Tones From The Underground is the primary music and art project of accomplices James Guastaferro, Tristan Pollack and . The band formed from the ashes of James' and first musical project, Panacea. Tones... music started out as experimental home recordings and sonic blueprints in 2006 and eventually evolved into a viable catalogue of songs. James wrote all of the songs and played all of the instruments on any recordings with random collaborations from other artists and musicians every so often. In the summer of 2008 Tristan Pollack joined the band. Since its formation Tones... has been in and out of production and performance due to the fluctuation of its member's lives outside of the project.