An Insightful Conversation with an Extraordinary Musician – Carsten Schnell

In a world where the music industry often thrives on stage names and manufactured personas, it is a breath of fresh air to encounter an artist who fearlessly embraces their true self. Today, we have the privilege of sitting down with a remarkably talented musician who chooses to appear under his birth name, Carsten Schnell refusing to hide behind a facade. Their commitment to authenticity resonates deeply in their music, which defies genre boundaries and showcases a remarkable range of creativity.

Throughout our conversation, we will explore the intriguing journey of this artist, diving into their early inspirations, the pivotal role music played in their formative years, and the profound influence of their classical training as an instrumentalist and composer. With an ever-evolving style that is both diverse and playful, they constantly challenge themselves to push boundaries and explore new musical territories.

As we delve into their experiences attending their very first concert and the musicians who have left an indelible impact on their artistic journey, we discover the profound admiration they hold for virtuosos across various genres. We also gain insight into their perspective on artistic growth, as they candidly discuss how age has fostered courage and resilience in the face of critics and pseudo-experts.

Beyond the realm of music, we learn about their parallel passion for IT and computer technology, specifically within the field of music software. Revealing their affinity for blending art with technology, this multi-faceted artist shares a glimpse into the realms that pique their curiosity outside the realm of melodies and harmonies.

Stay with us as we embark on this captivating interview, where we delve deep into the artistic journey and philosophy of an extraordinary musician who seeks to convey the powerful message that music is inherently individual and meant for everyone.

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What is your stage name?
I dont have any.
I appear under my birth name.

Where do you find inspiration?
Preferably in silence. I badly can
listening to other music because there
is already so much music in my head.

What role did music play in the early years of your life?
A very important one. Sometimes I didn’t even understand what was being sung, i just thought the music was good.

How did you learn to sing/write/play?
I am a classically trained instrumentalist and composer

I am a classically trained instrumentalist and composer

What was the first concert you ever went to and who did you see there?
If I remember correctly, the Doldingers Passport was a jazz rock band from Germany

How could you describe your music?
Diverse and playful, I have different ideas every day. Cross-genre too

Which musician do you admire the most and why?
There are several, but they all have one thing in common, they are virtuosos of their genre

Has your style evolved since the beginning of your career?
Of course, as you get older, you get braver and don’t let yourself be influenced by critics or pseudo-experts

Who do you see as your main competitor?
Nobody, music is individual and doesn’t allow for competition.

What are your interests outside of music?
IT and computer technology, of course in the field of music software

If it wasn’t a music career, what would you do?
I would work in the IT industry

Why did you choose this title for this project?
It’s one of the main themes in the blues. The relationship between man and woman and the eternal quarrel at home.

What are your plans for the coming months?

Keep writing and releasing music

What message would you like to convey to your fans?

Music is individual and for everyone!

Mister Styx
Mister Styx
My name is Mister Styx and I'm a music blogger and an HVAC Engineer. I'm passionate about all kinds of music, from rock to hip-hop, Jazz, and Reggae as a matter of fact I am always eager to hear new sounds as music has no barrier, and I'm always looking for new sounds to explore. Hop on lets go fetch for some new sounds!

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