012
  10. Jim DeRogatis: Top 40 Albums of 2012
  11. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2012
  12. Frontier Psychiatrist: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  13. Les Inrocks: Top 100 Albums of 2012
  14. musicOMH: Top 100 Albums of 2012