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