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. Clash: Top 40 Albums of 2012
  2. Sonic: 25 Best Albums of 2012
  3. Guardian: Best Albums of 2012
  4. Mojo: 50 Best Albums of 2012
  5. Jim DeRogatis: Top 40 Albums of 2012
  6. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2012
  7. Rolling Stone: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  8. AllMusic: 50 Best Albums of 2012
  9. NME: 50 Best Albums of 2012
  10. musicOMH: Top 100 Albums of 2012
  11. Piccadilly Records: Top 100 Albums of 2012
  12. Les Inrocks: Top 100 Albums of 2012