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