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. Mark Morford: Top 10 Most Awesome Records of 2011
  2. Obscure Sound: Best Albums of 2011
  3. XLR8R: 30 Best Albums of 2011
  4. Drowned in Sound: Favourite Albums of 2011
  5. Pitchfork: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  6. Rise: Records of the Year 2011
  7. NME: Best Albums of 2011
  8. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2011
  9. Piccadilly Records: Albums of 2011
  10. PopMatters: 75 Best Albums of 2011