Carl Schonbeck is a guitarist/composer who specializes in soulful, non-generic music for film, television and various multimedia. He has licensed music to television shows such as Oxygen's "Bad Girl's Club", "Container Wars", Italia Uno's "Le Iene" among others while his reggae instrumental "Ganja Din" is currently used on the homepage and has received nearly 60,000 views on Youtube since autumn 2011. Carl has also had material used in several European Indie Film shorts and product promo films.

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My rock instrumental was recently shortlisted for use on a new video game. Still waiting for the final verdict :-)


Born: 21/12/1964 in Marlborough, Ma. USA
Current Home: Milan, Italy
Musical Influences: Ry Cooder, Danny Elfman, David Ambram, The Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, Gil Evans, Lalo Schifrin, Eminem, Jimmy Page, Miles Davis
Performing Rights Organization: ASCAP
Ambitions: to write and record good music and get it heard in as many contexts as possible

  • Member Since: 2008


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Steve Purcell
over 30 days ago to Carl Schonbeck

hello Carl,
I very much want to get my music into Film, TV, Commercials, etc.
I'm new here, any tips or advise for getting the most from this web-site would be greatly appreciated. Thanks so much.

over 30 days ago to Carl Schonbeck

COWBOY DOWN--i gave it 5 stars--really good stuff==thanxs--joe.

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Carl Schonbeck
over 30 days ago

Thanks very much Joe, I really appreciate you taking the time to comment! :-)

Jim Covington
over 30 days ago to Carl Schonbeck

hey Carl,
I have some new tunes I have uploaded... please stop by and take a listen... all very different.

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