DoomtreeDessa, News

As you may have surmised from the new images on the site, I’m involved in a rather unconventional release this fall. To my knowledge I am the very first member of the Doomtree collective with a metynomic shade of lipstick. (After learning that word, metynomic, I have waited years for the occasion to use it. And now, in the midst … Read More

Tuesdays with Lazerb–DESSICA!

DoomtreeDessa, Lazerbeak, News

What a dashing readership. Let me assure each and every one of you that you have made a wise and virtuous choice in deciding to read today’s blog. Your taste = effing impeccable.  Lazerbeak, who you may know as our newest Doomtree dad, hasn’t slept in like 6 days. On our hour-long conference call today, he made about 8 minutes … Read More

On the road again

DoomtreeDessa, News

Oil up the compass, and fish the sextant from the junk drawer; it’s time to hit the road. In just over a week, the band and I will set off on a little Midwest tour*. For the first time, we’ll be bringing Aby Wolf along; she’s an incredible singer and a major contributor to the set. With her singing harmony, … Read More

T minus 8.

DoomtreeDessa, News

In the realm of competitive blogging, Lazerbeak has seriously trounced the rest of us. Sundays are for Jesus; Tuesdays are for Lazerbeak. Nonetheless, I (Dessa) am dusting off the cobwebs, firing up the electric typewriter, and preparing to fax this blog entry to the home office. I’m 8 days away from my show at the O’Shaughnessy, which is my biggest … Read More

"Beacon" Listen + Lyrics

DoomtreeCecil Otter, Dessa, Doomtree, P.O.S, Paper Tiger, Sims

Raps: Dessa, P.O.S, Cecil Otter, Sims Beat: Cecil Otter DESSA I took it for a kiss, but it couldn’t have been, could it? / I see now what it is, we were just biting the same bullet / You called it in the air / it landed it on its edge / when the crowd gathers around / you turn … Read More

Castor, The Twin release concert

DessaDessa, News

On Friday night, I performed at the Fitzgerald Theater in Saint Paul. It was the biggest production of my career. Thank you to every musician, technician, and attendee. Zoe Prinds-Flash photographed the concert.