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1 k-pop
2 post-teen pop
3 deep pop r&b
4 hollywood
5 viral pop
6 dance pop
7 mexican pop
8 r&b
9 latin arena pop
10 boy band
11 acoustic pop
12 indie anthem-folk
13 talent show
14 colombian pop
15 hip pop
16 latin pop
17 pop
18 canadian pop
19 neo mellow
20 worship
21 sleep
22 indie poptimism
23 ccm
24 electropop
25 urban contemporary
26 neo soul
27 australian pop
28 christian music
29 baile pop
30 contemporary country
31 indie r&b
32 vapor soul
33 folk-pop
34 german pop
35 indie folk
36 modern country rock
37 italian arena pop
38 spanish pop
39 christian alternative rock
40 focus
41 chamber pop
42 latin
43 swedish pop
44 country
45 country road
46 piano rock
47 sertanejo pop
48 mpb
49 pop rock
50 stomp and holler
51 quiet storm
52 francoton
53 europop
54 indie pop
55 metropopolis
56 shimmer pop
57 vegas indie
58 indietronica
59 pagode
60 cantautor
61 new americana
62 tropical
63 italian pop
64 modern rock
65 deep funk carioca
66 art pop
67 hoerspiel
68 adult standards
69 reggaeton
70 tropical house
71 brill building pop
72 motown
73 new wave pop
74 soul
75 sertanejo universitario
76 singer-songwriter
77 vocal jazz
78 disco
79 freak folk
80 latin rock
81 rock en espanol
82 lo-fi beats
83 classic soul
84 indie rock
85 deep dutch hip hop
86 permanent wave
87 alternative dance
88 deep tropical house
89 soft rock
90 funk
91 folk
92 mellow gold
93 sertanejo
94 latin alternative
95 modern alternative rock
96 pop punk
97 new rave
98 pop rap
99 reggaeton flow
100 new romantic
101 ranchera
102 dance rock
103 brazilian electronica
104 folk rock
105 grupera
106 cumbia
107 latin hip hop
108 new wave
109 soundtrack
110 argentine rock
111 neo-psychedelic
112 dutch hip hop
113 reggae fusion
114 mariachi
115 dance-punk
116 alternative rock
117 house
118 emo
119 trap latino
120 regional mexican pop
121 rock
122 regional mexican
123 southern hip hop
124 big room
125 glam rock
126 progressive electro house
127 roots rock
128 garage rock
129 rap
130 banda
131 edm
132 canadian hip hop
133 classic rock
134 trap music
135 album rock
136 art rock
137 electronic
138 norteno
139 trap francais
140 deep big room
141 electronic trap
142 post-grunge
143 hip hop
144 psychedelic rock
145 indie pop rap
146 electro house
147 italian hip hop
148 german hip hop
149 dirty south rap
150 french hip hop
151 southern rock
152 progressive house
153 underground hip hop
154 gangster rap
155 screamo
156 blues-rock
157 brostep
158 detroit hip hop
159 hard rock
160 vapor trap
161 deep german hip hop
162 glam metal
163 punk
164 alternative metal
165 east coast hip hop
166 nu metal
167 rap rock
168 alternative hip hop
169 hardcore hip hop
170 rap metal
171 west coast rap
172 metalcore
173 g funk
174 metal
175 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.
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.
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.
Every Demographic at Once explores listening by country, age and gender.
Or there's a dynamically-generated daily summary of Spotify Listening Patterns by Gender.