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.


on the web


  • PopMatters: The 70 Best Albums of 2019
  • PopMatters: 70 Best Albums of 2018
  • PopMatters: 60 Best Albums of 2017
  • PopMatters: 75 Best Albums of 2012
  • PopMatters: 75 Best Albums of 2011