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