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Doomtree is a collective based in , . Members of Doomtree bring various bases of knowledge and musical backgrounds together to create honest and original music. Their main influence is and their lyrics are frequently introspective and self-degrading. They often do shows with fellow Minnesota hip-hop label Rhymesayers Entertainment. Emcees perform solo or with one another, each contributing a different approach to their music.

Emcees
*P.O.S. has released two albums under the Rhymesayers record label in conjunction with the Doomtree label. His first album, Ipecac Neat, made its Rhymesayers debut in 2005 and he recently toured with Doomtree members Sims and Turbo Nemesis in promotion of his newest album Audition, released in 2006. P.O.S is the de facto leader of the group. He also performs with the punk rock group “Building Better Bombs
*Sims released his first full length album in July 2005, Lights out Paris. His lyrics show him to be highly dissatisfied with American society and possibly nihilistic. Also highly outspoken about fundementalists and the Republican Party.
*Dessa released one of Doomtree’s several False Hopes albums and often performs live with violinist Jessy Greene (who is featured on P.O.S’s Audition). She is an accomplished spoken word poet.
*Mictlan has released Doomtree False Hopes albums Deity for hire and Deity for Re-hire. Mictlan is in the process of writing and recording for an upcoming album with Lazerbeak.
*Cecil Otter released Hung Over-seas, a Doomtree False Hopes album in 2003. He was also a finalist in a national spoken word competition inspired by the 2004 presidential election. He released another album, simply titled Cecil Otter’s False Hopes, in 2005. In 2006 Cecil Otter released his new full length album Rebel Yellow.

Producers/Djs
* Paper Tiger has produced for Doomtree emcees and often spins records for Doomtree performances. He also provides graphic design for various flyers and other Doomtree visuals.
* MK Larada has produced many tracks for Doomtree emcees and is also Doomtree’s resident artist.
* Lazerbeak (Aaron Mader) has produced many tracks for Doomtree emcees as well as several other Minneapolis hip-hop artists, including Toki Wright. He is also the guitarist of Minnesota band The Plastic Constellations. He is currently working on an upcoming album with Mictlan.
* Turbo Nemesis is the most common Doomtree DJ to spin at performances
* Emily Bloodmobile is a Doomtree producer whose true identity must remain unknown to the public.
* Tom Servo has produced tracks for Dessa and Sims and occasionally DJs at Doomtree performances.

Edited by [deleted user] on 25 Aug 2007, 11:27

Sources

www.wikipedia.org, doomtree.net

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