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. Magnet: Top 20 Albums of 2011
  2. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2011
  3. FasterLouder: Best Albums of 2011
  4. Jim DeRogatis: 40 Favorite Albums of 2011
  5. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2011
  6. Fly: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  7. Guitar World: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  8. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2011
  9. DIY: Albums of 2011
  10. Piccadilly Records: Albums of 2011
  11. Under the Radar: Top 80 Albums of 2011
  12. Rolling Stone: 100 Best Albums of the 2010s