Beatport Genres and Sub-genres

Julie (Beatport) -

**As of August 14, 2017 Beatport will be adding three new genres to the store:

     Leftfield Bass* (incl. sub-genres:  Deep Dubstep; Juke / Footwork; Global Bass)

     Garage / Bassline / Grime (incl. sub-genres:  Garage; Bassline; Grime)

     Trap / Future Bass (incl. sub-genres:  Trap; Future Bass; Twerk)

*Please note that Leftfield Bass will be a curated genre only and cannot be delivered as a primary genre via XML.  Also, all sub-genres will be exclusively assigned by our curation team.  If submitted via XML sub-genres will be omitted during ingestion.

Listed below are all genres currently accepted via delivery to Beatport, including the proper XML notation for each:

Sub-genres cannot be delivered via XML.  If you wish to assign a sub-genre to a particular track/release please reach out to our Genre Support team here.

Big Room
XML Notation:  <trackGenre>Big Room</trackGenre>

     Sub-Genres
     - Electro
     - Melbourne Bounce
     - Moombahton
     - Progressive

Breaks 
XML Notation:  <trackGenre>Breaks</trackGenre>

Dance 
XML Notation:  <trackGenre>Dance</trackGenre>

     Sub-Genres
     - Pop
     - Tropical House

Deep House 
XML Notation:  <trackGenre>Deep House</trackGenre>

DJ Tools
XML Notation:  <trackGenre>DJ Tools</trackGenre>

     Sub-Genres
     - Loops
     - Acapellas
     - Battle Tools

Drum & Bass 
XML Notation:  <trackGenre>Drum &amp; Bass</trackGenre>

     Sub-Genres
     - Liquid
     - Jump Up
     - Jungle
     - Deep
     - Halftime

Dubstep 
XML Notation:  <trackGenre>Dubstep</trackGenre>

     Sub-Genres
     - Bass

Electro House 
XML Notation:  <trackGenre>Electro House</trackGenre>

     Sub-Genres
     - Complextro

Electronica / Downtempo 
XML Notation:  <trackGenre>Electronica / Downtempo</trackGenre>

     Sub-Genres
     - Ambient
     - Downtempo 

Funk / Soul / Disco 
XML Notation:  <trackGenre>Funk / Soul / Disco</trackGenre>

Funky / Groove / Jackin' House 
XML Notation:  <trackGenre>Funky / Groove / Jackin' House</trackGenre>

Future House 
XML Notation:  <trackGenre>Future House</trackGenre>

     Sub-Genres
     - G-House
     - Bass House

Garage / Bassline / Grime 
XML Notation:  <trackGenre>Garage / Bassline / Grime</trackGenre>

     Sub-Genres
     - Garage
     - Bassline
     - Grime

Glitch Hop 
XML Notation:  <trackGenre>Glitch Hop</trackGenre>

Hard Dance 
XML Notation:  <trackGenre>Hard Dance</trackGenre>

     Sub-Genres
     - Hardstyle
     - Hard House
     - Hard Trance

Hardcore / Hard Techno 
XML Notation:  <trackGenre>Hardcore / Hard Techno</trackGenre>

Hip-Hop / R&B 
XML Notation:  <trackGenre>Hip-Hop / R&amp;B</trackGenre>

     Sub-Genres
     - Grime

House 
XML Notation:  <trackGenre>House</trackGenre>

     Sub-Genres
     - Tribal
     - Acid
     - Soulful

Indie Dance / Nu Disco 
XML Notation:  <trackGenre>Indie Dance / Nu Disco</trackGenre>

     Sub-Genres
     - Indie Dance
     - Nu Disco

Leftfield Bass 
No XML Notation, editorial only

     Sub-Genres
     - Deep Dubstep
     - Juke / Footwork
     - Global Bass

Leftfield House & Techno 
No XML Notation, editorial only

Minimal / Deep Tech 
XML Notation:  <trackGenre>Minimal / Deep Tech</trackGenre>

     Sub-Genres
     - Bounce
     - Deep Tech

Progressive House 
XML Notation:  <trackGenre>Progressive House</trackGenre>

Psy-Trance 
XML Notation:  <trackGenre>Psy-Trance</trackGenre>

     Sub-Genres
     - Full-On
     - Progressive

Reggae / Dancehall / Dub 
XML Notation:  <trackGenre>Reggae / Dancehall / Dub</trackGenre>

     Sub-Genres
     - Dancehall
     - Dub
     - Reggae

Tech House 
XML Notation:  <trackGenre>Tech House</trackGenre>

Techno 
XML Notation:  <trackGenre>Techno</trackGenre>

     Sub-Genres
     - Melodic
     - Detroit
     - Dub
     - Electro
     - Industrial

Trance 
XML Notation:  <trackGenre>Trance</trackGenre>

     Sub-Genres
     - Progressive
     - Tech
     - Uplifting
     - Vocal

Trap / Future Bass 
XML Notation:  <trackGenre>Trap / Future Bass</trackGenre>

     Sub-Genres
     - Trap
     - Future Bass
     - Twerk

 
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