Promo Art by Cellar Door Photography
Also known as:
N Pa Productions
Electronic, Experimental, Orchestral, Ambient, Alternative Hip-Hop
Stereo FX (2010-2013) (indie)
Nicholas Pavoni (better known by his stage name N Pa) (Born May 30, 1990) (formerly known as N Pa Productions) is an American Electronic producer and song-writer currently working as an independent artist. He was signed to Arctic Mode, a London-based independent sub-label to Feel Rec from 2013 to 2014 and was signed to Stereo FX, a London-based independent label from 2010 to 2012. 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 vocalists and producers from different genres of music for his 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 released. In August 2015, he released The Ghost Within: Remixed (Part I). He was working on Tomorrow Comes Today in 2014, but has since gone on hiatus as of October 2015. In November 2016, it was announced that N Pa will be producing again.
- 1 Biography
- 2 Discography
- 3 Singles
- 4 External Links
- 5 References
Early Years (2008-2009)
In 2008, He collaborated with Electronic vocalist Lori Cunningham on an ambient track titled Reflections. The song would be track 1 on Lori Cunningham's debut album Unseen, released in November 2008.  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. 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.
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. Later in 2010, N Pa's music would appear in the feature film, Standing Ovation, which was a critical and finanical box office failure. The soundtrack for the film was released on May 25, 2010 and August 2, 2010.
On September 7, 2010, 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, and subsequently taken down 3 years later.
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 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.
On July 24, 2012, it announced that the Alternative Hip-Hop EP Unorthodox will be self-released in 2013.Who Am I (In The Mirror), the first single from the EP, was released on December 18th, 2012 as a free download..
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.
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.On April 20th, he released the second single, MapQuest, on his Bandcamp page.
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.
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.
On November 27, 2013, FeelRec, a London based Independent Record label announced on their Twitter that their Sub-label Arctic Mode and Ditto Music. The album was reissued as an Extended Play on December 9, 2013 on iTunes, Spotify, AmazonMP3, GooglePlay, eMusic, JunoDownload, MuiscNodes, and 7Digital. The EP contains 5 tracks from the full lenght version of the album.
Compilation album, and Tomorrow Comes Today (2014-2015)
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. It was subsequently taken down and put on N Pa's YouTube channel.
On May 24, 2014, it was announced that two vocalists for Tomorrow Comes Today have dropped out due to scheduling conflicts.
On June 1, 2014, 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 feature a cover of "In Need of a Friend" by The Cowsills. On June 10, the concept summary for Tomorrow Comes Today was released on N Pa's Facebook.
On August 13, 2014, it was announced that the single 'Escape' is being worked on and that it will feature vocals by Masha of Exilia.
On September 8, 2014, the cover for Escape was released. On September 22, 2014, it was announced that Stacey Dee will be taking over vocal duties on "My Own Blood" from FloatstoneHeart for the EP.
On October 14, 2014, it was revealed that mixing and mastering on the Escape has commenced and expected to be released sometime later in the month. On October 15, 2014, it was announced that the EP will be released in December 2014 and will only feature "Escape" and "My Own Blood" On October 19, 2014, it was also revealed that the EP will be released independently and that it will be expanded with new tracks being added during 2015.
On November 9, 2014, it was announced on Arctic Mode's Facebook page that the label and N Pa have parted ways amicably and that "The Ghost Within: The Tale of Turmoil EP" would be taken off online stores.
On October 6, 2015, it was revealed that N Pa was going on an indefinitive hiatus.
Return to Music, Tomorrow Comes Today, and Collaborations (2016-present)
In November 2016, it was announced that he will be producing music again.
- 2007: Reality | a dream (as N Pa Productions)
- 2009: Sight & Sound (as N Pa Productions)
- 2013: The Ghost Within: The Tale of Turmoil (as N Pa)
- TBD: The Ghost Within: Melinda's Madness (The Downfall) (as N Pa)
- TBD: The Futurist II: A Tribute (as Nicholas Pavoni)
- 2009: Morning Light (as N Pa)
- 2010: As The Rush Comes (as N Pa Productions)
- 2012: Release Me: The Remixes (as N Pa)
- 2013: Feel Your Love: The Lost Demo (as N Pa)
- 2013: Unorthodox (as N Pa)
- 2013: The Ghost Within: The Tale of Turmoil (EP) (as N Pa)
- TBD: Unorthodox II: The Revival (as N Pa)
- TBD: Tomorrow Comes Today (as N Pa)
- TBD: Unorthodox III: The Reprise (as N Pa)
- 2007: Reality | a dream: The B-Side (as N Pa Productions)
- 2008: Handful of X-Lax: Volume 1 - B-Roc and Mikey P (of Dacav5) (as N Pa Productions)
- 2008: Dreamers Mixtape: N Pa Productions vs. DJ Gonze (as N Pa Productions)
- 2009: Sight & Sound: The Remixes & B-Sides (as N Pa Productions)
- 2015: The Ghost Within: Remixed (Part I) (as N Pa)
- TBD: The Ghost Within: Remixed (Part II) (as N Pa)
- TBD: The Ghost Within: Remixed (Part III) (as N Pa)
- TBA: Dreamers Escape: Sentience (The Intrusion, Part II) (EP) (with Numerous) (as Blackwell)
as N Pa Productions from Sight & Sound
- Your Love (2009)
- Without You (2009)
- Illusion (2009)
- 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) from Sea of Darkness - Single
- MapQuest (April 20th, 2013) from Unorthodox (EP)
as N Pa from Tomorrow Comes Today (EP)
- Escape (2014)
as N Pa from Tomorrow Comes Today (EP)
- To be added
|"Reflections"||2008||Lori Cunningham||Unseen||Producer; Released on November 12th, 2008|
|"Do What Ya Wanna"||2008||Daddy Foxxxy||Do What Ya Wanna - Single||Producer|
|"Come Back a Star"||2008||Daddy Foxxxy featuring Juskhan||Come Back A Star - Single||Producer|
|"Prelude"||2008||N Pa featuring Lori Cunningham||N/A||Demo for an alternative version of "Sight & Sound" conceptualized in 2008|
Spoken Word written by Nicholas Pavoni
Intended on being a continuation of his first self-released album Realty a dream
|"Your Flaws Are Your Perfections"||2009||Digital Elephant featuring N Pa||Your Flaws Are Your Perfections||Producer / Vocal editor / Mixer|
Additional production on "I Can't Sleep"
Released on November 26, 2009
|"Dope Sick"||2009||N Pa featuring Corey Reyes||N/A||Producer|
Vocals and lyrics by Corey Reyes
First collaborative work after "Sight & Sound" was released
|"The Runway"||2010||Dacav5 featuring Daade||The Runway - Single, Standing Ovation OST||Producer|
Co-wrote the original (2008) version (Modeling Fantasy) with Clay Stevenson
Played on Philadelphia's Q102 and 15 mix shows nationally in 2009
Performed live at Jingle Ball 2008 in December.
Released as a single by Dacav5 in 2009
|"Insomnia (Remix)"||2013||Imagery of Sound||N/A||Instrumentation owned and produced by Lain Trzaska|
Provided Vocals and lyrics
|"Mapquest"||2013||Skyy Royal and N Pa||Californiacation: The Album / Unorthodox||Producer|
Released on April 20th, 2013
- N Pa on BandCamp
- N Pa on Soundcloud
- N Pa on Facebook
- N Pa on Mediafire (free Album/EP/Single downloads)
- N Pa on iTunes
- N Pa on Twitter
- N Pa on Tumblr
- N Pa on Discogs
- The Ghost Within: The Tale of Turmoil on Spotify
- The Ghost Within: The Tale of Turmoil EP at MusicNodes.com
- The Ghost Within: The Tale of Turmoil at 7Digital.com
- N Pa - The Ghost Within: The Tale of Turmoil animated album cover by Alexander Stubbe
- Animated Album Cover - The Ghost Within: The Tale of Turmoil by Alexander Stubbe
- @NPaMusic: Sad to announce that two of the vocalists for "Tomorrow Comes Today" have dropped out due to scheduling conflicts.
- - @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
- Concept Summary for the four track EP/continuation in 'The Ghost Within Trilogy', "Tomorrow Comes Today".
- Snippet of 'Escape', featuring vocals by Katelyn Presley and co-production by Zinfidel http://fb.me/19kZ8hUqk
- Taking down this snippet of 'Escape' tomorrow. Single is coming soon!
- FACEBOOK: "Escape" (with Exilia and Zinfidel) is coming soon! Sorry for the long delay of silence, but it is being crafted. Announcements will follow.
- @NPaMusic: Official Cover for 'Escape' (Zinfidel Collab) featuring Masha Mysmane of @exiliamusic. Cover by: Nicolette Caimi
- @NPaMusic: I'd like to officially announce that @staceysrad will be taking over vocal duties on "My Own Blood", replacing @dimelion (FloatstoneHeart)
- @NPaMusic: Little update: 'Escape' will be mixed and mastered this/next week... a release is expect this month via #ArcticMode/@FeelRecOfficial
- FACEBOOK: Think that it's safe to say that "Tomorrow Comes Today" will only feature two tracks (for now) and will be released in December 2014. Featured vocalists will be Masha on "Escape" and Stacey Dee on "My Own Blood".
- FACEBOOK: "Tomorrow Comes Today" will also be released independently on Bandcamp, with more tracks being added in 2015, completing the EP as a whole.
- FACEBOOK: We here at ARCTIC MODE have sad news to report today: Our talented and passionate artist N Pa will have his debut EP with us "The Ghost Within: The Tale of Turmoil" taken off of online stores and we regret to inform everyone that we have amicably decided to part ways with him.
- "The Ghost Within: Remixed (Part I)" will be released exclusively on @Bandcamp on 8/11! Get it here for #free then! https://t.co/tE3l7nqKrB
- TWITTER: @NPAMUSIC - Hiatus (for now)
- TWITTER: Officially going to be making NEW music by next week. Getting my computer fixed. @DannySwain, let's get something fresh done.
- FACEBOOK: The Runway (Live Performance) by Dacav5
- SOUNDCLOUD: INSOMNIA [Re-Edit+Vocals - IMAGERY BY SOUND [no-sale] (2013)]
- Californiacation: The Album by Skyy Royal on DatPiff.com