Year-End Lists

Notable, browsable lists. 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.

Decibel Magazine

on the web


  • Decibel: Top 40 Albums of 2020
  • Decibel: The Top 40 Albums of 2019
  • Decibel: Top 40 Albums of 2012