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