Tyson Ballew

Fruit Trees For Cassowaries CS (Tummy Rock)

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Fruit Trees For Cassowaries is a cassette tape recorded and performed by musician Tyson Ballew, who runs Tummy Rock Records. It is limited to 100 editions and was originally released by MASA Records in 2009.

Tyson Ballew is a D.I.Y. singer-songwriter currently living in Bellingham, WA who spent 10 years frolicking in the seedy Missoula, MT underground scene. Tyson plays pop-punk-inspired folk music similar to The Mountain Goats, Clem Snide, Emperor X, and Ghost Mice. He has performed over 300 solo sets and believes everyone has a story to tell.

Fruit Trees For Cassowaries is the first in a trilogy of tapes Tyson has created about extinct, flightless birds. The other two are The Summer of Dodos and Moa in Repose, and are available from the friends & neighbors section of the K Mail Order Dept.!

  1. Note to Self
  2. Bulletproof
  3. Champion Mill
  4. Things are Different Now
  5. Unknown Roads
  6. I Dare You to Be Happy
  7. Try Anything
  8. Bumble Bees
  9. Electric City Hardcore
  10. No More Singing
  11. We Are Making It Happen (Cassette Bonus Track)
  12. Without Angst (Cassette Bonus Track)

Listen to songs from this tape on Bandcamp.