Tag: Dotmatrix Project

sounds local: Tom Beardslee

Tom Beardslee A few months ago, I got a myspace friend request from Tom. He’d just moved to the area, was looking for folks to play with, and did I want to play sometime? I took one look at that myspace picture and thought, “This guy’s too big time for me. Too polished.” You know how it is. Every once…

How many people does it take to make a dotmatrix project?

A lot. Here’s just a glimpse inside the minds behind one element of the dotmatrix project: film. A small slew of the crew showed up late last night to edit video footage from last month’s show. Pictured here is just a portion of the film crew. Unseen is photographer Stephen Charles, who is behind the camera here at dotmatrix hq…

sounds local

Photo by John Rash Dawn Chorus 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…

Dotmatrix Project show Thursday night

No where can you see so much spontaneous collaboration. The Dotmatrix Project is a monthly show that brings together musicians, filmmakers, photographers, and sound engineers to document one evening’s live performance. And from the audience of point of view, all that media really ups the performance ante. You’re not just watching the band. Photographers and filmmakers are the rock stars…

Cluetrain Manifesto, push pull, and the future of managers

Having a couple turkey sandwhiches with my good friend Kathryn Brown and the folks at Beyond Email today. We’ll be talking about blogging, why people hate being yelled at, and passing the potato chips, please. Poking around for videos to use beyond the usual boring blah, blah, I found this video of Teemu Arina succinctly sizing up the big ideas…

A whole bunch of Buster Dillys

Sunday afternoon at the Pour House for the Original Music Showcase. Seemed like a perfect opportunity to get a few Buster Dillys on stage. So on the last song, Deep Ellum Blues, I watched as one-by-one folks jumped up, grabbed their gear, and wailed. Horn and lead guitar from Holy Ghost Tent Revival Christopher Lord from Old Stone Revue Drummer…