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Our growing roster features artists from all different genres, with one thing in common:
They make dark, edgy and melancholy music.

Chris Wirsig
"Wirsig takes the soul of sound
and uses it as a weapon"
(Jaded Culture)
Composer, Songwriter, Producer of Dark Intense Soundscapes, from Electro Pop to electronic/acoustic and epic orchestral score. Chris Wirsig enjoyed classical training on piano and saxophone, studied audio engineering at SAE Technology College and has more than 20 years experience in music production. Apart from other projects he started the acclaimed Electro Noire band no:carrier in 1995 and the Electronica/Chill-Out project Virtual Conformity in 2001.

His music can be heard in games like the acclaimed Top Ten iPad game “Alien Tribe 2”, the short mystery movie "20 Matches" and in TV shows on ABC, E!, Audience Network/DirecTV and others.

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"haunting and somber vibe (...) melancholic and bittersweet"
(Huffington Post)

"lush, melancholic soundscapes with a caustic edge (...) paired well with each vocalist"

Founded in 1995, the Electro Noire Pop band no:carrier evolved from harsh EBM tracks to Dark Wave/Electropop songs with the band's main singer Cynthia Wechselberger and original member Chris Wirsig. Today the band includes different singers, lending their unique vocals to the emotive, often melancholy songs.

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no:carrier & Scilla
When an acclaimed electro pop project get's together with an accomplished jazz/pop artist to venture into Trip Hop, you can expect the result to be captivating and emotive. That's what no:carrier & Scilla deliver on their debut EP "Chasing Tears": Songs in the vein of Portishead, Massive Attack and Morcheeba, but with a modern flavor - dark, somber, emotive. From deep fears of regret and failure, to stories of breakups, emancipation and somber emotions.

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Liza Marie B. Sparks
"A star crossed lover's dark fairytale ending"

Liza Marie B. Sparks is a singer songwriter from Vallejo, California, who came to music late in life using it to heal. As a child, Liza Marie loved to write stories and poetry. When she found music, she naturally combined the two. Hearing and seeing melodies all formulate all around her. Liza Marie is inspired to continue and capture what she sees and feels through music.

Liza Marie’s southern based roots give her storytelling songs a unique perspective of modern telling and melodies. Liza Marie plays the guitar, electric guitar, mandolin, piano and is learning cello.

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Volker Barber
Volker Barber studied piano with Munich University Masterclass student Hildegard Stenda and at Peter Cornelius Conservatory, and studied at Berklee College of Music correspondence course and extensions at UCLA. With the Hired Help Band he won the German Academy Award Echo (equal to a Grammy), and then joined German top chart MOR Rockband Tokyo, opening for Meatloaf on his European tour. He also toured as keyboardist internationally with Jennifer Rush. He can be heard on hundreds of productions, working with artists such as Terence Trent D'Arby, Milli Vanilli, Rob & Fab, Boney M, Meatloaf, and Debbie Bonham.

His TV credits include the theme songs for the "Julius Caesar" TV series, and the Oliver Kahn TV show, he also contributed hours of music to over 170 Episodes of the ongoing German TV series "Verrückt nach Meer," and "Verrückt nach Fluss." His music can be heard on over 300 syndicated radio shows for Dove, Ferrari, Bayer, Shell, and he wrote music for Head, Adidas, Fresenius, Thomas Cook, Novartis and many others. On TV, his music appears regularly on NBC, FOX Sports, National Geographic, Animal Planet, MBL, German channels ARD, RTL, ZDF, as well as on Chinese CCTV, and other Asian networks.

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Benjamin Krause
Benjamin Krause is an Emmy-nominated composer born in Stuttgart, Germany, now based out of Los Angeles. He has contributed music to critically acclaimed films and TV shows such as Oscar-nominated documentary "Claude Lanzmann", PBS' "The Boys of '36", Netflix' "Voyeur" and National Geographic's "Hell on Earth".

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Jon Gary
Jon Gary is a composer and multi-instrumentalist, whose music has appeared on national television shows including "CSI: New Orleans," "The Bold and the Beautiful," "The Today Show," "Counting Cars," "Income Property" and more.

In 2014, his music was featured in the film "Tell," starring Milo Ventimiglia, Jason Lee and Katee Sackoff. In addition, he has also written music for video games and the  documentary "The Little Firemen," which won Lisbon International Film Festival’s “Best Documentary Feature” award. Most recently, Jon composed music for the Warner Bros. Stage 13 episodic series "I Love Bekka and Lucy."

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Michael Engesser
Michael Engesser is a composer and music producer. Holding a double degree in Film Scoring and Contemporary Writing and Production from Berklee College of Music and close to two decades worth of experience in the industry, Michael is equally at home in the world of film soundtracks and in the studio recording and producing artists.

​His works include soundtrack composition for films and video games, album production and arranging for live performances.

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Steven Buckner
Classical/Jazz Pianist and Composer Steven Buckner has always been inspired by others and world events when composing music. He has written music that has been placed on film and television. He recently took home 4 awards at the 2018 Indie Music Channel awards ceremony. Currently Steven Buckner is residing in Los Angeles California with his family.

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Guest Of Rapture
Welcome to the world of the Guest...
Carefully pieced together by the mind of a single man, Guest of Rapture has carved out his niche of electronic music with a sharp take on the ever-expanding genre of EDM.

From a very early age, music was the outlet to which he could interpret his world and manipulate said ideals into an auditory experience that grips and holds the listener from start to finish. Thus giving the listener a peek into the mind of the Guest. Using a unique method of blending genres, Guest of Rapture has created a new type of musical journey for the world.

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Audio Terrorist
Started in 1984 as an experimental noise band, Audio Terrorist has been releasing albums ranging from abstract to dance electronia for almost three decades. Their influences range from Gary Numan, Bauhaus and David Bowie to John Cage, Nine Inch Nails and Harry Partch.

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Virtual Conformity
"Equality can only be reached in virtuality"

The electronica project Virtual Conformity was founded by Chris Wirsig in 2001 and so far released two EPs and one full-length album. The project's style can be described as "Sven Väth meets Autechre meets Future Sound Of London", ranging between minimal techno, ambient and trip hop.

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latest library albums

  Rising Tension 3
Orchestral/Electronic tracks - perfect for (true) crime, action, trailers, and suspense.
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Undercover Mission -
80's Synth Score
Classic synth scores, from dark horror to crime fighters and the Top Guns. Style of Faltermeyer, Carpenter, Horner, Fiedel...
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  Oblivion Blues -
Dark, Psychedelic Guitar
Psychedelic guitar/electronic tracks, perfect for weirder scenes, hallucinating minds & otherworldly landscapes...
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Lost Refrain -
Somber Solo Piano
Classic solo piano cues - somber, melancholy and haunting. From dark romatic to sad farewell.
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Amidst The Ashes - Harsh Electro Metal
From hard rocking to otherworldly weird, these tracks send you into an occult, action-packed netherworld
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End Of Days -
Apocalyptic Tension
Dystopian futures, alien worlds and harsh sounds - perfect for action, horror, science fiction...
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Terror Fields -
Dystopian Action
Threatening machines, warrior cyborgs, and humans fighting alien technology
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Creeping - Pulsing, Droning Atmospheres
Futuristic and ohterworldly tracks, full of tension, fear, and eerie atmospheres
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Hackertracks And Cybercrimes
Computers, networks, crime and murder - haunting, suspenseful tension tracks
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Badlands Danger Zone
Dystopian worlds, deserted temples, and unknown adventures await with these hybrid droning, foreboding tension cues
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Low-End Tension
Low frequencies and sub basses, dark, eerie cues, perfect for tension, suspense, and dystopian challenges
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Transmissions From Hell.
Industrial & Dark Wave
Instrumentals from the early 90's, perfect for tense, creepy, and chase or club scenes. In the vein of Nine Inch Nails, Skinny Puppy...
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We Are Inside -
Ambient Horror
Harsh, creepy and dystopian, bringing your fear factor to new levels. Perfect for horror, fantasy, challenges, and scripted reality
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Dark Piano
Chilling solo piano cues,
perfect for drama, crime, horror. From somber sadness to eerie stalkers
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Deep Into The Rose -
Electronic Instrumentals
Emotive, hypnotizing instrumentals in the vein of Tangerine Dream, Vangelis, Stranger Things
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Heavy Metal Beast
Hard rocking cues
for action, sport, horror.
Original Heavy Metal feeling
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Pleasure And Pain -
Classic Goth Rock
Harsh, hybrid tension tracks for dystopian worlds
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Pulsing Tension 3
Tension cues with tribal drums, chants and orchestral/
electronic elements
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Dystopia Unfold
Harsh, hybrid tension tracks for dystopian worlds
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Tribal Tension
Tension cues with tribal drums, chants and orchestral/
electronic elements
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latest releases

no:carrier & Scilla
Chasing Tears
trip hop | electro jazz

Chris Wirsig

electronic | instrumental

no:carrier, Mills, Nadia S

epic | orchestral | Cure cover

Bad Moon Rising

darkwave | electropop | synthpop


Chris Wirsig
Signals From...

electronic | instrumental


Broken Rainbow

darkwave | electropop | synthpop


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