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