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.

Lists

  1. Beats Per Minute: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  2. AllMusic: 50 Best Albums of 2012
  3. Clash: Top 40 Albums of 2012
  4. Crack Magazine: The Top 100 Albums of 2012
  5. Dennis Cooper: 20 Favorite Albums of 2012
  6. Frontier Psychiatrist: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  7. Magnet: Top 25 Albums of 2012
  8. Treble: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  9. Cokemachineglow: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  10. Pretty Much Amazing: 60 Best Albums of 2012
  11. Sonic: 25 Best Albums of 2012
  12. Filter: Top 20 Albums of 2012
  13. Guardian: Best Albums of 2012
  14. Piccadilly Records: Top 100 Albums of 2012
  15. WUOG: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  16. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2012
  17. Pitchfork: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  18. musicOMH: Top 100 Albums of 2012
  19. Gorilla vs. Bear: 50 Best Albums of 2012
  20. Mojo: 50 Best Albums of 2012
  21. Spinner: 50 Best Albums of 2012
  22. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2012
  23. PopMatters: 75 Best Albums of 2012
  24. NME: 50 Best Albums of 2012
  25. Stereogum: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  26. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2012
  27. Les Inrocks: Top 100 Albums of 2012
  28. Drowned in Sound: 100 Favourite Albums of 2012