Lois Maffeo

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]

Early life

Maffeo was raised in Phoenix, Arizona and graduated in 1981 from Xavier College Preparatory, an all-female private Catholic high school.[3] She moved to Olympia, Washington to attend The Evergreen State College.[3]


As Lois Maffeo[4]

compilations and other collaborations/appearances

With Cradle Robbers (with Rebecca Gates of the Spinanes)[5]


With Lumihoops[6]


With Courtney Love (the band)[7]

singles and EPs

As Lois[8]

Singles and EPs
Appearances, Split singles/EPs, and other collaborations

With Tommy[9]


With The Tentacles[10]

singles and EPs

With Owl & The Pussycat[11]



  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. 1 2 Mehr, Bob (March 23, 2000). "AUSTINTATIOUS". Phoenix New Times. Retrieved 31 October 2015.
  4. Lois Maffeo on Discogs.com
  5. Cradle Robbers on Discogs.com
  6. Lumihoops on Discogs.com
  7. Courtney Love on Discogs.com
  8. Lois on Discogs.com
  9. Tommy on Discogs.com
  10. The Tentacles on Discogs.com
  11. Owl & The Pussycat on Discogs.com

External links

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