Posted in music | tour dates on March 10, 2010

by Andrew Frisicano

Pearly Gate Music

"...opening act, Zach Tillman, began playing. He immediatley filled the space with melodic finger-picking, deep-voiced Leonard Cohen-like tunes. He sang about a girl named Lola as well sarcasticly driven songs about Jesus to set up the night for his older brother's band, in which Zach plays bass." [fend magazine]
Zach Tillman is Pearly Gate Music - he's also the brother of solo artist & Fleet Fox J. Tillman, who he toured to NYC with last fall.

His full-length, self-titled debut is due May 18th on Barsuk - a 7" single off that is available now. Three songs off the album are streaming on his MySpace. He also visited Daytrotter in early February.

Pearly Gate Music will be at SXSW this year, and one of his shows will be the brooklynVegan Friday (3/19) day party at Club DeVille, where he'll play alongside Twin Sister, Centro-matic, Lucero, The Antlers and more (full lineup TBA very soon).

Album info & artwork, live videos (including a cover of Pavement's "Shoot the Singer") and all tour dates are below...

Zach Tillman "Pearly gate music" @ Sodra teatern

Pearly Gate Music "Shoot the Singer" (Pavement cover) - 11.20.09

Pearly Gate Music
'Pearly Gate Music' tracklist
1. golden funeral
2. big escape
3. navy blues
4. oh, what a time!
5. i woke up
6. daddy wrote you letters...
7. gossamer hair
8. i was a river
9. bad nostalgia
10. rejoice

Pearly Gate Music - 2010 Tour Dates
Mar 17 SXSW austin, TX
Mar 18 SXSW Red Eyed Fly austin, TX
Mar 19 BrooklynVegan day party @ Club DeVille Austin, TX
Mar 20 SXSW austin, TX
Mar 23 northern olympia, WA #
Mar 24 holocene portland, OR #
# w/ xiu xiu

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Comments (5)

i'm a big pat tillman fan

Posted by Anonymous | March 10, 2010 11:17 AM

be quiet during his shows or he gets mad

Posted by Anonymous | March 10, 2010 7:35 PM

dear anonymous -- i love you both.

Posted by Anonymous | May 13, 2010 11:37 PM

Guggenheim billed it as a performance piece and it was just an installation. Resultingly, the crowd simply waited for the "show" to start, limiting anyone's ability to freely explore the space (the ground floor was packed with indian-style seaters, and the balconies were lined with people holding onto their spots like grim death.

Posted by منتديات | January 9, 2011 1:35 PM

Hey ya'll we lost another one.......but I'm glad to have grown up with gangstarr as representatives of this music that has an incredible history.....hip hop is a book that wrote itself and GURU was definetly one of its main characters.....we are all getting older.....and GURU is one of the MCs that added a soundtrack to our lives in the 80's and 90's.......the NAMES,PLACES and FACES come to mind when I hear a GANGSTARR track.........I thank GOD that he allowed GURU to shine in his short time...........REST IN EVERLASTING PEACE GURU

Posted by تسريحات شعر | January 20, 2011 6:36 AM

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