Great review by Klaus Reckert at Gaesteliste.de:
Kaptain Carbon from Hollywood Metal gives Stringweaver 7 Hammers out of 9.
“Mr. Fastfinger constructs songs that are more like water slides which do 5 loopy loops and send the listeners through seven hoops of fire all while on a motorcycle. It’s the strangest water ride ever. “
Digital mini album. Release date: 21/5/2013
Mr. Fastfinger’s third release “Stringweaver” is a mini album with four musical scenes. The neck bends, the notes fly, the pick is sharper than an arrow. The 6 strings are vibrating with all emotions, passion, joy, excitement, surprising elements and positive energy. Music is drawing images and scenes in your ear. Have sense of adventure, open your mind for this vivid ear traveling experience.
He’s got that flow, he’s back on the beach.
Cartoon guitarist Mr.Fastfinger joins forces with GuitarBots, the social online guitar game played with a real guitar. Collaboration of guitarist Mika Tyyskä (aka Mr. Fastfinger) and game company Ovelin resulted as a Mr. Fastfinger song content package on GuitarBots. This new package release presents new, challenging level for more advanced guitarists.
Tandem of music release and a game experience for guitarists
Collaboration of the game company and artist introduces a new way of releasing music. The game enviroment of GuitarBots opens a novel way of interacting the song content, making the experience more personal.
– “You can get so much deeper with the music when you’re playing it yourself. Once I had started working on the music, I realised the material would also make a nice stand alone music release”, says Mika Tyyskä.
“Stringweaver” is an extended soundtrack to a Mr. Fastfinger song levels of the online game GuitarBots. Mini album takes you on a vivid ear traveling experience for the fans of intrumental rock. ”Stringweaver” available in all major digital download stores.
If you’re into challenging your guitar playing, visit Mr. Fastfinger at www.guitarbots.com.
Guitarbots Mr. Fastfinger song package release date: 14/5/2013
Stringweaver release date: 21/5/2013
Pierre and The Guitar Channel interviewed Mika at Frankfurt messe. Talk about upcoming Stringweaver -mini album and the guitar game extravaganza. Both video and audio versions.
Photo by Pierre Journel.
New Mr. Fastfinger EP – Stringweaver. 4 songs. It’s a deluxe 18 minutes mini album adventure. The EP has little bit similar vibe as “The Way of the Exploding Guitar”, in fact the opening song “Awaki-Waki” was originally planned for the debut album. Strong guitar music!
Stringweaver release date: 21/5/2013
2. Practice Heart
New improvisation video showcasing Mika Tyyskä spanking the guitar hard available at BendNote.com
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Mr.FastFinger / Mika Tyyskä explains technical and harmonical approach! Learn in this lesson to master guitar chords in different modes, the Dorian mode, and discover many tips for working this improvisation …
Our current plan is to release a new Mr. Fastfinger EP this spring.
It will be a mini 3 song digital release. It will include song Awaki-Waki (check our posts here: https://www.facebook.com/MrFastfinger).
Most of the guitars are already recorded, bass will be next. Drum session set to the middle of Februray.
The EP is an extended soundtrack to a special game Mr. Fastfinger will be featuring soon. Soon more about this cool game thing, once we can announch it offically. This bunch of songs has a glorious good wibe!
Oh and this box isn’t the EP cover by the way;) But the color will likely be in a great role in the cover. I feel positively orange about the music.