In this week's dead tree version of DC9, Lance Lester extols the virtues of Har Mar Superstar, despite the fact that the singer looks, well, just like Ron Jeremy, right? Writes Lance:
And thanks to the show's promoter, Parade of Flesh, we've got a pair of tickets to give away to tonight's show at The Lounge on Elm Street. Want the pair? Cool, just be the first person to email me with the words "Har Dee Har" in the subject line, and you'll be put on the list, plus one. Good luck!
Surely, somewhere deep down inside, he has to realize that he's just a guy who looks like Ron Jeremy and tries too hard. But that denial, actually, is what makes his live shows work. Tillman turns his lack of good looks on its ear and tries to convince you he's the world's best lover, as well as the best performer that has ever graced the stage.
If his performance alone isn't enough to get you going, though, his electronica-meets-new jack swing sound surely is. Songs like "Cut Me Up," "You Can Feel Me" and "Power Lunch" showcase his faux bravado capably and show that, even though his persona is all shtick, his music isn't. Continue reading...