10 Popular Music Genres You’ve Never Heard Of


Lowercase is a subgenre of minimalist electronica which features these a lot of micro sounds and sometimes even silence to make something completely different than the type of music we’re used to hearing. It’s quiet and undemanding of one’s attention, a fresh different way of music. Notable artists include Steve Roden, Richard Chartier and Alva Noto.


Seapunk was created as a joke by musicians who liked creating online in the 1990s. The genre mixed bouncy electronic music with the hypnotic sounds of ocean-themed video games, also incorporating the sound of marimba and steel drums. Notable artists you should try out are Unicorn Kid, Blank Banshee and iamamiwhoami.