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