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by Nora Nygard

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when the sun goes out and the moon is smothered when the sky opens up we'll die with each other


I thought I was going to die.

The numbers were all there, and so were the visions, the coincidences, the epiphanies. 5:12 AM, the 8th of August, 2008. We kept vigil on a cliff by the Missouri River as it rushed by, silently. The stars were bright. Our hearts were full.

when the sun goes out
and the moon is smothered
when the sky opens up
we'll die with each other

I thought I was going to die and I've never been happier in my life.

Thanks to everything for everything.


released August 8, 2008

Nora Nygard: Production / Recording / Mixing / Mastering / Transfer from Cassette to Digital / Cover Art / Graphic Design / Photography / Vocals / Lyrics on 8 / Field Recording / Percussion / Pump Organ / Turntable

Recorded around Bismarck and in one of its haunted basements during the summer of 2008.

Remastered on November 13, 2020 and re-released December 4, 2020.

Little Sisyphus | NN008


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Nora Nygard Minneapolis, 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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