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 through our distributors and local partners:
Spirit Production Music - worldwide distribution (excluding BeNeLux)
SMI Production Music for BeNeLux
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 games like the acclaimed Top Ten iPad game “Alien Tribe 2,” the multiple award-winning short movies “Intervention,” “20 Matches,” “Cat Dexx: Inkosi,” and “Trick Of The Old Cat,” the comedy feature film “39 And A Half,” and in numerous TV shows on ABC, E!, MTV, Fox Sports, Audience Network/DirecTV, and many others.
 
Current and upcoming projects include the pilot for a tech-horror web series, “Glitch,” an LGBTQ+ animated comedy series, “Be More Popcorn,” the cyberpunk boxing drama “Steel Will,” and a charity project with an orchestral cover version of Depeche Mode’s “People Are People,” a project with 36 musicians and singers, benefitting several organizations fighting for justice and equality, arranged and produced solely by Chris.
 
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.

Contact

General & Music Briefs

Please send any questions and music briefs to:
info@counter-communications.com
phone: +1 323-365-6600
 

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Licensing

You can license our music directly via our distributor Spirit Production Music.
For BeNeLux countries, please contact our local partner SMI Production 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.

Submissions

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.

Legal Contact

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