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.

Sonic Magazine

on the web


  • Sonic: 25 Best Albums of 2012
  • Sonic: Best Albums of 2011