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Origin San Francisco, California, United States
Genres Indie rock
Years active 2000 (2000)–2005 (2005)
Labels B-Girl, Flying Nun, Altitude
Past members Russell Pollard
Imaad Wasif
Lesley Ishino

Alaska! is an indie rock trio from the United States. The band was formed in San Francisco by Russell Pollard (formerly of Sebadoh and later of the Folk Implosion), Imaad Wasif (also later of Folk Implosion), with Lesley Ishino (formerly of the Red Aunts) later joining as drummer.[1][2]


The band released their debut album, Emotions, in 2003, and a second, Rescue Through Tomahawk in 2005.[3][4]


  1. ^ Wilson, MacKenzie "Alaska! Biography", Allmusic, retrieved 2011-11-20
  2. ^ Deusner, Stephen M. (2005) "Rescue Through Tomahawk Review", Pitchfork Media, August 4, 2005, retrieved 2011-11-20
  3. ^ Cramer, Stephen "Emotions Review", Allmusic, retrieved 2011-11-20
  4. ^ Prato, Greg "Rescue Through Tomahawk Review", Allmusic, retrieved 2011-11-20

Further reading

  • "Creative Alaska! One Heck of an Icebreaker." Pioneer Press. (subscription required)
  • Gold in Alaska! - Page 1 - Music - Dallas - Dallas Observer

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