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