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1 teen pop
2 korean pop
3 k-pop
4 post-teen pop
5 hollywood
6 deep pop r&b
7 viral pop
8 dance pop
9 indiecoustica
10 pop
11 talent show
12 latin arena pop
13 r&b
14 acoustic pop
15 indie anthem-folk
16 anthem worship
17 boy band
18 neo mellow
19 hip pop
20 canadian pop
21 indie poptimism
22 urban contemporary
23 worship
24 latin pop
25 ccm
26 neo soul
27 christian music
28 new jack swing
29 deep indie r&b
30 indie r&b
31 swedish idol pop
32 vapor soul
33 deep german pop rock
34 vegas indie
35 folk-pop
36 swedish pop
37 contemporary country
38 focus
39 indie folk
40 pop reggaeton
41 christian alternative rock
42 spanish pop
43 modern country rock
44 piano rock
45 chamber pop
46 country road
47 indie psych-rock
48 europop
49 christian rock
50 latin
51 shimmer pop
52 country
53 quiet storm
54 stomp and holler
55 metropopolis
56 pop rock
57 german pop
58 indie pop
59 indietronica
60 italian arena pop
61 mpb
62 cantautor
63 adult standards
64 cumbia pop
65 francoton
66 escape room
67 modern rock
68 tropical
69 compositional ambient
70 new americana
71 italian pop
72 vocal jazz
73 pagode
74 reggaeton
75 deep funk carioca
76 brill building pop
77 motown
78 new wave pop
79 freak folk
80 soul
81 tropical house
82 chillwave
83 indie rock
84 synthpop
85 disco
86 deep dutch hip hop
87 lounge
88 permanent wave
89 funk
90 southern soul
91 rock en espanol
92 alternative dance
93 deep tropical house
94 sertanejo universitario
95 singer-songwriter
96 pop rap
97 soundtrack
98 folk
99 easy listening
100 memphis soul
101 rock-and-roll
102 soft rock
103 new rave
104 dwn trap
105 reggaeton flow
106 grupera
107 lo-fi
108 latin alternative
109 mellow gold
110 argentine rock
111 noise pop
112 pop punk
113 dance rock
114 neo-psychedelic
115 new romantic
116 ranchera
117 classic funk rock
118 folk rock
119 new wave
120 jazz blues
121 dance-punk
122 latin hip hop
123 emo
124 redneck
125 soul blues
126 trap latino
127 southern hip hop
128 britpop
129 house
130 trip hop
131 alternative rock
132 country rock
133 rap
134 garage rock
135 trap music
136 regional mexican pop
137 roots rock
138 outlaw country
139 rock
140 crunk
141 regional mexican
142 grime
143 trap francais
144 electronic
145 banda
146 classic rock
147 album rock
148 funk rock
149 protopunk
150 progressive electro house
151 big room
152 edm
153 dirty south rap
154 norteno
155 art rock
156 psychedelic rock
157 electronic trap
158 deep big room
159 german hip hop
160 post-grunge
161 modern blues
162 hip hop
163 underground pop rap
164 electro house
165 screamo
166 underground hip hop
167 gangster rap
168 british blues
169 blues-rock
170 deep underground hip hop
171 southern rock
172 bass trap
173 progressive house
174 brostep
175 deep german hip hop
176 electric blues
177 hard rock
178 punk
179 glam metal
180 east coast hip hop
181 alternative metal
182 detroit hip hop
183 nu metal
184 hardcore hip hop
185 rap metal
186 rap rock
187 west coast rap
188 g funk
189 metalcore
190 metal
191 melodic metalcore
192 groove metal
@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.