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