Pawa Up First


PAWA UP FIRST started out as a recording project in 2001 and has since then evolved into a quintet mainly comprised of piano/synth, guitar, bass, drums and percussion with occasionnal collaborators including a horn section, guest vocalists and MCs. Influenced by elements of indie-rock, film music, hip-hop, dub, electro and experimental jazz, PAWA UP FIRST creates a wide range of atmospheres and dynamics with its mostly instrumental repertoire accompanied live by video projections. Albums: "The Scenario" (2005 / DTC Records) "Introducing New Details" (2006 / DTC) PAWA UP FIRST is: Serge Nakauchi Pelletier: Guitar/Synth Matt Pontbriand: Bass/Synth/ Christian Baang: Piano/Synth Joseph Perrault: Drums Julien Sagot: Percussions Simon Nakauchi Pelletier: Video Collaborators include: D-Shade, Belle, Seba, Memo & 2nd Thought (ICM) & Kobayashi.

Serge Nakauchi Pelletier Guitar/ Synth
Christian Baang Piano/Synth
Matt Pontbriand Bass
Joseph Perrault Drums
Julien Sagot Percussions