Listeners might know Chris Ballew from the alt-rock band Presidents of the United States, but since 2009, Chris has been making music for families under the stage name Caspar Babypants. In making music with kids in mind, Chris has found a seemingly boundless creative outlet, and has released 12 CDs over 8 years. I chatted with Chris from his home in Seattle and talked about both his adult and kid music ventures, along with his appreciation of simplifying one’s life and loving his wife. Here’s a video of “Banana Bread,” a song off his Away We Go CD and heard in this interview.
Listen to the interview here: