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