Madison & Chicago


If you happen to live in Madison or Chicago–and a lot of people do–come on out this week to see Sims and Power Struggle (Nomi & Deetalx formerly of Oddjobs). They’ll be at King’s Club in Madtown on Sunday the 19th, and at the Hot House in “a little town outside of Gary, Indiana” on Tuesday the 21st. You may … Read More

June Releases


June is apparently a big month to put out records. Apart from our general excitement about the new CDs from Lil’ Flip and Coldplay, Doomtree will be involved–in one way or another–with some of this month’s baddest local release parties. Check it: First off, Dessa will be performing this Thursday and Friday (the 16th & 17th) at the Bryant Lake … Read More

B-Girl Be Summit


Dessa will be performing tonight (Saturday) at the B-Girl Be Summit. It’s short notice, yes, but if you weren’t already aware of this event, welcome back from your missionary trip/hot air balloon trip/peyote trip. P.O.S and the Plastic Constellations will playing Monday the 6th at First Avenue. Headliners the Hold Steady have been shooting up the adult contemporary charts lately. … Read More

Congrats Dessa


Congrats go out to Dessa for getting that number one spot on Radio K, as well as a serious write-up in today’s Star-Tribune. Give her a pound and a hug at the T-Rock tomorrow. And don’t front on next weekend’s B-Girl Be Summit, where Dessa will be, uh, being.



Everyone’s favorite public radio station, KFAI, will be presenting Cecil and Dessa (OtterDarling) at the Triple Rock on Saturday the 28th. Presenting them with what we’re not sure, but we’re hoping it’s good. Not, like, a subpoena or something. On Tuesday the 31st, Fifth Element presents Essential Elements at the Dinkytowner. Sims, aside from performing, will be unleashing his new … Read More

Birthday Rapstravaganza


Last year for Dessa’s birthday we drank fortified wine under a bridge with a dog-eared copy of Johnathan Livingston Seagull. It was all right, but it was pretty much like every other year, so we thought we’d try something different this time. It so happens that Yoni from Medida is also celebrating a birthday. We talked him out of his … Read More

Vox Vermillion CD Release


So this past weekend was fun. Let’s do it again soon. How does this coming weekend sound? Really? Sweet. I figure it could go something like this: On Friday let’s go up to St. Cloud for the first day of the Eyes & Hands Festival. We’ll kick it with, like, Mel Gibson and the Pants, Ela, Building Better Bombs, and … Read More

Cecil, Sims, and POS on KQRS


On Sunday the 8th, on your way home from Mictlan’s show at the Entry, be sure to tune in to 92.5 KQRS for Homegrown. Cecil, Sims, and P.O.S will be performing live in-studio, as well as playing their favorite Doobie Brothers songs.

P.O.S is Back


Doomtree is very pleased to have P.O.S back home after two months of relentless north american ass kicking. Way to go, buddy. Don’t forget to hit First Avenue this Friday and Sunday (May 6th & 8th). Friday (with Immortal Technique… pow!) will be the first time we’ve had every Doomtree MC in town for a minute, so expect a serious … Read More