It could be said that founder Andrew Dudek himself is an unexplained phenomenon that dawns on Greensboro’s creative communities. The man behind Greensboro’s most loved record store, Gate City Noise, is now gate-keeper at Square One, a shared rehearsal space for hungry hipsters and music lovers just outside the old Glenwood Neighborhood. Dudek walks and talks a strong love for home-grown, community-nurtured music. That love comes through this shoegazer style of rock, which whispers of Iron and Wine behind a beautifully tense vocal styling reminiscent of the west’s Rocky Votolato. Only in this Dawn Chorus, the musical arrangements rise to fiercer, frentic, rock crescendos strong enough to make any shoegazer look up.
Dawn Chorus appears in this month’s Dotmatrix Project, June 26, at the Green Burro. The show is free and starts not-so-promptly at 8 or 9.