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2 dance pop
3 rap
4 pop rap
5 post-teen pop
6 rock
7 hip hop
8 trap music
9 r&b
10 modern rock
11 edm
12 latin
13 tropical house
14 southern hip hop
15 latin pop
16 electropop
17 pop rock
18 post-grunge
19 album rock
20 tropical
21 mellow gold
22 soft rock
23 neo mellow
24 folk-pop
25 alternative metal
26 reggaeton
27 permanent wave
28 classic rock
29 indie rock
30 urban contemporary
31 atl hip hop
32 contemporary country
33 pop punk
34 nu metal
35 electro house
36 alternative rock
37 hard rock
38 underground hip hop
39 indie folk
40 viral pop
41 indie pop
42 gangster rap
43 folk rock
44 rock en espanol
45 country
46 canadian pop
47 country road
48 uk pop
49 latin hip hop
50 indietronica
51 indie poptimism
52 trap latino
53 emo rap
54 adult standards
55 big room
56 chamber pop
57 reggaeton flow
58 stomp and holler
59 house
60 latin alternative
61 german hip hop
62 k-pop
63 alternative r&b
64 garage rock
65 europop
66 art rock
67 mexican pop
68 dance rock
69 new wave pop
70 miami hip hop
71 latin rock
72 vapor trap
73 hip pop
74 regional mexican
75 french hip hop
76 grupera
77 new wave
78 progressive house
79 neo soul
80 australian pop
81 banda
82 christmas
83 trap francais
84 psychedelic rock
85 chicago rap
86 indie cafe pop
87 conscious hip hop
88 soul
89 progressive electro house
90 pop edm
91 metal
92 latin arena pop
93 sertanejo universitario
94 boy band
95 funk
96 norteno
97 modern country rock
98 indie r&b
99 glam rock
100 roots rock
101 rap rock
102 folk
103 canadian hip hop
104 singer-songwriter
105 lo-fi beats
106 focus
107 italian hip hop
108 quiet storm
109 blues-rock
110 colombian pop
111 swedish pop
112 brostep
113 funk carioca
114 motown
115 disco
116 art pop
117 new rave
118 new americana
119 spanish pop
120 ranchera
121 emo
122 ccm
123 new romantic
124 vapor soul
125 g funk
126 screamo
127 indie anthem-folk
128 alternative dance
129 hollywood
130 rap metal
131 hardcore hip hop
132 east coast hip hop
133 deep pop r&b
134 worship
135 punk
136 metropopolis
137 christian music
138 sertanejo
139 electronic
140 sertanejo pop
141 mpb
142 piano rock
143 southern rock
144 brill building pop
145 regional mexican pop
146 dutch pop
147 italian pop
148 pagode
149 sleep
150 baile pop
151 chillhop
152 acoustic pop
153 talent show
154 brazilian electronica
155 country pop
156 argentine rock
157 metalcore
158 cumbia
159 world worship
160 funk ostentacao
161 dirty south rap
162 electronic trap
163 detroit hip hop
164 dark trap
165 modern alternative rock
166 german pop
167 groove metal
168 west coast rap
169 italian arena pop
170 hoerspiel
171 uk hip hop
172 dutch hip hop
173 opm
174 vocal jazz
175 classic soul
176 anthem worship
177 christian alternative rock
178 deep big room
179 soundtrack
180 country rock
181 freak folk
182 heartland rock
183 deep german hip hop
184 francoton
185 j-pop
186 alternative hip hop
187 lounge
188 rap conscient
189 dance-punk
190 indie pop rap
191 escape room
192 classical
193 deep tropical house
194 melodic metalcore
195 scorecore
196 cantautor
197 traditional country
198 pop nacional
199 brazilian hip hop
200 glam metal
201 british invasion
202 cali rap
203 outlaw country
204 korean pop
205 funk metal
206 mexican rock
207 australian indie
208 show tunes
209 turkish pop
210 bass trap
211 rock-and-roll
212 lilith
213 girl group
214 canadian contemporary r&b
215 brazilian rock
216 compositional ambient
217 britpop
218 british soul
219 deep house
220 norwegian pop
221 new jack swing
222 grunge
223 synthpop
224 german rock
225 indiecoustica
226 melancholia
227 speed 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.
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.
Or there's a dynamically-generated daily summary of Spotify Listening Patterns by Gender.