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. Resident Advisor: Top 20 Albums of 2011
  2. Bleep: Top 10 Albums of 2011
  3. Nitsuh Abebe: Top 10 Albums of 2011
  4. Rise: Records of the Year 2011
  5. XLR8R: 30 Best Albums of 2011
  6. Pitchfork: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  7. Les Inrocks: 100 Best Albums of 2011
  8. Gorilla vs. Bear: Albums of 2011
  9. Pretty Much Amazing: 40 Best Albums of 2011
  10. musicOMH: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  11. Stereogum: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  12. Cokemachineglow: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  13. Drowned in Sound: Favourite Albums of 2011
  14. Piccadilly Records: Albums of 2011
  15. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2011
  16. Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s