Tyson Ballew

Moa in Repose Cassette + Download (Tummy Rock)

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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.

  • Tyson's most recent E.P., Moa in Repose, was recorded on February 25th, 2013 at The Unknown in Anacortes, WA.
  • It was engineered, mixed and mastered by Nicholas Wilbur.
  • This E.P. is Tyson's latest in a trilogy of tapes about extinct flightless birds.
  • In his own words, Moa in Repose is "about giving up and going to sleep".
  • The first edition of this tape is limited to 50 copies and comes on canary yellow cassettes.
  • The cover art is a painting by Jill Pucciarelli.
  • All copies of this tape come with a digital download code.

Tyson Ballew also runs a CD, cassette tape and 7" label called Tummy Rock Records.

This cassette has four songs:

  1. Our Last Days
  2. Fruit Trees for Cassowaries
  3. The Skeptic
  4. A Song for Canaries