On February 6, 2007.

On February 6, 2007, “Simian”, “Elephant 6” and “Yep Roc” labels released “New Magnetic Wonder”, the sixth Apples in Stereo studio album. It was recorded in 2006, at “Trout Studios” in Brooklyn, New York, in Lexington, Kentucky, in Denver, Colorado,
in Benton, Kentucky, and was produced by Bryce Goggin and Robert Schneider.

Personnel:

  • Robert Schneider – lead and backing vocals, lead and rhythm guitar, acoustic and electric piano, organ, synthesizer, mellotron, vocoder, electronic effects, percussion, handclaps, bass guitar, non-Pythagorean music scale
  • Hilarie Sidney – lead and backing vocals, drums, percussion, handclaps, rhythm guitar
  • Eric Allen – bass guitar, echoplex, space guitar, handclaps, backing vocals,
  • John Hill – rhythm guitar, phase shift, handclaps, backing vocals
  • Anonymous studio musicians – Mellotron tape banks.
  • Per Ole Bratset – lead guitar, sound effects
  • Bill Doss – piano fun, acoustic guitar, handclaps, backing vocals, vocal arrangement
  • Will Cullen Hart – drums, electronic effects, handclaps, backwards poetry, plastic whistle, backing vocals
  • Otto Helmuth – mandolin, handclaps, backing vocals
  • Jeff Holland – lap steel, echoplex
  • London audience – anger due to Apples’ overly-loud guitars
  • Jeff Mangum – drums, cow object, backing vocals, handclaps
  • John Fernandes – bass clarinet, violins
  • Craig Morris – lead and backwards guitar, Mellotron, fuzz bass
  • Adam Sachs – cowbell, tambourine
  • Zack Shaw – alto sax, weird toys, echoplex
  • Pete Fitzpatrick – euphonium
  • Bryce Goggin – electronic effects
  • John Ferguson – backing vocals
  • Matthew Goodman – backing vocals
  • Tony Miller – backing vocals

Track listing:

The album consists of 14 songs and 10 musical segues (“link tracks”).

All tracks written by Robert Schneider except where noted.

Disc 1:

  1. Can You Feel It? – co-written by Bill Doss
  2. Skyway
  3. Mellotron 1
  4. Energy
  5. Same Old Drag
  6. Joanie Don’t U Worry
  7. Sunndal Song – Hilarie Sidney
  8. Droplet
  9. Play Tough
  10. Sun is Out
  11. Non-Pythagorean Composition 1
  12. Hello Lola
  13. 7 Stars
  14. Mellotron 2

Disc 2:

  1. Sunday Sounds – Hilarie Sidney
  2. Open Eyes
  3. Crimson
  4. Pre-Crimson – Eric Allen
  5. Vocoder Ba Ba
  6. Radiation
  7. Beautiful Machine Parts 1-2
  8. Beautiful Machine Parts 3-4
  9. My Pretend
  10. Non-Pythagorean Composition 3

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