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