List of styles of music: N–R

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  • Nintendocore – fusion of chiptune and metalcore
  • Nisiotika – Greek folk music from the Aegean Islands
  • No wave – an avant-garde style of punk rock that rejected punk's adherence to basic rock elements, which usually resulted in most no wave music having an abrasive atonal sounds and repetitive, driving rhythms. Despite its name being a play on words off of new wave music, no wave has little to do with that genre.
  • Noh – long, highly dramatic Japanese opera
  • Noise music – trend in orchestral, rock, and electronic music where harsh, non-melodic, and often random sounds are used alongside or in place of conventional sounds
  • Noise pop – a style of alternative rock in which noises and feedback are used, but made into a melodic, often relaxing sound usually found in pop music.
  • Noise rock – loud, atonal, dissonant, and unconventional rock music that was developed out of punk rock.
  • Nordic folk music – folk music of the Nordic people
  • Nortec – Mexican EDM
  • Norteño – a style of Mexican folk music developed in Northern Mexico characterized by its polka tempo and its socially relevant lyrics.
  • Northern soul – soul music made by northern English
  • Nu-disco – a French house-led revival of disco that occurred in the 21st-century.
  • Nu-funk
  • Nu gaze – a new style of shoegazing.
  • Nu jazz – modern jazz music that borrows from funk and EDM
  • Nu metal – a style of alternative metal that borrows elements from other genres (especially hip hop music) and is known for its usage of down-tuned seven-string guitars, angst-filled lyrics that are delivered via screaming and/or rapping, and occasionally featuring a DJ to provide instrumentation such as sampling and turntable scratching.
  • Nu skool breaks – a more abstract and technical style of breakbeat.
  • Nueva canción
  • Nuevo tango

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