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1 wrock
2 deep neofolk
3 deep indie singer-songwriter
4 k-indie
5 kids dance party
6 belly dance
7 nursery
8 ethereal gothic
9 german show tunes
10 deep acoustic pop
11 musica para ninos
12 french movie tunes
13 deep dance pop
14 world meditation
15 neo-pagan
16 deep talent show
17 stl indie
18 brazilian ccm
19 praise
20 mantra
21 smooth urban r&b
22 jazz composition
23 spoken word
24 rosary
25 deep latin christian
26 indie singer-songwriter
27 k-rock
28 lds
29 musiikkia lapsille
30 barnemusikk
31 villancicos
32 german ccm
33 riot grrrl
34 electro bailando
35 deep brazilian pop
36 tone
37 musique pour enfants
38 funk carioca
39 russiavision
40 bounce
41 gospel reggae
42 geek folk
43 deep eurodance
44 native american
45 norwegian gospel
46 workout
47 kizomba
48 slc indie
49 neo soul-jazz
50 new age piano
51 fake
52 muziek voor kinderen
53 african percussion
54 poetry
55 dominican pop
56 harp
57 luk thung
58 tibetan
59 chanson quebecois
60 chinese opera
61 thai idol
62 musica per bambini
63 southern gospel
64 zouk
65 zouk riddim
66 deep cello
67 classic icelandic pop
68 girl group
69 stomp and whittle
70 ukulele
71 hawaiian
72 string folk
73 yoik
74 deep deep tech house
75 singaporean pop
76 deep soundtrack
77 college a cappella
78 indie pop rock
79 ugandan pop
80 judaica
81 benga
82 christelijk
83 deep canadian indie
84 vintage swing
85 ye ye
86 deep german indie
87 thai pop
88 world fusion
89 classic russian pop
90 latvian pop
91 anime cv
92 panpipe
93 deep indie pop
94 deep indie rock
95 indie psych-pop
96 deep classical piano
97 deep vocal house
98 kuduro
99 german street punk
100 composition d
101 guidance
102 accordeon
103 morna
104 shimmer psych
105 jangle rock
106 new jack smooth
107 vietnamese pop
108 australian indie
109 kwaito house
110 turbo folk
111 finnish indie
112 motivation
113 rock catala
114 classic chinese pop
115 bemani
116 galego
117 bmore
118 deep contemporary country
119 glitch beats
120 sunset lounge
121 semba
122 hiplife
123 punta
124 folkmusik
125 vintage chanson
126 deep sunset lounge
127 albanian pop
128 contemporary classical
129 dark cabaret
130 british dance band
131 southern soul blues
132 cello
133 orquesta tipica
134 polish indie
135 croatian pop
136 danish indie
137 estonian pop
138 michigan indie
139 guitar case
140 twee indie pop
141 twin cities indie
142 contemporary folk
143 deep orchestral
144 malagasy folk
145 catalan folk
146 classic french pop
147 spanish folk
148 carnatic
149 ceilidh
150 classic turkish pop
151 deep nordic folk
152 electroacoustic improvisation
153 dansktop
154 armenian folk
155 nordic folk
156 romanian pop
157 skweee
158 belgian indie
159 world chill
160 argentine indie
161 j-reggae
162 northern irish indie
163 swiss rock
164 irish indie
165 vancouver indie
166 classic eurovision
167 hungarian pop
168 vintage jazz
169 ok indie
170 hindustani classical
171 oshare kei
172 halloween
173 kwaito
174 vienna indie
175 j-idol
176 popgaze
177 deep rai
178 indian classical
179 afrikaans
180 arab folk
181 athens indie
182 bulgarian rock
183 denver indie
184 indie fuzzpop
185 deep freestyle
186 lo star
187 modern uplift
188 italian folk
189 polka
190 thai indie
191 classic polish pop
192 dallas indie
193 deep latin alternative
194 mizrahi
195 deep adult standards
196 irish country
197 jig and reel
198 alternative americana
199 chalga
200 desert blues
201 klapa
202 perth indie
203 string quartet
204 mande pop
205 tin pan alley
206 vintage schlager
207 vintage tango
208 concert piano
209 solipsynthm
210 tango
211 faroese pop
212 manele
213 orchestral
214 steampunk
215 magyar
216 orquesta tropical
217 timba
218 deep vocal jazz
219 fado
220 steelpan
221 bossa nova jazz
222 minimal wave
223 classical piano
224 indie emo
225 traditional british folk
226 deep nz indie
227 greek indie
228 tribute
229 classical performance
230 demoscene
231 violin
232 lounge house
233 vocaloid
234 classical flute
235 danish jazz
236 indie dream pop
237 turkish alternative
238 ukrainian rock
239 calypso
240 chinese experimental
241 nl folk
242 zim
243 basque rock
244 lithumania
245 drama
246 heavy gothic rock
247 israeli rock
248 persian pop
249 comedy rock
250 consort
251 twee pop
252 witch house
253 deep chill
254 deep free jazz
255 gothic post-punk
256 latin electronica
257 early music ensemble
258 balkan brass
259 maghreb
260 portuguese pop
261 yugoslav rock
262 tico
263 bassline
264 corrosion
265 speed garage
266 bhangra
267 j-ambient
268 traditional soul
269 vintage swedish pop
270 classic belgian pop
271 didgeridoo
272 drone folk
273 visual kei
274 african rock
275 choral
276 classic venezuelan pop
277 french folk pop
278 ghazal
279 klezmer
280 cante flamenco
281 commons
282 deep chill-out
283 islamic recitation
284 chill lounge
285 deep christian rock
286 kompa
287 south african jazz
288 choro
289 cumbia funk
290 dubsteppe
291 nordic house
292 rai
293 chamber choir
294 disco polo
295 gothic rock
296 punjabi
297 clarinet
298 deep flow
299 deep motown
300 swedish reggae
301 bass trip
302 polyphony
303 entehno
304 hebrew pop
305 french folk
306 mashup
307 traditional scottish folk
308 classic afrobeat
309 classic czech pop
310 highlife
311 iskelma
312 persian traditional
313 slovenian rock
314 traditional swing
315 deep indian pop
316 experimental psych
317 swedish jazz
318 serialism
319 swamp pop
320 zydeco
321 dixieland
322 ghettotech
323 indian folk
324 mbalax
325 renaissance
326 samba-enredo
327 covertrance
328 ghoststep
329 hungarian rock
330 sega
331 slovak pop
332 contemporary composition
333 czech rock
334 deep gothic post-punk
335 gothic alternative
336 norwegian jazz
337 remix
338 chill groove
339 deep northern soul
340 j-indie
341 corsican folk
342 neo-traditional country
343 brazilian composition
344 pakistani pop
345 andean
346 early music
347 electropunk
348 west african jazz
349 mexican son
350 ballroom
351 barbershop
352 deep opera
353 leeds indie
354 c86
355 chip hop
356 qawwali
357 canadian hip hop
358 classic peruvian pop
359 czech folk
360 deep hardcore punk
361 deep ragga
362 deep southern soul
363 chinese traditional
364 romanian rock
365 classic schlager
366 avant-garde
367 cajun
368 ecuadoria
369 porro
370 swedish jazz orkester
371 gypsy jazz
372 venezuelan rock
373 zeuhl
374 volksmusik
375 deep discofox
376 ostrock
377 tanzlmusi
378 vapor house
379 acousmatic
380 finnish jazz
381 karneval
382 spanish invasion
383 columbus ohio indie
384 gospel blues
385 nu age
386 soda pop
387 accordion
388 baroque ensemble
389 e6fi
390 classical guitar
391 downtempo fusion
392 ethiopian pop
393 gamelan
394 kc indie
395 shibuya-kei
396 classic psychedelic rock
397 exotica
398 j-poprock
399 chinese indie rock
400 garage pop
401 harpsichord
402 miami bass
403 italian jazz
404 nz indie
405 punk ska
406 anime score
407 makossa
408 vintage gospel
409 soukous
410 balearic
411 bulgarian folk
412 enka
413 go-go
414 greek hip hop
415 mexican traditional
416 beach music
417 italo beats
418 musique concrete
419 traditional rock 'n roll
420 classic colombian pop
421 deep disco
422 mallet
423 spanish classical
424 japanese traditional
425 skiffle
426 ragtime
427 deep new wave
428 deep classic garage rock
429 deep downtempo fusion
430 hard stoner rock
431 rebetiko
432 traditional reggae
433 capoeira
434 deep funk house
435 neue deutsche welle
436 deep filthstep
437 theme
438 vintage french electronic
439 wind ensemble
440 warm drone
441 abstractro
442 dubstep product
443 outsider
444 spanish indie rock
445 turkish classical
446 deep soft rock
447 rio de la plata
448 ambient fusion
449 russian folk
450 canzone napoletana
451 throat singing
452 c64
453 electronica
454 broken beat
455 liturgical
456 post-disco soul
457 laboratorio
458 skinhead reggae
459 triangle indie
460 bouncy house
461 atmospheric post rock
462 doujin
463 neofolk
464 old-time
465 deep smooth jazz
466 footwork
467 grunge pop
468 classic garage rock
469 deep delta blues
470 j-punk
471 deep german punk
472 swiss hip hop
473 coupe decale
474 gothic doom
475 japanese jazztronica
476 polish jazz
477 byzantine
478 deep punk rock
479 freakbeat
480 slash punk
481 underground power pop
482 anarcho-punk
483 chill-out trance
484 indie shoegaze
485 light music
486 futurepop
487 library music
488 aggrotech
489 caucasian folk
490 jazz brass
491 string band
492 hip hop tuga
493 vintage rockabilly
494 deep german jazz
495 nepali
496 rva indie
497 danish hip hop
498 deep italo disco
499 deep latin jazz
500 euroska
501 monastic
502 abstract beats
503 ambient idm
504 jazz trio
505 martial industrial
506 power noise
507 substep
508 zouglou
509 appalachian folk
510 deep soul house
511 electro-industrial
512 glitter trance
513 p funk
514 polish reggae
515 traditional funk
516 breton folk
517 deep dub techno
518 future ambient
519 polish punk
520 swedish prog
521 trash rock
522 abstract
523 fallen angel
524 louisville indie
525 geek rock
526 traditional rockabilly
527 kabarett
528 new beat
529 alternative hardcore
530 alternative roots rock
531 brass band
532 deep jazz piano
533 horror punk
534 indie emo rock
535 kayokyoku
536 vintage country folk
537 deep surf music
538 college marching band
539 deep pop emo
540 garage punk
541 greek house
542 tzadik
543 deep deep house
544 gamecore
545 avant-garde jazz
546 classic soundtrack
547 finnish hardcore
548 free improvisation
549 free jazz
550 hauntology
551 vintage italian soundtrack
552 gothic americana
553 hardcore breaks
554 jug band
555 mod revival
556 psych gaze
557 swedish pop punk
558 neo honky tonk
559 sinhala
560 russian punk
561 experimental dubstep
562 garage punk blues
563 screamocore
564 deep power-pop punk
565 instrumental post rock
566 spanish reggae
567 deep progressive house
568 pipe band
569 psychill
570 tribal house
571 kurdish folk
572 power-pop punk
573 boogie-woogie
574 emo punk
575 indian rock
576 russian alternative
577 fidget house
578 neo-synthpop
579 screamo punk
580 marching band
581 classic dutch pop
582 dark progressive house
583 gbvfi
584 austrian hip hop
585 digital hardcore
586 hard glam
587 hard house
588 hip hop quebecois
589 russian hip hop
590 spytrack
591 swedish punk
592 deep orgcore
593 psychobilly
594 rhythm and boogie
595 shanty
596 street punk
597 thrash-groove metal
598 classical organ
599 j-core
600 surf music
601 traditional ska
602 nu electro
603 song poem
604 re:techno
605 terrorcore
606 belorush
607 indorock
608 neo-rockabilly
609 uk dub
610 ambient psychill
611 acid house
612 brass ensemble
613 hungarian hip hop
614 deep psychobilly
615 fussball
616 mandible
617 deep tech house
618 electro dub
619 bubble trance
620 deep hardcore
621 deep psytrance
622 hatecore
623 japanoise
624 deep ambient
625 dark electro-industrial
626 depressive black metal
627 detroit techno
628 lowercase
629 ragga jungle
630 acid techno
631 funky breaks
632 funky tech house
633 soul flow
634 christian punk
635 rap metalcore
636 bay area hip hop
637 deep darkpsy
638 norwegian punk
639 bangla
640 deep happy hardcore
641 deep minimal techno
642 makina
643 organic ambient
644 crossover prog
645 dark minimal techno
646 deep progressive trance
647 scratch
648 breaks
649 dub techno
650 jazz orchestra
651 zillertal
652 alternative metalcore
653 italian progressive rock
654 j-poppunk
655 melodic power metal
656 minimal melodic techno
657 musica nativista
658 nerdcore
659 atmospheric post-metal
660 deep comedy
661 deep g funk
662 drill and bass
663 breakcore
664 central asian folk
665 czech hip hop
666 hard minimal techno
667 vegan straight edge
668 abstract idm
669 electro trash
670 nu skool breaks
671 power electronics
672 psychedelic blues-rock
673 ambient dub techno
674 blues-rock guitar
675 football
676 deep breakcore
677 deep jazz guitar
678 military band
679 slavic metal
680 british brass band
681 dark psytrance
682 japanese psychedelic
683 deep neo-synthpop
684 deep pop punk
685 minimal dubstep
686 neurostep
687 cornetas y tambores
688 kraut rock
689 oratory
690 swedish hard rock
691 deep swedish rock
692 modern downshift
693 goa trance
694 blaskapelle
695 charred death
696 doomcore
697 melodic hard rock
698 deep full on
699 italian punk
700 progressive psytrance
701 slovak hip hop
702 beats
703 deep thrash metal
704 funeral doom
705 jumpstyle
706 progressive trance house
707 deep space rock
708 outer hip hop
709 deep folk metal
710 deep jazz fusion
711 progressive alternative
712 dark ambient
713 french punk
714 tekno
715 deep east coast hip hop
716 deep liquid bass
717 horrorcore
718 canterbury scene
719 raw black metal
720 blackgaze
721 metal guitar
722 neo metal
723 schranz
724 black sludge
725 modern southern rock
726 underground latin hip hop
727 cryptic black metal
728 thrash core
729 crust punk
730 gabba
731 cinematic dubstep
732 grim death metal
733 italian metal
734 noise punk
735 darkstep
736 heavy alternative
737 crack rock steady
738 electronicore
739 oi
740 power violence
741 drumfunk
742 fast melodic punk
743 dark hardcore
744 deep melodic hard rock
745 jazz bass
746 power blues-rock
747 full on
748 norwegian metal
749 chaotic black metal
750 noise
751 nintendocore
752 uk hip hop
753 dark black metal
754 atmospheric black metal
755 deep liquid
756 drone metal
757 melodic progressive metal
758 speedcore
759 german oi
760 chiptune
761 grisly death metal
762 retro metal
763 straight edge
764 flick hop
765 black death
766 deep melodic death metal
767 voidgaze
768 dirty texas rap
769 post-post-hardcore
770 neo-progressive
771 black thrash
772 beatdown
773 chaotic hardcore
774 skinhead oi
775 cyber metal
776 deep melodic metalcore
777 neo-industrial rock
778 nwothm
779 unblack metal
780 usbm
781 christian hardcore
782 neo-trad metal
783 slam death metal
784 deep symphonic black metal
785 technical brutal death metal
786 goregrind
787 brutal deathcore
788 rock noise
@EveryNoise ·  glenn mcdonald ·  Spotify
This is an ongoing attempt at a useful flattening of the musical genre-space tracked by Spotify into a simple sortable list.
 
Click any genre to re-sort the list by similarity to that genre.
 
How We Understand Music Genres explains how this thing got started.
A Retromatic History of Music (or Love) follows these genres across years.
The Spotify New-Release Sorting Hat uses them to cluster this week's new releases.
We Built This City On follows them to their cities of origin.
Genres by Country breaks them down by strength of association with countries.
Drunkard's Rock wanders around for a really long time.
The Sounds of Places plots countries as if they were genres.
Every Place at Once is an index of the distinctive listening of individual cities.
Genres in Their Own Words maps genres to words found in their song titles.
The Needle tries to find songs surging towards the edges of one obscurity or another.
The Approaching Worms of Christmas tries to wrap itself around things I usually fight.