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May 15, 2014 Known for free-form jazz and rock experiments, Chris Schlarb here sings with just an acoustic guitar. The animated video for "The Great Receiver" is an artful meditation on the miracle of life.
Chris Schlarb's new album, Psychic Temple II, comes out July 16.
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July 7, 2013 With cues from pop eccentrics like Frank Zappa and Robert Wyatt, Psychic Temple II crosses genres, continuously seeks new worlds and is often unnerving in its shambling beauty. Sufjan Stevens, Cynic's Paul Masvidal and many more contribute.
December 14, 2007 Producer and label owner Chris Schlarb began his latest album four years ago as an act of self-therapy, but it soon became a full-scale project. While it's his debut as a solo artist, Schlarb brought in more than 50 musicians to help with the recording — a 40-minute modern composition spanning the folk, avant-garde, jazz and electronic scenes.
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Artwork from Comets on Fire's Avatar.
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August 10, 2006 Host Bob Boilen discovers a new world of music through All Songs Considered summer intern Lars Gotrich.
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