About Chris Schlarb

Photograph by Devin O'Brien

Photograph by Devin O'Brien



Chris Schlarb is a musician, composer, and producer living in Long Beach, California. Over the years he has produced dozens of albums for the Asthmatic Kitty, Joyful Noise, Trouble In Mind, Jealous Butcher, Harding Street Assembly Lab, Monte Bre, and olFactory record labels.

He also composed video game soundtracks for the Night Sky, Dropsy, and Hypnospace Outlaw.

In mid-September 2019, Jeremiah Lloyd Harmon’s “Almost Heaven” was reached #41 on the iTunes Pop Music charts. The song was produced and mixed by Chris at BIG EGO.

On November 1st, 2019, Chris produced the Best Selling Audible Original (#1 Kids, #2 Fiction), Viva Durant and the Secret of the Silver Buttons by Ashli St. Armant.

His most recent solo album, Psychic Temple IV debuted at #11 on the Billboard Americana charts. His previous record, Psychic Temple III was chosen by Aquarium Drunkard as one of the best albums of the decade.

Chris and his wife, Adriana, opened BIG EGO Studios in 2015.


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