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