Mara Appel

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2013

    A video history of Is/Is

    The past week has seen City Pages shining a light on one of the Twin Cities' more underrated rock bands, three-piece act Is/Is. In fact, we put them on the cover of the newspaper with an in-depth story about their unique adventure out to Joshua Tree National Park, which you can still grab a copy of ... More >>

  • Music

    September 25, 2013

    Is/Is take to the desert for artistic growth

    The Minneapolis band hit the road, searching for inspiration in the desert

  • Music

    April 11, 2012

    Is/Is show kaleidoscopic talent on new album III

    Sarah Nienaber, Sarah Rose, and Annie May form punk-chick trifecta

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2012

    Is/Is light "Fire" from debut III, out in April

    ‚ÄčIs/Is represents the sludgy savior to raise you from the typical local rock doldrums. The all-female Minneapolis trio just dropped a new single from their forthcoming debut album, III. It's called "Fire," and the slow-burning smolder provides the ideal entry into their world -- if, ahem, you didn ... More >>

  • News

    October 20, 2010

    Picked to Click 2010

    Pink Mink lead the pack in our 20th annual best-new-bands poll