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