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