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. Drowned in Sound: Favourite Albums of 2011
  2. Quietus: Albums of the Year 2011
  3. Ben Ratliff: Top 10 Albums of 2011
  4. Dennis Cooper: Favorite Albums of 2011
  5. Cokemachineglow: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  6. Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 50 Albums of 2011
  7. musicOMH: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  8. XLR8R: 30 Best Albums of 2011
  9. Resident Advisor: Top 20 Albums of 2011
  10. Treble: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  11. Sonic: Best Albums of 2011
  12. Prefix: Top Albums of 2011
  13. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2011
  14. Obscure Sound: Best Albums of 2011
  15. Pitchfork: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  16. Wire: Top 50 Releases of 2011
  17. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2011
  18. PopMatters: 75 Best Albums of 2011
  19. Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s