Checking In and Checking Out.

DessaDessa, News

Hello fair friends.  My, what a whirlwind these past few months have been. A whirlwind of modest successes and minor frustrations, of vehicular travel, of music and of friendship all the attendant thrills and heartbreaks.  Doomtree went on tour. As Doomtree is wont to do, we went left: hit the West Coast top to bottom. We were largely impressed by … Read More

An Update from the Elbo Room

DessaDessa, News

Who’d imagine that a club with such an inelegant name would turn out to be so chic and lovely? Floor-length drapes; dim red light; unmatched mirrors, and hip kids who stop short of being poisonously fashionable. The room is filling slowly, Jean Grae is on the overhead speakers, and I’m plugging away on my MacBook behind Lazerbeak at the merch … Read More

2005.02.24 – MN Daily – "Rise of the rebels"

DoomtreeCecil Otter, Dessa, Press

Link Rise of the rebels Every rap crew says it’s as tight as family. G-Unit? Cohesive. The Roots? Solid. Doomtree, though, is like a vise-grip. Most of its members even live together. By Tom Horgen February 24, 2005 DESSA Every rap crew says it’s as tight as family. G-Unit? Cohesive. The Roots? Solid. Doomtree, though, is like a vise-grip. Most … Read More