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by Citizen Scientist



Walked by a man I kinda know today who I don't see usually but he makes me nervous. It made me sad. Some people. I am so uncomfortable in this town. Everything in life is so disappointing. Sometimes I don't hear from my friends for a while. And I wonder if they're dead. They're out traveling & stuff. Probably dead. I dawdle around the sidewalks feeling bad in my body, sniffing the bummer memories that this town taunts me with. Everywhere is baggage, so many drags it's unbearable. I want to Travel to the American Desert where I can look around with wonder & the red dirt is magic. I go home and smell it in an envelope. Friends probably dead. Family is dead. Soul feeling dead. There's not a single key on my accordion that can bring any of that back. I'm drowning in the bellows.


released March 17, 2017

Nora Nygard: Producer / Audio Engineer / Recording / Mixing / Mastering / Administration / Electric Guitar / Drums / Cover / Artwork / Photography / Tape / Transfer to Digital

The photograph was shot in Minneapolis, Minnesota at the St. Anthony Falls Lock & Dam in 2007.

Equipment used includes: Strymon BigSky Multidimensional Reverb, Strymon Deco Tape Saturation & Doubletracker, Strymon El Capistan dTape Echo, Red Panda Particle (Granular Delay & Pitch Shifting), EarthQuaker Devices Bit Commander, TC Electronic Flashback X4 Delay, DigiTech Luxe, CAD Microphones, American Fender Stratocaster, Gretsch Catalina Club, Tama Rockstar, Yamaha MT120S Four-Track Cassette Recorder, Avid Pro Tools 10.

Little Sisyphus | CS013


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