OWSLA is a vanity record label founded by Sonny "Skrillex" Moore, and co-founders: Tim "Bitvargen" Smith, Kathryn Frazier, and Clayton Blaha. Skrillex announced the label on 17 August 2011.The label's first release was Porter Robinson's Spitfire, which reached number one on Beatport.
Skrillex (Sonny Moore) explained on his Mothership 3 radio show that the name OWSLA comes from the book Watership Down, and refers to the name of "the elite rabbit army". Prior to the record label, Moore teamed up with Zedd, 12th Planet and Flinch to release a free EP titled Skrillex Presents Free Treats Volume:001 in 2011. The 19-track sequel was released on the record label on March 13, 2012.