An Anchorage band has signed a record deal with a Portland-based label run by Modest Mouse's lead singer.
Termination Dust — led by two women, Stefanie Vigoren and Jaybird Pakhurst — was picked up by Glacial Pace Records late last year, after opening a show for Modest Mouse in Anchorage.
In Alaska, it's unusual for a band to score a record deal. Termination Dust announced the news on social media on Monday.
Pakhurst said the experience has been crazy and exciting. The band's first...