Category: Little Owl

Gardens and Villa and Little Owl Play New Noise Block Party!

A home town block party for two Cool Summer Records bands, Gardens and Villa and Little Owl, this show should be truly amazing!  Not to mention there are tons of other bands playing, and it’s all part of the New Noise festival and conference!  Get your tickets here…

Little Owl Cover Pixies And Announce Tour Dates

Two great things from Little Owl today! First, a fantastic cover of the Pixies “Waves of Mutilation”.  The cover pays homage to the original while incorporating key elements of what makes Little Owl so great.  Check it out and download it for free below!

Also, Little Owl announced a tour today, consisting of a solid west coast run hitting most cities on the left half of the US!  Check it below and check them out when they roll through your town.

9/27 SAN DIEGO, CA @ Bar Eleven
9/28 LOS ANGELES, CA @ Casey’s Irish Pub
9/29  LOS ANGELES, CA @ Origami Vinyl
9/30 LAS VEGAS, NV @ Bunkhouse
10/1 ST. GEORGE, UT @ GoGo 37 Gallery
10/2 PROVO, UT @ Muse Music Cafe
10/3 DENVER, CO @ Larimer Lounge  w/ Kitten
10/5 FORT COLLINS, CO @ GNU Experience Gallery
10/6 GRAND JUNCTION, CO @ Casa Coyote
10/8 SALT LAKE CITY, UT @ Urban Lounge  w/ Ash Reiter
10/9 BOISE, ID @ Neurolux (Radio Boise Tuesday)
10/10 NAMPA, ID @ Flying M Coffee Garage  w/ SwanSea
10/11 PENDLETON, OR @ Great Pacific
10/12 BEND, OR @ The Horned Hand
10/14 PORTLAND, OR @ Rontoms
10/17 SAN FRANCISCO, CA @ El Rio
10/18 SACRAMENTO, CA @ Bows and Arrows  w/ Sam Eliot & The Market Club Gang
10/20 BERKELEY, CA @ Art Beat Concert at 25th Street Collective
10/22 FRESNO, CA @ Champion Sound at The Lamp Post
10/30 SANTA BARBARA, CA @ Muddy Waters  w/ BRAINSTORM and Wools

Listen to “Christmas Nights” the B Side to the Little Owl 7″ and See Them Live!

Little Owl premiered the B side to their forthcoming 7″ today, “Christmas Nights”, via Listen Before You Buy.  The track features the Magik*Magik Orchestra, and is in fact quite magical itself! It was recorded at John Vanderslice’s Tiny Telephone studios, and it comes out May 29th but is available for is available for pre-order now by clicking here.  Stream the track here!





Little Owl will be bringing this track as well as plenty other new ones to a city near you on their upcoming Spring tour! Here are the dates:
May 25: Santa Barbara, CA @ Yoga Soup w/ Hosannas, The Wools, and Travers Adler    7″ release show!  Advance tickets and a deal on the 7″ with ticket purchase here

May 26: Fresno, CA Audie’s Olympic / Club Fred w/ Joe Buck Yourself, Viva La Vox

May 27: Fresno, CA @Audie’s Olympic w/ Hosannas

May 30: Santa Rosa, CA Arlene francis center w/ Star Skate, Not Another Snake Cult

May 31: San Jose, CA @ The Gingerbread House

June 1: San Francisco, CA The Rickshaw Stop w/ Zodiac Death Valley, OS Beaches, Ash Reiter

June 2: Bend, OR @ The Horned Hand w/ Fierce Creatures

June 3: Portland, OR Rontoms w/ Hosannas

June 4: Seattle, WA The Comet Tavern w/ Eagle Teeth, Song Sparrow Research

June 8: Davis, CA Sophia’s Thai Kitchen w/ Shayna & the Bulldog, Brooke Parrot

Little Owl Kick Off Tour and Celebrate the Release of Their 7″ at Yoga Soup!

Santa Barbara’s Little Owl will start their West Coast tour on May 25th at Yoga Soup in their home town!  Not only will this show kick off their tour but it will also be the official celebration for the release of their much anticipated 7″, out officially May 29th on Cool Summer Records.  Joining Little Owl at Yoga Soup will be the incredible Hosannas from Portland, OR, as well as fellow Santa Barbara acts The Wools and Travers Adler.  More Little Owl tour dates to be announced soon!

Cool Summer Records is Pleased to Introduce Little Owl


Photo: Cara Robbins

It’s official, CSR’s third release will be a forthcoming 7″ for the magnificent Little Owl!  Hailing from our hometown of Santa Barbara, Little Owl have been crafting their brand of gypsy-psych tinged folk-pop for a while, first with their EP recorded by Shane Mckillop of Gardens and Villa, and now with their 7″, recorded at John Vanderslice’s Tiny Telephone Studios.  The 7″ will officially be released May 29th.  Stay tuned for more Little Owl updates coming soon, and in the meantime listen to “Tucked Away, Our Home Our Mountain,” the A side from the 7″ here…