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