The 13 Crystal Skulls released to rave reviews

Chris Wirsig - nocarrier - The 13 Crystal Skulls - Cover_RGB_72dpiToday, May 13, the new dark ambient album from Chris & no:carrier is released: “The 13 Crystal Skulls” already garnered lots of great reviews from the likes of Huffington Post, Brutal Resonance, Daily News Service, ShockYa and others. The music reflects the lore of adventure, mystery and occult topics surrounding the supposedly Mesoamerican artifacts, the Crystal Skulls, with Chris’ unique blend of acoustic and electronic elements.
Full streaming of the album and more information at
Available digitally and on CD at iTunes, Amazon, Bandcamp and select record stores.

Dark instrumentals: The 13 Crystal Skulls

After Chris released the soundtrack of the creepy short movie “20 Matches” we’re happy to announce that the instrumental album from Chris and no:carrier will be available on May 13: “The 13 Crystal Skulls” has been inspired by the mystery of the 13 Crystal Skulls that have been captivating people’s imagination for over 100 years, from Indiana Jones to conspiracy theorists.
Check out the pre-listening at!
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Christmas gift: Free download of Wisdom & Failure instrumental album

We’ve been asked for it, so here it is: the instrumental versions of all songs from “Wisdom & Failure” – from dark soundscapes to harsh grooves, all without the vocals.
Merry Christmas, happy Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Festivus or whatever you prefer to celebrate these days 🙂

Upcoming Christmas gift

We’re just wrapping a little Christmas gift for all friends and fans around the world. Something we’ve been asked for again and again… Here’s a little hint:

Only full live show this year in September, San Francisco

Finally we can now announce that our only full live show including guest vocalists Lauralee Brown, Melissa Harding and Kalib DuArte, plus special guests Audio Terrorist and Vicereine, will be on September 24th at Neck Of The Woods in San Francisco. So mark your calendars and get your tickets now!

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“The Boys Of Summer” video is now public

After it premiered exclusively on Brutal Resonance last week, the official video for our Don Henley cover version “The Boys Of Summer” is now public on YouTube:

Remember, you can download this song and the other cover versions from “Ghosts Of The West Coast” at iTunes, Amazon, Bandcamp

video for “The Boys Of Summer” coming soon

You’ve seen some first still photos on our Facebook page, and we’re happy to announce that the dark, creepy video for our cover version of Don Henley’s “The Boys Of Summer” will be released soon.
Here’s a little first look:
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“Ghosts Of The West Coast” available now

The songs on “Ghosts Of The West Coast” show the American Dream gone wrong with a stalking ex-boyfriend looking for his lost love at the end of the summer (Don Henley’s “The Boys Of Summer”), the perils of fame and showbiz (Belinda Carlisle’s “California”), lost dreams and fortunes leading to homelessness (Tony Carey’s “Room With A View”), and again, lost love (Irish traditional “She Moved Through The Fair”).

Apart from no:carrier’s Cynthia Wechselberger, who sings the somber „She Moved Through The Fair“, the singers are: Melissa Harding („California“), who already worked with artists like Mötley Crüe, Sixx.A.M. and 30 Seconds To Mars, Kalib DuArte („The Boys Of Summer“), who is best known as the lead singer of Audio Terrorist, and Lauralee Brown (“Room With A View”), a well-known singer/songwriter in the San Francisco Bay Area.

“Ghosts Of The West Coast” set for release May 29

Our upcoming cover songs EP is set for worldwide release on May 29, 2015. The EP will be available digitally on all platforms as well as special CD edition from our Bandcamp shop. The EP will feature four unlikely cover versions in our own dark electronic style, as well as four different singers: Apart from Cynthia there will be Kalib DuArte, Melissa Harding and Lauralee Brown.
The songs are: “The Boys Of Summer” (Don Henley), “California” (Belinda Carlisle), “Room With A View” (Tony Carey) and “She Moved Through The Fair” (Irish Traditional).

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