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6 December 2017, 13:51
Users have been scratching their heads trying to figure out why this type of music is in their most played lists for 2017.
Spotify users around the world have been discovering which tracks, artists and genres they have spent the most time listening to in 2017, thanks to the annual Spotify Wrapped graphics.
However, many streamers have been pretty confused upon discovering that among their top genres, next to Rock, Hip Hop or even Country, is something called 'Stomp and Holler'.
WTF is 'Stomp and Holler' pic.twitter.com/xxOsQon0zO— Dave Hanratty (@HanrattyDave) December 5, 2017
Nope, we don't know either.
Upon further investigation, it would appear that this is the oddly worded name given to the likes Of Monsters & Men, The Revivalists and all those other bands that sound a bit, um, stompy and hollery.
Anyway, everyone is confused, delighted and occasionally horrified to discover just how present this genre is in their lives:
I love listening to what spotify calls "stomp and holler" music while I work. So good.— samantha darcy (@65thvictor) December 5, 2017
I still haven't figured out which bands make up stomp and holler!— Lauren Edmonds (@lalaedmonds) December 5, 2017
thank you spotify for that new "stomp and holler" tag because it gives me a name for the shit i hate the very most— leeway (@radio_format) December 5, 2017
What the fuck is stomp and holler and why is it my second most listened to genre on spotify— an aggressively high speed turbo thot (@joyeuxn0el) December 5, 2017
“Stomp and Holler” is code for gentrified folk music.— Nethony Neutralo (@theneedledrop) December 6, 2017
Not for everyone is it...
Oh, and if you are still confused, here's a wee snippet.
Pretty appropriate name tbh.