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