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. Gigwise: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  2. Fly: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  3. Les Inrocks: 100 Best Albums of 2011
  4. musicOMH: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  5. NME: Best Albums of 2011
  6. DIY: Albums of 2011
  7. MagicRPM: Top 15 Albums of 2011
  8. Piccadilly Records: Albums of 2011
  9. Clash: Top 40 Albums of 2011
  10. BBC: Top 25 Albums of 2011
  11. Guardian: Best Albums of 2011
  12. Jason Bentley: Top 10 Albums of 2011
  13. Drowned in Sound: Favourite Albums of 2011
  14. Rise: Records of the Year 2011
  15. Q: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  16. NME: Greatest Albums of the Decade
  17. FasterLouder: Best Albums of 2011
  18. Under the Radar: Top 80 Albums of 2011