Is/Is are a trio from Minneapolis, MN and they play droned out 90′s influenced dream pop. Their new single “Hunter” b/w “Shine Down” is due out in April via MANIMAL/Loose Recordings and a new EP is due in the Summer 2013. Is/Is released their debut LP (III) in 2012 via Minneapolis label Guilt Ridden Pop which featured a slightly heavier space rock sound. The band consists of Sarah Rose, Sarah Nienaber and Ronnie Lee.
BUST Magazine – “Their style of rock calmly floats that watery divide between raucous, overwhelming noise and placid beauty. What is beyond argument is that Is/Is has nailed it.”
VICE Magazine – “Do you ever see a lady sitting in her car on a hot summer day, smoking a cig with the windows rolled down and wonder, “How can people enjoy taking hot smoke into their body when it’s hot as holy hell outside?” But at the moment of dismissing the lady in question as common trash, her boyfriend comes out of the bodega she’s parked in front of with a dripping six-pack of beer, and when her eyes meet his, she smiles and flicks the cig onto the concrete. You stare at the ring of brick red lipstick around the butt as they pull away thinking, “I should be doing more with my life.”‘
METRO Magazine – “Inspired as much by punk, ’90s sludge-rock and Fleetwood Mac’s darker moments as they are by Mazzy Star, Black Tambourine and Spiritualized, the songs are impressively multifaceted.”