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. Billboard: 10 Best Albums of 2011
  2. Thomas Conner: Top Albums of 2011
  3. Austin Town Hall: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  4. Gigwise: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  5. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2011
  6. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  7. Fly: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  8. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2011
  9. PopMatters: 75 Best Albums of 2011