Mr.Fastfinger joins forces with GuitarBots

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.


Guitarbots – Mr. Fastfinger level, a serious fretboard workout. Sensei challenging guitar gamers.

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


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The Guitar Channel interview with Mika Tyyskä about Mr. Fastfinger – Stringweaver (video & audio)

http://theguitarchannel.biz/2013/05/lcg-193-mika-tyyska-mr-fastfinger-interview-at-the-2013-musikmesse/

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.


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Mr. Fastfinger – Stringweaver. EP 5-2013

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

Tracks
1. Awaki-Waki
2. Practice Heart
3. Nightvisions
4. Sandwashing


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Mika Tyyskä spank the guitar in funky improvisation video. BendNote.com

New improvisation video showcasing Mika Tyyskä spanking the guitar hard available at BendNote.com
Subscribe BENDNOTE now and get acccess to videos and jams and trasnscriptions from Mattias Eklundh, Gutherie Govan, Christophe Godin, Patric Rondat, Jean Fontanille…

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 …

http://www.bendnote.com/jamlesson/funky-mika-2/


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New Mr. Fastfinger design T-shirts available!

Brand new Mr. Fastfinger t-shirts available for men, women and kids at http://fastfinger.spreadshirt.fi/


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New Mr. Fastfinger EP this spring

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.


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Whammy whammy X-mas to you!


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Expressive Modes at Jam Track Central

We’re so proud to announch our second Jam Track Central package. This time it’s very special. 5 new songs / jams were composed for the package.

Mika Tyyskä – Mr. Fastfinger – Expressive Modes
EARTH GROOVES  – Mixolydian (2:25)
SPIRIT HUNT – Dorian (2:50)
IN CIRCLES – Lydian (2:57)
INVISIBLE WHIP – Aeolian / Minor (2:58)
GREAT BLUE WAVE – Ionian (2:37)

Jam Track Central package includes:
5 full length solo tracks in MP3
5 full length backing tracks in MP3
5 extended jam tracks in MP3
5 full length video performances by Mika in MP4
Complete TAB and notation in PDF and Powertab format

The mode exploration.
I wanted to create a set of jams that are enjoyable to jam along. Nothing too difficult, but rather something that is inspirational for the leads in everypossible way. I also decided to focus on the major scale modes. You will find each track always focusing one main mode. But there’s always more than one mode applied in each jam. Master the modes, as Mr. Fastfinger would say here!

The guitar solos were played in Mr. Fastfinger style ofcourse. There’s plenty of melodies, cool licks, riffs, exposions, rhythmic playfulness, chase scenes, mystical feelings, emotions, fun and all sort of technical challenges for you to check out and study!

The package available at Jam Track Central:
http://www.jamtrackcentral.com/jamtracks/mika-tyyska/


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Mr. Fastfinger supporting XL


Mr. Fastfinger Band show

19.11. 2012 maanantai
Taidetehdas, Porvoo
Mr. Fastfinger Band & XL
Legendary XL (feat. Marzi Nyman) is on their 20 anniversary tour. We serve as their support act for their show in Porvoo.
Mr. Fastfinger band lämmittelee XL bändiä. Speciaali show, vuoden viimeinen Fästis -keikka.

Mr. Fastfinger klo 19. >
XL klo 20. >

http://www.taidetehdas.fi/tapahtumat/xl-yhtye-20-v.-juhlakiertue/


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2000 Thumbs

1 Fastfinger and 2000 Thumbs. I respect this moment. Humble thank you!
If you’re not around Mr. Fastfinger in Facebook yet. Be sure to stop by at https://www.facebook.com/MrFastfinger and Like sensei!


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