Photo by Ian Souter


BIG EGO is the production, mixing, & recording studio of Chris Schlarb.

His restless creativity has no choice but to continuously seek new worlds.
— National Public Radio

Chris Schlarb is a musician, composer, and producer living in Long Beach, California. He has produced over a dozen albums for the Asthmatic Kitty, Joyful Noise, Trouble In Mind, and olFactory record labels. Chris has released a number of solo albums and records with his group, Psychic Temple.

Over the last decade Chris has collaborated with a who’s who of modern American rock, jazz, folk, pop, soul, punk, and noise music including: 

Schlarb’s music has a pensive, numinous feel, emphasizing fine-grained and muted, sparkling textures.
— Pitchfork