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A Universe Regards Itself

by Psychic Temple featuring Lisa Bella Donna

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    Heavy duty 24pt silver foil stock cover printed in Southern California. Vinyl pressed in CZ with Pirate's Press.

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The 8th full length album from Psychic Temple is an epic, two song, all instrumental collaboration with synthesist Lisa Bella Donna. The full ensemble includes Dave Easley on pedal steel guitar, Mike Baggetta on 12-string acoustic guitar, Steph Richards on trumpet, bassist Steuart Liebig, alto saxophonist Isaiah Morfin, and drummers Tabor Allen and Danny Frankel. The band is joined by a choir led by Ann Thaiss and featuring Heather Sommerhauser, Alicia Walter, Alyssandra Nighswonger and Adriana Schlarb. Composed, produced, and mixed by Chris Schlarb.


released November 17, 2023

Tabor Allen - drums, percussion
Mike Baggetta - 12-string acoustic guitar
Lisa Bella Donna - Arp 2600 & String Ensemble, MiniMoog, Mellotron, Hammond organ, Oberheim Digital Sequencer
Dave Easley - pedal steel guitar
Danny Frankel - drums, percussion
Steuart Liebig - electric bass
Isaiah Morfin - alto saxophone
Steph Richards - trumpet
Chris Schlarb - guitars, tapes

Alyssandra Nighswonger - voice
Adriana Schlarb - voice
Heather Sommerhauser - voice
Ann Thaiss - voice, choir direction
Alicia Walter - voice

Produced by Chris Schlarb

Mixed by Chris Schlarb and Devin O'Brien
at BIG EGO, Long Beach, California

Recorded Sunday, March 6th and Sunday March 27th, 2022

Engineered by Devin O'Brien
Assisted by Tristan Dolce

Additional recording by Lisa Bella Donna at Appalachian Recording

Mastered by Ronan Chris Murphy

Cover artwork by Eric Thompson
Layout and design by David J. Woodruff

Written by Chris Schlarb
Published by Interstellar Music Holdings of the Psychic Temple (ASCAP)


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Chris Schlarb is a musician, composer and producer based in Long Beach, California.

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