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1 violin
2 classical
3 focus
4 soundtrack
5 hollywood
6 background music
7 lounge
8 vocal jazz
9 adult standards
10 scorecore
11 melancholia
12 folk
13 singer-songwriter
14 soul
15 chamber pop
16 freak folk
17 sleep
18 indie folk
19 folk-pop
20 brill building pop
21 traditional country
22 mpb
23 indie anthem-folk
24 new americana
25 cantautor
26 lilith
27 folk rock
28 rock-and-roll
29 stomp and holler
30 art pop
31 outlaw country
32 classic soul
33 modern bollywood
34 baroque pop
35 mellow gold
36 country rock
37 ranchera
38 acoustic pop
39 roots rock
40 opm
41 blues-rock
42 nova mpb
43 desi pop
44 piano rock
45 psychedelic rock
46 turkish rock
47 progressive rock
48 italian pop
49 country
50 classic rock
51 bubblegum pop
52 art rock
53 viral pop
54 yacht rock
55 lo-fi beats
56 soft rock
57 world worship
58 motown
59 indie pop
60 british invasion
61 neo mellow
62 canadian pop
63 indie r&b
64 quiet storm
65 argentine rock
66 funk
67 baile pop
68 worship
69 protopunk
70 dutch pop
71 permanent wave
72 rock
73 indie rock
74 album rock
75 heartland rock
76 alternative r&b
77 christian music
78 pagode
79 turkish pop
80 anthem worship
81 glam rock
82 alternative rock
83 chillhop
84 disco
85 chillwave
86 grupera
87 indonesian pop
88 german rock
89 latin pop
90 modern rock
91 rock en espanol
92 pop rock
93 ccm
94 australian indie
95 vapor soul
96 latin rock
97 new wave pop
98 escape room
99 sertanejo
100 metropopolis
101 swedish pop
102 neo soul
103 canadian contemporary r&b
104 british soul
105 italian arena pop
106 latin alternative
107 emo rap
108 german pop
109 mexican rock
110 hoerspiel
111 garage rock
112 spanish pop
113 christian alternative rock
114 contemporary country
115 indietronica
116 dance rock
117 britpop
118 tropical
119 brazilian hip hop
120 new wave
121 banda
122 regional mexican
123 electronic
124 norteno
125 latin
126 cumbia
127 talent show
128 sertanejo universitario
129 australian pop
130 brazilian rock
131 country road
132 hard rock
133 uk pop
134 latin arena pop
135 deep pop r&b
136 underground hip hop
137 new rave
138 german cloud rap
139 dance-punk
140 alternative hip hop
141 argentine hip hop
142 modern alternative rock
143 trap espanol
144 r&b
145 urban contemporary
146 mexican pop
147 canadian hip hop
148 electropop
149 german hip hop
150 j-pop
151 pop nacional
152 new jack swing
153 conscious hip hop
154 emo
155 trap argentino
156 alternative dance
157 country pop
158 toronto rap
159 modern country rock
160 detroit hip hop
161 latin viral pop
162 uk hip hop
163 regional mexican pop
164 new romantic
165 dark trap
166 rap conscient
167 indie poptimism
168 k-pop
169 french hip hop
170 pop
171 post-grunge
172 chicago rap
173 italian hip hop
174 funk metal
175 sertanejo pop
176 francoton
177 hip pop
178 colombian pop
179 hip hop
180 hardcore hip hop
181 trap francais
182 alternative metal
183 synthpop
184 grime
185 funk ostentacao
186 east coast hip hop
187 punk
188 dutch hip hop
189 southern hip hop
190 trap queen
191 rap
192 cali rap
193 post-teen pop
194 boy band
195 trap music
196 pop rap
197 europop
198 dfw rap
199 glam metal
200 metal
201 funk carioca
202 nu metal
203 gangster rap
204 dance pop
205 vapor trap
206 dirty south rap
207 atl hip hop
208 pop punk
209 screamo
210 speed metal
211 rap metal
212 country rap
213 trap latino
214 rap rock
215 west coast rap
216 miami hip hop
217 g funk
218 atl trap
219 groove metal
220 k-pop boy group
221 latin hip hop
222 girl group
223 reggaeton flow
224 metalcore
225 melodic metalcore
226 k-pop girl group
227 tropical house
228 reggaeton
229 electronic trap
230 pop edm
231 deep tropical house
232 edm
233 uk dance
234 brostep
235 progressive house
236 electro house
237 deep house
238 big room
239 progressive electro house
240 deep big room
241 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.
Spotify New Releases by Genre uses them to scour 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.
Songs From the Edges flings you through a blast-tour of the most passionate genrecults.
Songs From the Ages samples demographic groups.
Songs From the Streets samples cities.
Drunkard's Rock wanders around for a really long time.
The Sounds of Places plots countries as if they were genres.
Spotify World Browser shows Spotify editorial programming in different countries.
Every Place at Once is an index of the distinctive listening of individual cities.
Hyperspace House Concerts looks for music playing only in particular places.
Every School at Once is an index of the distinctive listening of students by school.
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.
Every Demographic at Once explores listening by country, age and gender.
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