Yes, "The Shadow Court", from the future dystopian world of the Psyche Corporation is now real and has come into this plane of reality from the dream world of Psyche Chimere, the first Shadow Queen of Psyche Corporation. In her own immortal words:

"You’re correct in choosing this place

To petition for divine grace

You've always wanted too much

I can give you what you seek

But I’m no kindly sort of Queen, and

I demand to know what you would sacrifice to me?

Sacrifice to me!"

OK. Soooo what does that mean exactly? Well don't expect to be asked for a credit card number here. Instead, to become a member of the Shadow Court of Psyche Corporation you have give us something a bit more personal. Now don't run off so fast. It won't cost any fingers or toes, not generally anyway. A poem, a bit of fan fiction, a sketch of angelbots, a photo of yourself cosplaying a creature from the Psyche Corporation World. What is even more important is that you spread the word about Psyche Corporation' s wonderful music, fascinatingly bizarre lyrics, helping advertise "Scheduled Indoctrinations" (aka concerts and performance) and directly contribute to spreading the Empire of the Shadow Queen throughout this time-space continuum through internet traffic, awakening of the populace through physical medium such as flyers and sidewalk chalk messages, and especially through direct word of mouth communications!

For more information on joining this International Fan Club and levels of membership (which really do increase your access to staff, dancers, and band members) check out the static page post in the right margin labeled Shadow Court Nobles, Knights, and Gentry

Band, Dancers, Staff, & Psychetics

Singers:  First I should start by saying that Psyche Corporation has almost always revolved around our beloved Shadow Queen, Psyche Chimere  who sings all the vocals on all tracks, writes all lyrics, plans all performance art concepts, choreographs dances, plays piano, synthesizer, and percussion, does much of the sound mixing and album recording and pressing, "Geeks out" many of the concepts, lyrics etc to keep her really smart fans entertained, and, until recently, did almost all of the advertising, promoting, booking, managing etc.  When she has a spare moment, like when she is supposed to be sleeping, she attends medical school/PHD program in special program designed to train her to make the organ replacement and cybernetic cyborg implants of psyche corporation a reality in this time line.  As such, her science fiction is at least partly based on the most current real science and technology existent.

Musicians: They have been many and varied, but a few have been the most consistent and contributory in recent years, so they will be focused on here.  Psyche Corporation Musicians:  Jason Perez, Greg Thompson, David James Knight, Paul Hoppe, Exit

"Usually it varies.  It used to be Exit on live guitar, then it was Paul Hoppe on live guitar, now we are looking for another guitarist.  Recently acquired Mike Lunapiena on cello for the live show. They've all played in other bands.  Exit in 99cent Special, Paul also plays in Villain's Lament, Mike does a solo act called the Wandering Cellist and plays for Music Under NY."

Other wonderful people who have participated in Psyche Corp.'s performances or recordings include 
Dancers Angelique, Maritza, Mikah McCabe, JessAnn Smith, Laura Shay, Karen Tozzi, Akiri, Elena, Amey, and Diana

[editor's note:  I think they are considering taking on a drummer, drum set, middle Eastern, African, still in discussion actually, but this is art baby!...They aren't rolling in money, so it will have to be someone that loves what they do more than with big dollar signs in their eyes, and they still have to be able to do it well.]

Dancers:  Believe it or not, have been pretty consistent.  Arydaea and Akiri have been with her almost since the beginning. Akiri went from blonde hair to red and back again, but it's her just the same.  Arydaea is in all dance sequences and also in all the music videos as a significant actor.  When Psyche Chimere is unable to get funding to take her dancers with her, she welcomes support from local fans that offer to provide interpretive dance on location and is very grateful for their courage and effort in spite of limited time available to rehearse of prepare.  This is why the dancers appear to change so often in online videos.

"The two dancers that most often perform with me are Arydaea who studied belly dance and Akiri who studied ballet."

[editor's note:  She also has other costumed and choreographed dancers already in place with the Texas Street Team for shows in and around Texas, and accepts offers from local dancers who are willing to add interpretive dance to performances if the event is unable to afford transportation costs for her regular dancers, thus the assortment of dancers on some videos.]

For more information on Psyche Corporation primary dancers, and the Shadow Queen herself, click the following link to their official bios:

Videographers and other Inventive Geniuses:

 Seriah Azkath, Bill Kates, Annie Arthur, Zach "Hoeken" Smith, Maria William, Logan Grendel, and many others.

So you might ask, as I did:  Who did your video and sound mixing on the various videos and how did you convince them to work for such beautiful, but mostly unfunded, projects?  Here's what the Shadow Queen had to say about that:

Seriah Azkath did the camera work, and he and I worked together on sound and everything else for the first two videos, with acting help from local friends who played characters and extras.     I wrote up all the screen plays.  The 3rd video was directed and filmed by Brandon Herman.  I did everything else except for playing the parts of the extras and other actors which we gathered from local steampunk people and friends.  Some people are just willing to help out a friend, as in the first two videos, and in the 3rd video, I think it was still mostly friends and friends of friends helping out, but some people may have joined because it seemed exciting.

 Volunteer Support Staff:  Harlequin is in charge of the Chimere News and Psyche Corporations most loyal and supportive staff member at present "down under in Australia.

Ramon Leon del Mar, is the Texas Street Team Leader, (actually the South Central US Street team as they also cover all adjoining states except New Mexico) but also works in promotion, press writing, and researching possible venues.  He also designed. built, and moderates this website,  but is open to help if offered in all areas.

Radha Narasimhan is the Asst. Street Team Leader for the Southern US and works in support of all promotion efforts for Psyche Corporation.  Radha and Ramon are volunteers that do not represent the band members in any official capacity, but they both work directly for Psyche Chimere planning out ways to make Psyche Corporation more accessible and more fun for all the fans in all states

Fans:   We would absolutely love to have any and all fans contribute as much fan fiction as possible about side stories, related stories and stories that use related characters to fill in the gaps or even main characters, so long as it does not have them acting too out of character in the short story.  I see this as something like the Thieve's World Series where great writer wrote related but independent short stories that will expand and enrich this Psyche Corporation World into a science fiction work of incredible depth and proportion.  (Think of the original Star Trek where each episode was complete in itself) .

We are well aware that some may want to include love scenes in their work.  We are still exploring Blogspot's policies on that, so cut us a break and keep them kind of harlequin romance level at first while we figure this out.  If you include any member of staf, band, dancers, etc. in your work or any other real person as a character, they will be given absolute veto authority on whether it posts or not.  If that doesn't suit you, then don't use them in the story.  You would of course be given the option of replacing their name with that of some fictional character and adding a few paragraphs to introduce the fictional character which should solve the problem.

Also recognize that if you use words more questionable than allowed on prime time TV (they allow damn and crap I believe), then we have todecide between moving your work to an adult site, posting it on the forum under a section labeled "Talk Dirty to Me" (still in discussion though and always subject to direct approval by the Shadow Queen herself), or return it for revision.  Feel free to send any and all such work to me directly at

Psychetics:  Any fans that prove themselves by giving the level of commitment, or something close to it, seen above in terms of time, effort, and commitment to spreading the Empire of the Shadow Queen over the globe!  In other words, use your imagination to it's fullest, but don't hurt anyone, break local laws, damage property, or get arrested doing it.  It looks bad!  That is all.

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