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