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.


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

  • Emotions (B-Girl Records, February, 2003)
  • Happiness 2004
  • Rescue Through Tomahawk (Altitude Records, 2005)
  • "Kiss You" (Single) (Altitude Records, 2005)
  • References

    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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    Belfast Telegraph 30 Oct 2019
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    The Washington Times 09 Oct 2019
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    The Record 07 Oct 2019
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    Deseret News 06 Oct 2019
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    Discovery’s Alaska: The Last Frontier exclusive preview — Eivin and August grapple with DIY potato cannon

    m&c 05 Oct 2019
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    Irishman Bernard Looney named as chief executive of BP

    The Irish Times 04 Oct 2019
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    Movie stars have lead roles in Will Rogers Motion Picture Festival

    The Claremore Daily Progress 02 Oct 2019
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    Food Finders: Locating bialys, potato knishes in Las Vegas

    Las Vegas Review-Journal 02 Oct 2019
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    Union Leader 22 Sep 2019
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    Seattle City Council’s Stand Against Oil Drilling in the Arctic Is Meaningless, But I Couldn’t ...

    The Stranger 18 Sep 2019
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    CNBC Names Denise Contis Head of Primetime Content

    The Wrap 16 Sep 2019
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