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