Chris Wirsig is an award-winning composer, songwriter and producer. He is classically trained on piano and saxophone, and started his career by forming the acclaimed Electro Pop/DarkWave band no:carrier in 1995. He later went on to form the Electronica/Chill-Out project Virtual Conformity in 2001. In the late 1990s, Chris attended SAE Technology College to study audio engineering.
After his time at SAE, Chris worked as editor for the musician & tech magazines “KEYS” and “Studio Post Pro.” He then went on to found the first German fair-trade record label, NovaTune.
Over the years, Chris has come to work with multiple bands, musicians, artists, and has gone on to compose and produce music for countless projects that include the acclaimed 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!, and MTV.
In 2020, amidst the height of the worldwide protests and lockdowns, Chris put together and orchestrated the charity project Rising Voices, which released an orchestral cover of Depeche Mode’s “People Are People.” The project featured thirty-six musicians and singers, and raised funds for several organizations fighting for justice and equality.
Chris is also a Grammy Voting Member, as well as a member of the Production Music Association, and served as the SCL’s LA administrator for two years.