Fetlar Spree #1: Ewen and Peter

Right click to download the MP3 audio file. The ‘Fetlar spree’ took place on July 19th and 20th, 2014. The event, ‘For the Love of Folk Presents: North Atlantic Sessions’ was organized by Maurice Henderson, Lois Nicol and Lewie Peterson. My audiovisual recordings start at 9:34 am on July 19th and end at 5:14 am on…

In Studio with Stevie Hook

A conversation with Stevie about his views on music making, the studio he built, and living the good life. Making this video showed me how commercially-oriented and ethnographic models for interviewing and finishing audiovisual projects can follow different processes and lead into interesting discussions. Produced by Rodrigo Ferrari-Nunes and Joe Watt for Contemporary Alternative Productions Shetland,…

A Set with Kollifirbolli

Astryd Jamieson, piano. Kaela Jamieson, fiddle. Mary Rutherford, Fiddle. See also Kollifirbolli (2013)  Careful Mixing is the Secret to Success. Performed in Tingwall, Shetland. Audio by Joe Watt. Video by Rodrigo Ferrari-Nunes. Produced for Contemporary Alternative Productions Shetland, 2014-2015.

Arthur Nicholson: Ready to Go

This video was filmed in Fladdabister, Shetland. Arthur opted for a video that was aligned with the sonic proposal of his album, which should sound like having a singer-songwriter with a guitar singing close to you in the intimacy of your living room. Arthur chose the setting, the same for the album cover photographs, and we carried…

SpootHawk live at the Legion

Original promo video created for SpootHawk’s album release. Local original rock band SpootHawk perform their own brand of rock music at the Lerwick legion with support from the fantastic Deathstar Canteen, North Country Fair (tbc) and Trookers. SpootHawk is an emerging rock band led by Shetlands hottest guitar duo Ewan Nowak and Arthur Nicholson, the…

January Again by North Country Fair

JANUARY AGAIN (Michael Williamson) from the album ‘Liberty Follows’ (2013) with Michael Williamson, guitar and vocals. Jimmy Quinn, guitar and backing vocals. Arthur Nicholson, guitar, harmonica and backing vocals. Chris Thomson, vibes. Magnus Polson, bass. Gwyn Davies, drums. Chloe Robertson, fiddle. Carol Jamieson, keys. Filmed and edited by Rodrigo Ferrari-Nunes. Video Copyright © Rodrigo Ferrari-Nunes 2014….

The Revellers: Lower the Rope

‘Lower the Rope’ is The Revellers’ contribution to Back from Beyond. We travelled to Hermaness in the Isle of Unst together. There, Adam Priest told us a story about a Viking king who almost died after his ship was stormed in Unst and was helped by a local woman. Years later, the Viking sent her a…

Teevliks: Lick Of The Noup

This video was filmed in the isles of Noss and Bressay for Back from Beyond. Music composed and performed by Teevliks: Martha Thomson, fiddle. Patrick Mainland, guitar. Max Tyler, keys. Hayden Michael Zappa Hook, bass. Norman Willmore, drums. Audio recorded and produced by Jonathan Ritch; mixed and mastered by Iain Waddell and Jonathan Ritch at…

Wind-Up Projectiles: Means to an End [live]

This music video was part of a collaborative project in which I assisted HNC and NC music students at Mareel. They were required to collaboratively produce, promote and release an album. I was asked to help with filming and editing with them this video. Performed at Mareel, Lerwick, Shetland, Scotland, UK. Wind-Up Projectiles: Joe Watt…

Norman and Jeff: Allen Ginsberg’s ‘Howl’

Shetland Jazz Festival, February 14th 2013. Selections from Allen Ginsberg’s ‘HOWL’ performed by Norman Willmore (alto sax) and Jeff Merrifield (poetry). Filmed and edited by Rodrigo Ferrari-Nunes. This was the first video I made in Shetland. It was an opportunity to learn about editing through the media I was collecting. Ultimately, it shows the intergenerational engagement…

Ethnographic Locations: Sociomusical Map (2012)

This Interactive Map highlights some of the musical places I visited in Shetland from early October to late December in 2012, in preparation for the official beginning of the data collection period / fieldwork project (from Jan. 2013 to Oct. 2014). At that time I was more familiar with Lerwick. Later, I volunteered with Stevie and Amanda (WobblyGang) at the…