released April 12, 2016
Nora Nygard: Producer / Audio Engineer / Recording / Mixing / Mastering / Composition / Administration / Cover Artwork / Graphic Design / Synthesizer / Effects / Electronics / Loops / Tape / Transfer to Digital
The synths used on this album were Ensoniq ESQ-1 and Roland S-50.
Guitar pedals used include Akai Headrush E2, Strymon Deco Tape Saturation and Doubletracker, DigiTech Luxe, Ibanez Chorus CS-505, DOD Classic Tube FX53, Line 6 Tap Tremolo, Boss Tera Echo TE-2, TC Electronics Flashback X4 Delay, Moog Minifooger Ring Mod & Minifooger Delay; EarthQuaker Devices Arpanoid, Grand Orbiter Phaser, Disaster Transport SR Delay/Reverb.
The album was recorded on a Yamaha MT120 4-track cassette deck and mixed & mastered in Pro Tools 10 & 12, respectively, using iZotope, Slate, Waves and Avid plug-ins including Virtual Mix Rack, LX480, Abbey Road Reverb Plates, HEAT, Alloy 2, Trash 2 and Ozone 7.
Artwork and graphic design by Nora Nygard. The original image is from the New York Public Library public domain digital collection. Our sincere gratitude to the NYPL for their generosity with their public domain materials.
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Steam + Felt = Hats, 65 West 39th Street, Manhattan." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1938. digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-4ef9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99
Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "Blank page" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1492. digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-c920-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99
Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Cherry blossoms at Karurusu, Nagasaki." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c26315f5-f0dc-8706-e040-e00a1806153e
Little Sisyphus | CS003
'Saoirse like inertia'