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