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Little Sisyphus


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Allie 04:26
Apparition 04:38


I recorded "Allie" to several different cassettes in 2007. This version is full of mistakes but it's the only time I recorded the song with a Hammond organ.

I wrote "Apparition," recorded it, and I don't think I ever sang it again.


released August 5, 2022

Thank you to my supporters on Patreon: Evan, Calvin, Divyaa, Chris, Aaron, Delia the Snake, Cameron, Jacob, Shannon, Blake, Frida and Zoë.

Thanks to my subscribers on Bandcamp: Jacob, Beat, Frida, Beau and Zoë.

Nora Nygard: Producer / Recording / Mastering / Transfer Cassette to Digital / Songwriter / Photography / Cover Art / Vocals / Organ

Recorded to cassette in Bismarck in late 2007.

Little Sisyphus | NN035


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Nora Nygard Saint Paul, Minnesota

I've always been searching. Drumming in punk bands. Singing into a cassette mic alone. Trans angst, alienation, going on the road. Synthesis, tape, poetry. Two failed tours, two failed degrees. Reclaiming my voice from the choir, reshaping my voice after punk rock. Years of isolation, hormone therapy, production studies, and hundreds of releases with various projects. ... more

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