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. Jon Caramanica: Top 10 Albums of 2011
  2. Chris Riemenschneider: Top 10 Albums of 2011
  3. James Reed: Top Albums of 2011
  4. Piccadilly Records: Albums of 2011
  5. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2011
  6. Epitonic: Top 40 Albums of 2011
  7. FasterLouder: Best Albums of 2011
  8. Les Inrocks: 100 Best Albums of 2011
  9. Under the Radar: Top 80 Albums of 2011
  10. Austin Town Hall: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  11. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2011