Lois Maffeo

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Lois Maffeo (professionally known for much of her career as Lois) is an American musician[1] and writer who lives in Olympia, Washington. Although never achieving mainstream success, she has been closely involved with and influenced many independent musicians, especially in the 1990s-era Olympia, Seattle and Washington, D.C. music scenes.[2]


As Lois Maffeo[3][edit]

compilations and other collaborations/appearances

With Cradle Robbers (with Rebecca Gates of the Spinanes)[4][edit]

  • "Sotto Voce", Red Hot + Bothered/Indie Rock Guide To Dating, 1995, Kinetic/Reprise

With Lumihoops[5][edit]

  • "Roman Holiday", Throw: The Yoyo Studio Compilation, 1992, Yoyo Recordings

With Courtney Love (the band)[6][edit]

singles and EPs
  • Uncrushworthy 7" EP, 1990, K Records
  • Highlights 7" EP, 1991, K Records
  • Hey! Antoinette 7" EP, 1991, Feel Good All Over

As Lois[7][edit]

  • Butterfly Kiss, 1992, K Records
  • Strumpet, 1993, K Records
  • Lowrider cassette, 1994, Slabco
  • Bet The Sky, 1995, K Records
  • Infinity Plus, 1996, K Records
  • Butter Yellow: A Lois Collection, 1996, Rebel Beat Factory
singles and EPs
compilations, Split singles/EPs, and other collaborations/appearances

With Tommy[8][edit]

  • "Go Sonics", Selector Dub Narcotic, 1998, K Records

With The Tentacles[9][edit]

singles and EPs

With Owl & The Pussycat[10][edit]



  1. ^ Pareles, Jon (November 8, 1993). "Pop and Jazz in Review". The New York Times. p. 14. Retrieved June 16, 2012. 
  2. ^ Di Bella, Christine (February 21, 2003). "Owl & the Pussycat: self-titled". PopMatters. p. 1. Retrieved October 28, 2012. 
  3. ^ Lois Maffeo on Discogs.com
  4. ^ Cradle Robbers on Discogs.com
  5. ^ Lumihoops on Discogs.com
  6. ^ Courtney Love on Discogs.com
  7. ^ Lois on Discogs.com
  8. ^ Tommy on Discogs.com
  9. ^ The Tentacles on Discogs.com
  10. ^ Owl & The Pussycat on Discogs.com

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