released November 28, 2019
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Nora Nygard: producer / audio engineer / recording / mixing / mastering / composition / lyrics / cover / photography / graphic design / administration / lead vocals / background vocals / drums / tambourine / hand claps / electric guitar / electric bass / acoustic guitar / piano / drum machine / synthesizer
Vocals: Neumann U87, API 3124+
Drums: Slingerland kick, Ludwig snare, Zildjian hats and ride cymbal
Guitars: Fender American Standard Stratocaster, Fender Bassman, Chase Bliss Audio Brothers, ZVEX Fuzz Factory Vexter, Knut's Ibanez CS-505 Chorus
Synths: Vermona DRM1, Intellijel Atlantis, Intellijel Quadra and Expander, Strymon BigSky Multidimensional Reverb Pedal
DAW: Ableton Live 9, Avid Pro Tools 2019.6.0
Plugins: iZotope Alloy 2, Insight 2; iZotope Ozone 8 Dynamic EQ, Vintage Tape, EQ, Dynamics, Vintage Compressor, Maximizer; Waves Abbey Road Reverb Plates, Abbey Road Chambers Reverb, J37 Tape Saturation, H-Delay; Slate Digital VerbSuite Classics, Repeater Delay, Virtual Tape Machines, Virtual Mix Rack including FG-76, FG-N EQ, U73b, FG-Bomber, Hollywood and London Virtual Tube.
The photograph was shot with a Canon AE-1 Program and expired Rite-Aid film in January 2019. Edited in Adobe Photoshop CC. The typography uses the Tipoteca Series by Ulrike Rausch, including the fonts Filicudi Striped and Filicudi Solid. The PSD project file is 3000 x 3000 RGB. The border is 137 pixels.
Songwriting began on October 17th, 2019. Cover art was finished on October 18th. Recorded between October 18th and November 2nd. Mixing and mastering was completed on November 17th, 2019. Somehow writing and producing this track took about 75 hours.
Recorded, mixed and mastered with Proprioception in the Vampire Castle.
Little Sisyphus | NN030