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 "20 MATCHES - ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK"

The motion picture soundtrack for the mysterious, creepy short film "20 Matches" by LA-based writer/director Mark Tapio Kines about a serial killer in Vienna.

The ambitious movie stars German actress Nina Rausch, whose character is telling the story of the serial killer only by match light.

The music by Chris Wirsig underlines the gloomy, confined atmosphere with a small chamber string ensemble and electronics that blend to form a hybrid score, reminiscent of John Carpenter’s work, but still firmly rooted in today’s sounds.



Director Mark Tapio Kines about the music: “I chose Chris for this project because I was interested in working with a composer who had a background in electronic music. I wanted a score that could feel both menacing and modern, with a dense texture and a sort of rhythm to it, while being sparse and claustrophobic at the same time. That's a lot of different ideas to ask for from one composer, especially for a short film, but Chris and I got on the same page pretty fast, and my notes got fewer and fewer. By the time he sent me the music for the end credits, I had no notes at all. It was perfect. It was all perfect.”

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