False Hopes

by Doomtree

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Timofei Gerber
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Timofei Gerber Holy crap! Even on their 'not really an album' album, Doomtree are amazing. There's more experimenting than on the 'real' albums and it's remarkable. Hot monotony/a hundred fathers/slow burn/flex - I couldn't decide on a favourite song. Favorite track: Hot Monotony.
Jacob Carson
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Jacob Carson My introduction to Doomtree was 'No Homeowners (Renter's Rebate)' on Myspace. Years later I'd attempt to look up "that track with the woman rapping a lot of words that began with the letter S".

Lucky for me I did. I mostly went through their discography backwards from No Kings, but the quality stays high no matter which direction you're travelling. Favorite track: Hot Monotony.
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about

In case you didn’t know:

False Hopes is a CD series put out by the Doomtree Corporation.

False Hopeses are records that we release to provide new music to our fans and family while we work on “real” albums, soldier through a variety of predictable misadventures, recover those albums from water-logged computer equipment, decide we are in a different place artistically, and start again from scratch.

They’re sort of like mixtapes, but we gave them a proper name to avoid getting them confused with all of the actual mixtapes we make for crushes, younger siblings, lovable nerds, and strength training.

This is the eleventh (or twelfth) False Hopes. It is also the first to feature the entire Doomtree crew.* It is comprised of outtakes and broken bits. And a collaborative remix. And a hearty thumbs up.

This is NOT the official Doomtree crew album. That is a whole ‘nother beast, my friend.
If you’ve purchased this disc before the crew album drops, consider it an appetizer.
If you purchased it afterwards, consider it a novel companion piece.
If you purchased it thinking it was the crew album, then frankly I don’t know what to tell you other than:
Thank you for your interest and your patience.
Your continued support is what gets us out of bed in the afternoon.

Ted Romeo, CEO Doomtree Recording Corporation.

Now you know.

*Not technically true, but we defy you to find one of the old ones.

credits

released December 18, 2007

Executively produced by MK Larada & Lazerbeak
Designed by MK Larada
Mastered by Joe Mabbott at the Hideaway, Twin Cities

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Doomtree Minneapolis

Doomtree is a collective of seven friends who live in Minneapolis and make music together. They’ve earned acclaim for genre- defying recordings, explosive live performances, and their fierce loyalty to one another. Members include P.O.S, Dessa, Sims, Cecil Otter, Mike Mictlan, Lazerbeak, and Paper Tiger. The DIY outfit has built an international fanbase one city, one show, and one song at a time. ... more

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