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Monday, September 20, 2010

MUSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Mike00 Carnell 's guitar gently plays in Second Life- Sandy Demina Reporting...

Staff Reporter
• Monday, September 20, 2010
If you ever get the chance to listen to Mike00 Carnell playing live in Second Life you definitely shouldn't  miss this experience! He plays guitar with an amazing talent and you will like both his original tunes and the soulful covers of great musicians such as Eric Clapton and Mark Knopfler.

In SL he plays his fantastic Fender Strat USA deluxe and earlier in the day his new Taylor 414ce electro acoustic guitar. He plays a couple of songs from his favorite musiciand some funky songs, a few slow instrumental softrock songs and some other rock songs.
Mike is not only a great musician but he is also one of the nicest person I ever met inworld.

SANDY:Do you want me to use your real names?
MIKE:No, but you can call me Mike.

SANDY:Where do you come from?MIKE:I was born and raised in Hamburg (Germany)

SANDY:How long have you been playing music?MIKE:I've been playing guitar since 18 years now.

SANDY:What instruments do you play?
MIKE:My favourite instrument is my guitar, but I also can play a little both bass and drums

SANDY:How did you discover SL?MIKE:A friend from ICQ invited me to start it and I suddenly enjoyed this experience!

SANDY:What has influenced you to get you to where you are today musically?
MIKE:Many musicians and rock bands inspired me:artists as: Eric Clapton, Mark Knopfler, Pink Floyd, Jack Jonson. are among my favourites, but I love definitely all the music, as I wrote in my sl profile, Life is nothing without music.

SANDY:Do you think SL is a valid showcase for your RL works?MIKE:Sure, in SL you can reach many people from all over the world.

SANDY:How would you describe your style?MIKE:I am playing soft rock, rock, some blues and more. I am glad I can sing in English and in German. I love to change the words a bit sometime, this makes people laugh or smile.

SANDY:What are the sources of  inspiration?
MIKE:I love music! With music you can express your feelings... if you are happy or sad, you can communicate this with your music.

SANDY:Do you use other kind of digital promotions?MIKE:You can listen to some of my songs on:


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