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