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