|Tone Soul Evolution|
|Studio album by|
|Released||September 30, 1997|
|Recorded||February - June 1997 @ Studio.45, Hartford, Connecticut, and Pet Sounds Studio, Denver, Colorado|
|Genre||Indie pop, indie rock, psychedelic pop|
|The Apples in Stereo chronology|
|The A.V. Club||(favorable)|
Tone Soul Evolution is the second album from The Apples in Stereo. It was recorded from February to June and released in September 1997.
The vinyl edition of the album was released with a bonus 7" that included the songs "Man You Gotta Get Up" and "The Golden Flower".
All tracks written by Robert Schneider except where noted.
Several tracks were recorded during the Tone Soul Evolution sessions, though some were left unfinished and were ultimately dropped from the album. In particular, a 24-track mix of "Dreams" was nearly finished for the album, save for some synthesizer elements and a guitar solo. Lead guitarist Robert Schneider had various attempts at recording the solo, later describing it as "the best guitar solo I've ever played in my life—I swear to God."However, he was having difficulty finding the right "soaring" tone for the solo and the band was running short on studio time. The song, a favorite of the band's at the time, was set aside with the intention of including it on a subsequent album, though it never materialized.
In 2005, during the production of Schneider's Marbles album, Expo , Mark Linett transferred the song to Pro Tools and Schneider remixed it, adding synth tracks. It was finally released for the first time in 2008 on the b-sides and rarities compilation, Electronic Projects for Musicians .
Tone Soul Evolution was produced by Robert Schneider. It was engineered by Michael Deming, Jim McIntyre and The Apples in Stereo. The album was mixed by Robert Schneider and Michael Deming. Twenty-four-track analog recording, eight-track transfers and mixing engineered by Michael Deming at Studio.45 (Hartford, Connecticut), with assistance from David Shuman, and The Apples in Stereo. Eight-channel recording and superimposition engineered by Robert Schneider and Jim McIntyre at Pet Sounds Recording Studio (Denver, Colorado).
Album art was done by Steve Keene (one piece inspired by Jasper Francis Cropsie and the other by Piet Mondrian). Starling Keene is responsible for the lettering.
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we recorded the song "dreams" for tone soul evolution-- it was one of the druggiest, prettiest, most melancholy songs for the album, and was one of our favorite apples songs at the time-- we completely finished it but it needed a guitar solo and i could never get the right guitar sound, and it just did not feel perfectly drone-y enough, so we dropped it from the album, planning to finish it for the next record-- obviously we never did-- anyway mark linnet transferred the song from two-inch tape to protools for me a couple of years ago when we were mixing the marbles "expo" record, and i added some synths and mixed the song-- ...we will be including it on "electronic projects for musicians" which is a seven inch/b-side/bonus tracks-type comp similar to "science faire" that we are putting out later this year