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N Pa
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N Pa in 2007

Birth name

Nicholas Pavoni

Also known as

N Pa Productions

Born

30 May 1990

Origin

Erial, New Jersey - USA

Genres

Electronic, EDM, EBM, IDM, Industrial, Futurepop, Orchestral, Ambient, Alternative, Trance, Hip-Hop, Experimental

Occupations

Producer

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 EBM/Electronic producer 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. He is currently working on Tomorrow Comes Today, the second installment in The Ghost Within Trilogy, and Dreamers Escape: Sentience (The Intrusion, Part II) with rapper/singer Numerous under the pseudonym Blackwell.

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 with independent artists from many different genres, including Liz Aday, Myah Marie!, Rain-King, Lori Cunningham, Saint, Digital Elephant, Dacav5, Daade, Coco O'Connor, Incoherent Mumble Train, DJ Punzo, Austin! White, and Bobby Jasso. The album was released on April 27th, 2009 and was titled Sight & Sound.

Following the release of Sight & Sound, he released a Remix and B-Sides Compilation album titled Sight & Sound: The Remixes and B-Sides. The LP features remixes by Silence, Incoherent Mumble Train, kBee, Paul Hetherington, Railster, DJ Punzo, DJ XaQ (Now known as HyJax), and DJ Keef-a-Leef. B-Sides on the album feature Hurry! Let's Go, Myah Marie!, B-Roc of Dacav5, Digital Elephant, The Deadly Duo (Now known as Phalanx Covenant), Deryl Allen, The Heartbreak Emergency, and In Living Color.

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. It features one track co-written and produced by N Pa. He also served as a writer, executive producer, graphic designer, and audio engineer for the album. Producers for the album included Forest aka Hikikomori, Luperio, and Lexvox.[7]

Feature Film Debut, EPs, and The Ghost Within Trilogy (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[9][10][11], which was a critical and finanical box office failure.[12] The soundtrack for the film was released on May 25, 2010 and August 2, 2010.[13][14][15][16]

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

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. The album will be released on September 10th, 2013.[36]

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

On September 16, a tweet was sent out that said that both The Ghost Within: The Tale of Turmoil and Unorthodox will be released on September 24th, 2013.[38]

It was revealed that he will be creating a Tribute album to Robert Downey, Jr'.s debut album The Futurist entitled The Futurist II: A Tribute to Robert Downey, Jr.[39]

On September 24, The Ghost Within: The Tale of Turmoil and Unorthodox (EP) were released exclusively on Bandcamp as free downloads.[40][41]

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

On December 16, 2013, it was announced that production on Tomorrow Comes Today has commenced and four vocalist have been confirmed.[51]

Tomorrow Comes Today EP from The Ghost Within Trilogy (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.[52]

Discography

Studio albums

Extended Plays

Compilation albums

Collaborative albums

  • 2014: Dreamers Escape: Sentience (The Intrusion, Part II) (with Numerous) (as Blackwell)[65][66]
  • 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

  • Longest Night (featuring Rain-King)[67] (2008)
  • Your Love (featuring Coco O'Connor)[68] (2009)
  • Without You (featuring Myah Marie)[69] (2009)
  • Illusion (featuring Lori Cunningham and Incoherent Mumble Train)[70] (2009)

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

  • Memories (featuring Meital Cohen of Knob and NPC) (September 7th, 2010)
  • Release Me (featuring Pete Murray of Lo-Pro, Space Camp Stowaways, and DJ Darkside) (April 16th, 2012) from Release Me: The Remixes EP
  • Blistered (featuring Chris Volz of Flaw)[71] (June 15th, 2012) as Promotional Single
  • Who Am I (In the Mirror) (featuring Numerous and Stacey Dee)[72] (December 18th, 2012)[73] from Unorthodox (EP)
  • Sea of Darkness (April 1st, 2013)[74][75][76] from Sea of Darkness - Single
  • MapQuest (April 20th, 2013) from Unorthodox (EP)

2014-2015

  • TBA
Other Appearances:
  • Reflections - Lori Cunningham

- producer
- track one[77] on her debut album Unseen release on November 12th, 2008[78]

  • Do What Ya Wanna - Daddy Foxxxy [79][80]

- producer/recreation
- released as a single by Daddy Foxxxy in 2008[81]
- remixed by Giulio Maddaloni

  • Come Back a Star (featuring Juskhan[82]) - Daddy Foxxxy[83]

- producer
- released as a second single by Daddy Foxxxy in 2008[84]

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

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

  • Prelude (with Lori Cunningham) [Electronic] (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)

- vocals and lyrics by Corey Reyes
- first collaboration after work on "Sight & Sound" ; 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[85]in 2013

  • My Own Blood (Experimental) (2009)

- vocals and lyrics by Michael Leonard
- second collaboration after work on "Sight & Sound"
- will be re-created for the concept EP "Tomorrow Comes Today" for The Ghost Within Trilogy

  • The Runway - Dacav5 (featuring Daade)

- producer/co-writer
- co-wrote the original 2009 version (Modeling Fantasy) with Clay Stevenson
- remixed originally by Dacav5 and played on Philadelphia's own Q102 and 15 mix shows nationally
- released as a single by Dacav5 in 2009 [86]
- re-released in 2010 and featured on the soundtrack and in the musical/comedy film Standing Ovation, Directed by Stewart Raffill

  • MapQuest

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

Other Songs:

External Links

References

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