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1 free jazz
2 ethereal wave
3 chicago house
4 freestyle
5 twee pop
6 deep uplifting trance
7 colombian rock
8 ebm
9 russian rock
10 avantgarde metal
11 italo dance
12 mandible
13 bmore
14 outsider house
15 nordic house
16 drill and bass
17 balearic
18 christian hardcore
19 mexican rock-and-roll
20 nasheed
21 rock catala
22 gbvfi
23 japanese city pop
24 gypsy jazz
25 african gospel
26 laiko
27 ska revival
28 mande pop
29 salsa international
30 classic garage rock
31 e6fi
32 straight edge
33 classic finnish rock
34 world fusion
35 canterbury scene
36 entehno
37 vancouver indie
38 post-post-hardcore
39 swedish hard rock
40 retro metal
41 deep minimal techno
42 danish hip hop
43 chaotic hardcore
44 electro-industrial
45 polish punk
46 romantico
47 mashup
48 substep
49 bassline
50 deep comedy
51 j-idol
52 african rock
53 classic chinese pop
54 oi
55 kindermusik
56 laboratorio
57 singaporean pop
58 classical performance
59 gothic rock
60 argentine indie
61 tango
62 kraut rock
63 nursery
64 brazilian ccm
65 bhangra
66 steampunk
67 turbo folk
68 early music
69 romanian pop
70 christian punk
71 funky tech house
72 cello
73 dansktop
74 uk hip hop
75 ye ye
76 acid house
77 orchestral
78 canzone napoletana
79 freakbeat
80 old-time
81 dixieland
82 norwegian metal
83 abstract beats
84 musica para ninos
85 alternative roots rock
86 jazz trio
87 surf music
88 drone metal
89 classic russian rock
90 sertanejo tradicional
91 emo punk
92 riddim
93 futurepop
94 comedy rock
95 chill lounge
96 athens indie
97 punjabi
98 zouk riddim
99 k-indie
100 volksmusik
101 psychobilly
102 slovak pop
103 deep talent show
104 classical piano
105 swedish jazz
106 horror punk
107 atmospheric black metal
108 psychill
109 latin electronica
110 gabba
111 fado
112 kabarett
113 swedish reggae
114 italian metal
115 speed garage
116 columbus ohio indie
117 j-poprock
118 turkish alternative
119 hawaiian
120 ballroom
121 deep latin christian
122 voidgaze
123 barnemusikk
124 persian pop
125 kizomba
126 neo-trad metal
127 dub techno
128 progressive psytrance
129 choro
130 choral
131 detroit techno
132 praise
133 indie psych-pop
134 avant-garde
135 aggrotech
136 vintage italian soundtrack
137 theme
138 hungarian rock
139 ok indie
140 venezuelan rock
141 israeli rock
142 power-pop punk
143 bubble trance
144 tribal house
145 deep melodic metalcore
146 karneval
147 deep latin alternative
148 czech rock
149 neo-progressive
150 exotica
151 melodic hard rock
152 swedish punk
153 shimmer psych
154 deep indian pop
155 power blues-rock
156 dark cabaret
157 german oi
158 world meditation
159 vienna indie
160 russian hip hop
161 christelijk
162 hungarian pop
163 electro bailando
164 black thrash
165 renaissance
166 popgaze
167 progressive trance house
168 russiavision
169 goregrind
170 andean
171 deep pop punk
172 p funk
173 string quartet
174 chiptune
175 rai
176 violin
177 deep liquid
178 classic colombian pop
179 acid techno
180 fidget house
181 lds
182 turkish classical
183 czech folk
184 mizrahi
185 horrorcore
186 french folk pop
187 digital hardcore
188 folkmusik
189 neue deutsche welle
190 basque rock
191 anime score
192 belly dance
193 southern gospel
194 classic polish pop
195 brass band
196 norwegian gospel
197 nu skool breaks
198 zouk
199 nordic folk
200 mod revival
201 jazz bass
202 deep chill
203 deep soul house
204 timba
205 highlife
206 ambient idm
207 samba-enredo
208 catalan folk
209 yoik
210 atmospheric post rock
211 instrumental post rock
212 sega
213 albanian pop
214 girl group
215 spanish reggae
216 swiss rock
217 free improvisation
218 c86
219 polish reggae
220 classic peruvian pop
221 hip hop quebecois
222 thai idol
223 vocaloid
224 dominican pop
225 arab folk
226 hip hop tuga
227 perth indie
228 classic belgian pop
229 deep christian rock
230 irish country
231 vintage swedish pop
232 spanish folk
233 native american
234 vintage french electronic
235 rio de la plata
236 college a cappella
237 classic icelandic pop
238 garage punk
239 riot grrrl
240 miami bass
241 swamp pop
242 bouncy house
243 pakistani pop
244 bounce
245 yugoslav rock
246 hauntology
247 french movie tunes
248 harpsichord
249 southern soul blues
250 boogie-woogie
251 desert blues
252 electronica
253 new age piano
254 classic turkish pop
255 classical guitar
256 tin pan alley
257 workout
258 j-ambient
259 brutal deathcore
260 irish indie
261 soukous
262 appalachian folk
263 balkan brass
264 tico
265 russian punk
266 thai pop
267 stomp and whittle
268 finnish indie
269 underground latin hip hop
270 thrash core
271 musica nativista
272 italian jazz
273 morna
274 uk dub
275 vintage tango
276 cyber metal
277 polish indie
278 cante flamenco
279 shibuya-kei
280 j-indie
281 psych gaze
282 deep tech house
283 metal guitar
284 mbalax
285 serialism
286 alternative americana
287 brazilian composition
288 ecuadoria
289 disco polo
290 fake
291 outsider
292 gothic alternative
293 broken beat
294 kompa
295 jumpstyle
296 full on
297 chanson quebecois
298 estonian pop
299 makossa
300 drumfunk
301 heavy alternative
302 beatdown
303 deep acoustic pop
304 portuguese pop
305 slovak hip hop
306 croatian pop
307 german show tunes
308 qawwali
309 oshare kei
310 electropunk
311 vietnamese pop
312 blackgaze
313 grunge pop
314 crust punk
315 kids dance party
316 hiplife
317 dark black metal
318 deep flow
319 composition d
320 funk carioca
321 austrian hip hop
322 deep smooth jazz
323 witch house
324 neo-rockabilly
325 indie emo
326 neofolk
327 louisville indie
328 rva indie
329 drone folk
330 destroy techno
331 calypso
332 orquesta tropical
333 czech hip hop
334 traditional rock 'n roll
335 k-rock
336 denver indie
337 latvian pop
338 ragtime
339 hungarian hip hop
340 canadian hip hop
341 leeds indie
342 kwaito house
343 lo star
344 traditional british folk
345 beats
346 judaica
347 world chill
348 neo-synthpop
349 deep neofolk
350 abstract
351 modern southern rock
352 semba
353 geek rock
354 anarcho-punk
355 orquesta tipica
356 electro dub
357 musiikkia lapsille
358 rosary
359 traditional ska
360 swiss hip hop
361 psychedelic blues-rock
362 acousmatic
363 lounge house
364 ukulele
365 classic czech pop
366 deep soundtrack
367 deep discofox
368 tone
369 deep gothic post-punk
370 hard minimal techno
371 ethiopian pop
372 deep rai
373 zillertal
374 japanese psychedelic
375 mexican son
376 dirty texas rap
377 deep dance pop
378 deep adult standards
379 atmospheric post-metal
380 ghazal
381 nwothm
382 nerdcore
383 classic venezuelan pop
384 lithumania
385 darkstep
386 zouglou
387 kurdish folk
388 tribute
389 black death
390 electro trash
391 slc indie
392 footwork
393 funky breaks
394 danish indie
395 belgian indie
396 vegan straight edge
397 new beat
398 classic french pop
399 concert piano
400 slavic metal
401 future ambient
402 crack rock steady
403 traditional swing
404 swedish prog
405 zydeco
406 classic soundtrack
407 guidance
408 jazz brass
409 nl folk
410 gothic americana
411 minimal wave
412 dark hardcore
413 ukrainian rock
414 modern uplift
415 australian indie
416 usbm
417 solipsynthm
418 deep melodic hard rock
419 progressive alternative
420 underground power pop
421 blaskapelle
422 schranz
423 electronicore
424 deep contemporary country
425 spanish invasion
426 michigan indie
427 indie singer-songwriter
428 corrosion
429 breakcore
430 indian classical
431 deep psychobilly
432 downtempo fusion
433 chaotic black metal
434 deep orchestral
435 string folk
436 ragga jungle
437 dark ambient
438 fast melodic punk
439 didgeridoo
440 library music
441 garage punk blues
442 islamic recitation
443 gamecore
444 south african jazz
445 deep german punk
446 chalga
447 neurostep
448 abstract idm
449 finnish hardcore
450 mallet
451 power violence
452 martial industrial
453 musica per bambini
454 liturgical
455 bay area hip hop
456 tzadik
457 russian alternative
458 classic dutch pop
459 byzantine
460 euroska
461 musique pour enfants
462 cornetas y tambores
463 traditional scottish folk
464 traditional soul
465 hindustani classical
466 ostrock
467 panpipe
468 ambient psychill
469 german ccm
470 enka
471 classic russian pop
472 coupe decale
473 deep disco
474 bass trip
475 rebetiko
476 scratch
477 norwegian jazz
478 deep darkpsy
479 gospel reggae
480 afrikaans
481 deep jazz guitar
482 faroese pop
483 french punk
484 shanty
485 melodic progressive metal
486 deep progressive trance
487 classic afrobeat
488 monastic
489 kwaito
490 screamocore
491 italian progressive rock
492 power electronics
493 neo metal
494 russian folk
495 porro
496 consort
497 bossa nova jazz
498 minimal melodic techno
499 string band
500 deep ambient
501 classic schlager
502 deep folk metal
503 nz indie
504 hard house
505 experimental dubstep
506 slam death metal
507 magyar
508 jig and reel
509 vintage chanson
510 rap metalcore
511 manele
512 deep liquid bass
513 galego
514 polyphony
515 flick hop
516 experimental psych
517 luk thung
518 motivation
519 noise punk
520 iskelma
521 spanish classical
522 japanoise
523 bemani
524 spoken word
525 indorock
526 marching band
527 military band
528 deep brazilian pop
529 dark psytrance
530 breton folk
531 african percussion
532 skinhead reggae
533 beach music
534 technical brutal death metal
535 deep soft rock
536 indie shoegaze
537 depressive black metal
538 pipe band
539 danish jazz
540 deep indie singer-songwriter
541 tekno
542 romanian rock
543 japanese jazztronica
544 harp
545 italian folk
546 funeral doom
547 persian traditional
548 minimal dubstep
549 neo-pagan
550 indie fuzzpop
551 deep canadian indie
552 melodic power metal
553 deep german indie
554 swedish pop punk
555 neo-industrial rock
556 thrash-groove metal
557 go-go
558 abstractro
559 indie pop rock
560 armenian folk
561 accordion
562 punta
563 blues-rock guitar
564 jazz orchestra
565 ghettotech
566 remix
567 deep sunset lounge
568 speedcore
569 northern irish indie
570 klezmer
571 hard glam
572 deep opera
573 kuduro
574 west african jazz
575 doujin
576 deep new wave
577 barbershop
578 trash rock
579 bulgarian rock
580 hebrew pop
581 black sludge
582 greek indie
583 benga
584 corsican folk
585 contemporary folk
586 geek folk
587 nepali
588 brass ensemble
589 triangle indie
590 outer hip hop
591 commons
592 light music
593 ambient fusion
594 italian punk
595 dallas indie
596 gospel blues
597 wind ensemble
598 screamo punk
599 zim
600 j-core
601 throat singing
602 greek hip hop
603 deep vocal house
604 deep happy hardcore
605 jug band
606 contemporary classical
607 capoeira
608 chinese traditional
609 british dance band
610 power noise
611 greek house
612 covertrance
613 dark minimal techno
614 drama
615 oratory
616 sinhala
617 poetry
618 vintage jazz
619 chinese indie rock
620 deep vocal jazz
621 finnish jazz
622 spanish indie rock
623 villancicos
624 unblack metal
625 deep psytrance
626 chamber choir
627 deep full on
628 slash punk
629 traditional funk
630 muziek voor kinderen
631 post-disco soul
632 british brass band
633 c64
634 cumbia funk
635 cajun
636 dubsteppe
637 musique concrete
638 vapor house
639 street punk
640 halloween
641 mexican traditional
642 college marching band
643 deep indie pop
644 deep deep house
645 grisly death metal
646 japanese traditional
647 j-reggae
648 carnatic
649 deep classic garage rock
650 hardcore breaks
651 deep southern soul
652 gothic post-punk
653 makina
654 crossover prog
655 fussball
656 deep downtempo fusion
657 deep ragga
658 deep indie rock
659 classic eurovision
660 deep filthstep
661 deep freestyle
662 deep funk house
663 glitch beats
664 skiffle
665 steelpan
666 polish jazz
667 fallen angel
668 sunset lounge
669 spytrack
670 bangla
671 classical organ
672 belorush
673 polka
674 early music ensemble
675 deep jazz piano
676 classical flute
677 organic ambient
678 traditional rockabilly
679 indian rock
680 lowercase
681 deep jazz fusion
682 clarinet
683 electroacoustic improvisation
684 deep progressive house
685 punk ska
686 deep pop emo
687 skinhead oi
688 stl indie
689 deep thrash metal
690 neo soul-jazz
691 deep melodic death metal
692 traditional reggae
693 classic psychedelic rock
694 deep surf music
695 deep dub techno
696 norwegian punk
697 deep northern soul
698 football
699 deep nordic folk
700 deep chill-out
701 ghoststep
702 deep italo disco
703 wrock
704 hatecore
705 goa trance
706 mantra
707 deep hardcore
708 demoscene
709 maghreb
710 deep east coast hip hop
711 dark progressive house
712 doomcore
713 charred death
714 ambient dub techno
715 slovenian rock
716 breaks
717 gamelan
718 raw black metal
719 klapa
720 vintage swing
721 deep g funk
722 neo honky tonk
723 deep punk rock
724 hard stoner rock
725 re:techno
726 accordeon
727 chill groove
728 deep motown
729 deep swedish rock
730 deep nz indie
731 grim death metal
732 guitar case
733 baroque ensemble
734 deep space rock
735 tanzlmusi
736 noise
737 deep free jazz
738 glitter trance
739 dubstep product
740 tibetan
741 malagasy folk
742 chill-out trance
743 zeuhl
744 j-poppunk
745 new jack smooth
746 deep eurodance
747 twin cities indie
748 j-punk
749 alternative hardcore
750 ceilidh
751 vintage rockabilly
752 jangle rock
753 kc indie
754 deep power-pop punk
755 skweee
756 deep orgcore
757 terrorcore
758 modern downshift
759 french folk
760 indie emo rock
761 nu electro
762 bulgarian folk
763 alternative metalcore
764 rhythm and boogie
765 deep hardcore punk
766 deep classical piano
767 german street punk
768 deep cello
769 thai indie
770 cryptic black metal
771 jazz composition
772 modern free jazz
773 swedish jazz orkester
774 gothic doom
775 deep neo-synthpop
776 vintage schlager
777 soda pop
778 ethereal gothic
779 song poem
780 deep delta blues
781 heavy gothic rock
782 chip hop
783 twee indie pop
784 vintage gospel
785 chinese opera
786 cinematic dubstep
787 deep german jazz
788 deep symphonic black metal
789 saxophone
790 neo-traditional country
791 dark electro-industrial
792 vintage country folk
793 caucasian folk
794 necrogrind
795 deep breakcore
796 deep latin jazz
797 drone psych
798 anime cv
799 vintage swoon
800 vintage reggae
801 central asian folk
802 smooth urban r&b
803 rock noise
804 deep string quartet
805 vintage western
806 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.