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. Piccadilly Records: Top 100 Albums of 2012
  2. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2012
  3. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2012
  4. Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 50 Albums of 2012
  5. Austin Town Hall: Top 100 Albums of 2012
  6. Frontier Psychiatrist: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  7. Les Inrocks: Top 100 Albums of 2012
  8. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2012