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. Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 50 Albums of 2011
  2. Pitchfork: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  3. XLR8R: 30 Best Albums of 2011
  4. Resident Advisor: Top 20 Albums of 2011
  5. Vice: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  6. Treble: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  7. AwkwardSound: 25 Best Albums of 2011
  8. Wire: Top 50 Releases of 2011
  9. Epitonic: Top 40 Albums of 2011
  10. Stereogum: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  11. Quietus: Albums of the Year 2011
  12. Clash: Top 40 Albums of 2011
  13. Fact: 50 Best Albums of 2011
  14. Cokemachineglow: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  15. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2011
  16. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  17. Gorilla vs. Bear: Albums of the Decade
  18. Prefix: Top Albums of 2011
  19. Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s
  20. Drowned in Sound: Favourite Albums of 2011
  21. Stereogum: The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s
  22. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Albums of the 2010s