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N Pa
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Promo Art of 'N Pa' by Cellar Door Photography

Birth name

Nicholas Pavoni

Also known as

N Pa Productions

Born

30 May 1990

Origin

Erial, New Jersey - USA

Genres

Electronic, IDM, Orchestral, Ambient, Alternative Hip-Hop, Avant-garde

Occupations

Producer, Songwriter

Years active

2007–present

Label

Stereo FX (2010-2013) (indie)
Independent (2007-2013)
Arctic Mode (2013-present) (indie)

Website(s)

N Pa on Facebook
N Pa on BandCamp
N Pa on Soundcloud
N Pa on Discogs

Biography

Nicholas Pavoni (better known by his stage name N Pa) (Born May 30, 1990) (formerly known as N Pa Productions) is an American IDM/Electronic producer and songwriter currently signed to Arctic Mode, a london-based independent sub-label to Feel Rec.[1] He started working as N Pa Productions as early as mid 2007, self-releasing the now unobtainable albums Reality | a dream and Reality | a dream: The B-Side. In 2008 and 2009, he collaborated with numerous vocalist and producers from many different genres of music for his official debut album Sight & Sound, as well as producing tracks for multiple artists. On 24 September 2013, his second studio album The Ghost Within: The Tale of Turmoil and his fifth extended play Unorthodox were both released Independently. He is currently working on Tomorrow Comes Today, the second installment in The Ghost Within Trilogy.

Early Years (2008-2009)

In 2008, He collaborated with Electronic vocalist Lori Cunningham on an ambient track titled Reflections.[2][3] The song would be track 1 on Lori Cunningham's debut album Unseen, released in November 2008.[4] [5] For two years, he worked on a collaborative dance album titled Sight & Sound with independent artists from many different genres of music. The album was released on April 27th, 2009. Following the release of Sight & Sound, a Remix and B-Sides Compilation album titled Sight & Sound: The Remixes and B-Sides was released in May 2009.

On November 3rd, 2009, he released his first 4 track instrumental EP Morning Light, under his new stage name.[6] On November 26th, 2009, Digital Elephant released her debut album/EP Your Flaws Are Your Perfections featuring one track co-written and produced by N Pa. He also served as a writer, executive producer, graphic designer, and audio engineer on the album. Producers for the album included Forest aka Hikikomori, Luperio, and Lexvox.[7]

Feature Film Debut, EPs, and The Ghost Within: The Tale of Turmoil (2010-2013)

A second EP release followed in January 2010, entitled As The Rush Comes.[8] Later in 2010, N Pa's music would appear in the feature film, Standing Ovation, which was a critical and finanical box office failure.[9][10][11][12] The soundtrack for the film was released on May 25, 2010 and August 2, 2010.[13][14][15][16]

On September 7, 2010, He released his first single Memories, from his forthcoming second studio album The Ghost Within: The Tale of Turmoil.[17] It was released by London based Independent record label Stereo FX on iTunes, and subsequently taken down 3 years later.[18][19]

The Ghost Within: The Tale of Turmoil is the first release, and second installment in The Ghost Within Trilogy. which will also include the EP Tomorrow Comes Today and the third studio album The Ghost Within: Melinda's Madness (The Downfall).

On April 16, 2012, Release Me: The Remixes EP was released as a free download on Bandcamp, and Mediafire in conjunction with Stereo FX.[20][21][22][23][24]

On June 15, 2012, He posted a promotional single from The Ghost Within. The song Blistered, features vocals by Hard Rock vocalist Chris Volz and was originally intended to be the second single from the album.[25]

On July 24, 2012, it announced that the Alternative Hip-Hop EP Unorthodox will be self-released in 2013.[26]Who Am I (In The Mirror), the first single from the EP, was released on December 18th, 2012 as a free download.[27][28][29][30].

On January 19th, 2013, N Pa announced that the demo track Feel Your Love would be released on the EP Feel Your Love: The Lost Demo, which will include a remix of the song. It was released as a free download on Janruary 22nd, 2013 on his BandCamp account.[31][32][33]

On April 1st, he un-officially released the third and finale single from The Ghost Within: The Tale of Turmoil, Sea of Darkness on his Soundcloud. The single also includes a remix by Radio Host DJ Gabster.[34]On April 20th, he released the second single, MapQuest, on his Bandcamp page.[35]

On May 9th, the track list and release date for his forthcoming second studio album, The Ghost Within: The Tale of Turmoil was officially announced.[36]

On July 20th, it was revealed that The Ghost Within: The Tale of Turmoil and Unorthodox - EP will both be released on the same day exclusively on BandCamp. It was also announced that he and Independent record label Stereo FX have parted ways.[37]

On September 16, a tweet was sent out that said both The Ghost Within: The Tale of Turmoil and Unorthodox will be released on September 24th, 2013. On September 24, The Ghost Within: The Tale of Turmoil and Unorthodox (EP) were released exclusively on Bandcamp as free downloads.[38][39]

On November 27, 2013, FeelRec, a London based Independent Record label announced on their Twitter that their Sub-label Arctic Mode and Ditto Music.[40][41][42] The album was reissued as an Extended Play on December 9, 2013 on iTunes, Spotify, AmazonMP3, GooglePlay, eMusic, JunoDownload, MuiscNodes, and 7Digital.[43][44][45][46][47][48][49][50][51] The EP contains 5 tracks from the full lenght version of the album.

On December 24, 2013, it was announced that production on Tomorrow Comes Today has commenced and vocalist have been confirmed.[52]

Tomorrow Comes Today, EPs, and Tribute Album (2014-present)

On March 18, 2014, the animated album cover for The Ghost Within: The Tale of Turmoil was released on Graphic designer Alexander Stubbe's Youtube account.[53][54]

On May 24, 2014, it was announced that two vocalists for Tomorrow Comes Today have dropped out due to scheduling conflicts.[55]

On June 1, It was revealed that  a Tribute album to Robert Downey, Jr'.s debut album The Futurist entitled The Futurist II: A Tribute will be made. The album will also feature a cover of "In Need of a Friend" by The Cowsills.[56] On June 10, the concept summary for Tomorrow Comes Today was released on N Pa's Facebook.[57]

On Juy 1, a snippet of the track "Escape" was posted on his Soundcloud.[58] On July 5, it was announced that Escape will be the first single from Tomorrow Comes Today.[59] On July 14, it was announced that a sequel to Unorthodox entitled Unorthodox II: The Revival is in development.[60]

Discography

Studio albums

Extended Plays

Compilation albums

Collaborative albums

  • TBA: Dreamers Escape: Sentience (The Intrusion, Part II)(EP) (with Numerous) (as Blackwell)[64][65]
  • TBA: The Diversity of Human Existence (A Musical Journey) (with various artist) (as N Pa) - Monjoe

Singles

2008-2009
as N Pa Productions from Sight & Sound

  • Your Love (2009)
  • Without You (2009)
  • Illusion (2009)

2010-2013
as N Pa from The Ghost Within: The Tale of Turmoil and Unorthodox (EP)

  • Memories (September 7th, 2010)
  • Release Me (April 16th, 2012) from Release Me: The Remixes EP
  • Blistered (June 15th, 2012) as a Promotional Single
  • Who Am I (In the Mirror) (December 18th, 2012) from Unorthodox (EP)
  • Sea of Darkness (April 1st, 2013)[66][67][68] from Sea of Darkness - Single
  • MapQuest (April 20th, 2013) from Unorthodox (EP)

2014-2015
as N Pa from Tomorrow Comes Today (EP)

  • Escape (TBA)
Other Appearances:
  • Reflections - Lori Cunningham

- producer
- track one on her debut album Unseen release on November 12th, 2008[69][70]

  • Do What Ya Wanna - Daddy Foxxxy [71][72]

- producer/recreation
- released as a single by Daddy Foxxxy in 2008[73]
- remixed by Giulio Maddaloni

  • Come Back a Star (featuring Juskhan) - Daddy Foxxxy[74][75]

- producer
- released as a second single by Daddy Foxxxy in 2008[76]

  • Your Flaws Are Your Perfections (album) - Digital Elephant

- producer/vocal editor/mixer/additional production
- producer/co-wrote the title track and also provided additional vocals
- released as a free download in 2009 on MySpace

  • Prelude (with Lori Cunningham) (2009)

- demo for an alternative version of "Sight & Sound" conceptualized in 2008
- written by: Nicholas Pavoni
- intended on being a continuation of his first self-released album Realty | a dream

  • Dope Sick (Electronic) (2009)

- producer
- vocals and lyrics by Corey Reyes
- first collaborative work after "Sight & Sound" was released; featured on MySpace

  • Feel Your Love (Electronic) (2009)

- pre-vocals by Liz Aday
- vocals intended for Jenna C, a House/Dance vocalist
- written and produced by: Nicholas Pavoni
- co-written by: RJ Montes
- demo track for "The Ghost Within: The Tale of Turmoil"
- released as a free download on the EP Feel Your Love: The Lost Demo EP in 2013

  • The Runway - Dacav5 (featuring Daade)

- producer/co-writer
- co-wrote the original (2008) version (Modeling Fantasy) with Clay Stevenson
- remixed by Dacav5 and played on Philadelphia's Q102 and 15 mix shows nationally in 2009
- performed live at Jingle Ball '08 in December and released as a single by Dacav5 in 2009[77][78]
- re-released in 2010 and featured on the soundtrack for the musical/comedy film "Standing Ovation"

  • MapQuest

- producer
- released on the album "Californiacation: The Album"[79] by Skyy Royal in 2013

Other Songs:

External Links

References

  1. https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=238308072997976&id=238262229669227
  2. http://www.myspace.com/npamusic/photos/47486419
  3. http://www.myspace.com/npamusic/photos/47486425
  4. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001O2MYOI/ref=dm_dp_trk1?ie=UTF8&qid=1328914876&sr=301-1
  5. http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/reflections/id300259550?i=300259557&uo=4
  6. http://www.myspace.com/npamusic/blog/516326370
  7. http://www.myspace.com/digitalelephant/blog/520024242
  8. http://www.myspace.com/npamusic/blog/523491916
  9. https://www.facebook.com/standingovationmovie
  10. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=seLCjNrRvtA&feature=related
  11. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1303803/soundtrack
  12. http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/standing_ovation_2010/
  13. http://www.amazon.com/The-Runway/dp/B003YOQVT8/ref=sr_1_10?ie=UTF8&s=dmusic&qid=1328915099&sr=1-10
  14. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003PK21OU/ref=dm_sp_alb
  15. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003YOQVT8/ref=dm_dp_trk4
  16. http://npamusic.bandcamp.com/track/the-runway-featuring-daade-dacav5
  17. http://www.myspace.com/npamusic/blog/540361520
  18. http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/memories/id388081616?i=388081720&ign-mpt=uo%3D4
  19. http://soundcloud.com/npamusic/memories
  20. http://npamusic.bandcamp.com/album/release-me-the-remixes-ep-free-download
  21. http://www.mediafire.com/?p4tdzpvqxtmc2y0
  22. https://twitter.com/#!/NPaMusic/status/192080300002656256
  23. https://twitter.com/stereofx/status/196657125508919299
  24. https://twitter.com/#!/petemurraylopro/status/192319062678839296
  25. http://soundcloud.com/npamusic/blistered
  26. https://twitter.com/NPaMusic/status/227886531107500032
  27. https://twitter.com/NPaMusic/status/280799020618764289
  28. http://npamusic.tumblr.com/post/38174768685/who-am-i-in-the-mirror-single-unorthodox
  29. http://npamusic.bandcamp.com/track/who-am-i-in-the-mirror-feat-numerous-and-stacey-dee
  30. https://www.facebook.com/NPaMusic/posts/498728290166999
  31. http://npamusic.tumblr.com/post/40949250006/feel-your-love-demo-ep
  32. https://twitter.com/NPaMusic/status/292739902955724800
  33. http://npamusic.bandcamp.com/album/feel-your-love-the-lost-demo-ep
  34. https://soundcloud.com/djgabster/n-pa-sea-of-darkness-gabrielle-ag-remix
  35. http://npamusic.bandcamp.com/track/mapquest-with-skyy-royal
  36. http://npamusic.tumblr.com/post/49902302420/the-ghost-within-the-tale-of-turmoil
  37. https://twitter.com/NPaMusic/status/358734274477826048
  38. https://npamusic.bandcamp.com/album/the-ghost-within-the-tale-of-turmoil
  39. https://npamusic.bandcamp.com/album/unorthodox-ep
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  46. The Ghost Within: The Tale of Turmoil on Spotify
  47. https://play.google.com/store/music/album/N_Pa_The_Ghost_Within_The_Tale_of_Turmoil?id=Bhmyp4iat26shjo7ddjud64p7su
  48. http://www.emusic.com/album/np-a/the-ghost-within-the-tale-of-turmoil/14584584/
  49. http://www.junodownload.com/products/n-pa-the-ghost-within-the-tale/2361202-02/
  50. The Ghost Within: The Tale of Turmoil EP at MusicNodes.com
  51. The Ghost Within: The Tale of Turmoil at 7Digital.com
  52. https://twitter.com/NPaMusic/status/412757665186467841
  53. N Pa - The Ghost Within: The Tale of Turmoil animated album cover by Alexander Stubbe
  54. Animated Album Cover - The Ghost Within: The Tale of Turmoil by Alexander Stubbe
  55. ‏@NPaMusic: Sad to announce that two of the vocalists for "Tomorrow Comes Today" have dropped out due to scheduling conflicts.</p> ]
  56. - @NPaMusic "The Futurist II: A Tribute" will be an album Im working on. The album will also cover "In Need of a Friend" by The Cowsills @RobertDowneyJr
  57. Concept Summary for the four track EP/continuation in 'The Ghost Within Trilogy', "Tomorrow Comes Today".
  58. Snippet of 'Escape', featuring vocals by Katelyn Presley and co-production by Zinfidel http://fb.me/19kZ8hUqk
  59. Taking down this snippet of 'Escape' tomorrow. Single is coming soon!
  60. TWITTER: I'll be working on the sequel to 'Unorthodox' entitled "Unorthodox II: The Revival".
  61. http://www.last.fm/music/n+pa+productions/Reality+%7C+a+dream
  62. http://npamusic.tumblr.com/post/40949250006/feel-your-love-demo-ep
  63. http://www.last.fm/music/n+pa+productions/Reality+%7C+a+dream:+The+B-Side
  64. https://twitter.com/NPaMusic/status/261530263673253888
  65. http://npamusic.tumblr.com/post/35828835635/dreamers-escape-ep-blackwell
  66. https://twitter.com/NPaMusic/status/252423924267245568
  67. https://twitter.com/NPaMusic/status/258757687939039233
  68. http://npamusic.tumblr.com/post/32571691639/sea-of-darkness-single-2013
  69. http://www.amazon.com/Unseen/dp/B001O2MYNO
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  71. http://www.idjfirstlook.com/music/daddyfoxxxy
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  75. http://www.idjfirstlook.com/music/daddyfoxxxy
  76. http://www.idjfirstlook.com/music/daddyfoxxxy
  77. http://www.myspace.com/npamusic/photos/71797593
  78. FACEBOOK: The Runway (Live Performance) by Dacav5
  79. Californiacation: The Album by Skyy Royal on DatPiff.com

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