VIDEO

"1975" Documentary
Shishmaref Documentary

Directed by Albert Tong for Smithsonian Folkways, 2021.

No-No Boy travels to the remote Alaskan village of Shishmaref to share songs, teach and learn. Smithsonian Folklife, 2021.

Live on KEXP at Home
"Hold Me Lover, Tell Me Lies"

1975 companion film made for Carnegie Hall's Voices of Hope Festival, 2021.

Live performance on KEXP, 2021.

"Imperial Twist"

Lyric video, 2021.

"FOR JOY" 

A short film about Joy Takeshita Teraoka, singer for the George Igawa Orchestra, the jazz band which formed at Heart Mountain during WWII and performed in camp and across Wyoming, 2019.

"1942" (projections)
"Sand Creek"

Offical Music Video for Smithsonian Folkways, 2021. 

"Carolina By Night"

Concert film commissioned by Davidson College, 2020. 

"The Best God Damn Band in Wyoming"

Official music video for Smithsonian Folkways, 2021. Directed by Julian Saporiti and Emilia Halvorsen. Set Design and costumes by Emilia Halvorsen.

1942 full album + projections, 2018.

HISTORY + SONIC EFFECTS

A short talk/demonstration transforming field recordings taken at historical research sites into music as well as exploring effects pedals as helpful metaphors for the historian. Excerpted from a fall 2020 presentation for the University of Wyoming Art Museum. 

"Honouliuli" Songwriting Workshop

Songwriting Workshop for Ohio University, 2021.

"ORIENT OREGON (vol.1)"

Orient Oregon (Vol. 1) -- classroom version of 2020 film collaboration with Portland Taiko featuring taiko performances and original No-No Boy songs set to Japanese Oregonian home movies filmed between the 1920s-1960s. Full version with Q and A available here.