About Counter Communications

We support the dark art of sound

Counter Communications is the premier library for melancholy, creepy, edgy music – regardless of genre. Our award-winning composers and artists are alchemists of angst, experts of edgy, masters of melancholy, creators of creep.
From cues and instrumentals to score and songs. From drama and horror to crime and science fiction.
We support the Dark Art of Sound!
Our tracks are easily licensed from our worldwide distributor Primalhouse Music
For licensing of cover versions please contact us directly at licensing@counter-communications.com
And rest assured, we’re reachable, we listen, and we deliver great quality on time.
It’s not just that we’re artists - we’re also fans.
We LOVE the types of movies, TV, games, and adverts that we create for.
So let’s make something memorable together.

Chris Wirsig

Owner | Composer | Producer

Chris Wirsig is an award-winning composer, songwriter and producer, who enjoyed classical training on piano and saxophone, studied audio engineering at SAE Technology College, and has more than 20 years experience in music production. His music can be heard in the award-winning documentary series "Halloween Obsessed," the vampire feature "The Things We Cannot Change," several short movies, the comedy feature “39 And A Half,” as well as in games like the acclaimed Top Ten iPad game “Alien Tribe 2,” and in numerous TV shows on ABC, E!, MTV, History, Oxygene, Fox Sports, and many others.
Current and upcoming projects include the pilot for an LGBTQ+ animated comedy series, “Be More Popcorn,” the cyberpunk boxing drama “Steel Will,” a tech-horror series pilot, “Glitch,” and charity projects with cover versions of Depeche Mode's "People Are People" with 36 musicians and singers, and a Heavy Metal version of the Ukrainian National Anthem benefitting the Red Cross.
On the songwriting/producing side, Chris started the acclaimed Electro Pop/Dark Wave band no:carrier in 1995 and the Electronica/Chill-Out project Virtual Conformity in 2001, as well as several side projects. He’s also co-writing and producing songs with other artists and songwriters like Psyche, Lori Barth, Briana Cash, Daniel E. Wakefield, Liza Marie Sparks, Queen Chameleon, The Dust Ryde, echoekill, and many others.
Chris is a Grammy Voting Member, as well as a member of the Production Music Association and the Society Of Composers and Lyricists, for which he served as LA Administrator for two years and is now a member of its Board of Directors.



Marion Wirsig

Owner | General Manager

With an extensive background in project management, consulting, and logistics, Marion takes care of all organizational and administrative issues. She makes sure everything runs smoothly, on budget, and within the promised timelines.
While not a musician herself (even though she brings good ideas to the studio), Marion loves to work with creative people, using her strategic and analytical skills to support those with great artistic visions.


General & Music Briefs

Please send any questions and music briefs to:
phone: +1 323-365-6600

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You can license our music directly via our distributor Primalhouse Music.
If you have any licensing questions, feel free to contact us at licensing@counter-communications.com or call Chris at +1 323-365-6600.


If you think your music would fit well into our catalog, please send us an email to submissions@counter-communications.com including links (no files in email!) to some of your best songs/cues.
We are happy to listen and get in touch with you if we also think they'd be a fit.

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Ben McLane
McLane & Wong Attorneys at Law
email: bcmclane@aol.com
phone: +1 818-587-6801