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. Guardian: Best Albums of 2011
  2. Chris Richards: Best Pop Albums of 2011
  3. Quietus: Albums of the Year 2011
  4. NME: Best Albums of 2011
  5. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2011
  6. BBC: Top 25 Albums of 2011
  7. Pitchfork: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  8. Gigwise: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  9. Q: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  10. Drowned in Sound: Favourite Albums of 2011
  11. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2011