Year-End Lists

A browsable archive of notable year-end lists. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its author, at the source.
  1. Quietus: 75 Favorite Albums of 2012
  2. Cokemachineglow: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  3. Drowned in Sound: 100 Favourite Albums of 2012
  4. Jordan Cronk: 50 Favorite Albums of the 2010s
  5. Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 50 Albums of 2012
  6. Stereogum: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  7. Pitchfork: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  8. PopMatters: 75 Best Albums of 2012
  9. Douglas Wolk: Top 10 Albums of 2012
  10. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2012
  11. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2012
  12. A.V. Club: 25 Best Albums of 2012
  13. Magnet: Top 25 Albums of 2012
  14. L Magazine: 20 Best Albums of 2012
  15. Fact: 50 Best Albums of 2012
  16. WUOG: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  17. Dennis Cooper: 20 Favorite Albums of 2012
  18. Beats Per Minute: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  19. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2012
  20. Treble: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  21. BBC Music: Top 25 Albums of 2012
  22. Frontier Psychiatrist: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  23. Clash: Top 40 Albums of 2012
  24. Decibel: Top 40 Albums of 2012
  25. musicOMH: Top 100 Albums of 2012
  26. Piccadilly Records: Top 100 Albums of 2012
  27. Wire: Top 50 Releases of 2012
  28. Les Inrocks: Top 100 Albums of 2012
  29. AllMusic: 50 Best Albums of 2012
  30. Pretty Much Amazing: 60 Best Albums of 2012