No books, film, or television lists this year.  Only music.

Ten I liked, in abc order:

bon iver, bon iver

bonnie 'prince' billy, wolfroy goes to town

das racist, relax

explosions in the sky, take care, take care, take care

david lynch, crazy clown time

radiohead, the king of limbs

r.e.m., collapse into now

the roots, undun

the rural alberta advantage, departing

tv on the radio, nine types of light

ten disappointments:

wilco, the whole love
fleet foxes, helplessness blues
feist, metals
my morning jacket, circuital
bright eyes, the people's key
beastie boys, hot sauce committee part 2
red hot chili peppers, i'm with you
iron & wine, kiss each other clean
the strokes, angles
death cab for cutie, codes and keys

five that fell in between:

jay-z/kanye west, watch the throne
paul simon, so beautiful or so what
wild flag, wild flag
ryan adams, ashes and fire
eddie vedder, ukulele songs

one by a band I cannot, nor will I ever, abide:

the decemberists, the king is dead