Mr. Fastfinger is a guitarist and shred mentor. His mission is to spread the joy of guitar playing. Sensei is best known for his internet school at www.Guitarshredshow.com. This guitar school opened in summer 2005 and recently celebrated it’s 5 successful years. Mr. Fastfinger is a creation of finnish guitarist and producer Mika Tyyskä.
2009 Mr. Fastfinger’s debut album “The Way of the Exploding Guitar” was released. Album features 14 tracks of instrumental action in bold stereo. Guests appearing on the album: Jordan Rudess (Dream Theater), Mattias Eklundh (Freak Kitchen), Christophe Godin (Möglbl), Niko Tsonev. Only for the strong at heart. Hard rock! Mr. Fastfinger’s second album “in Motion” was released in March 2012. Second album featurs guests like Thomas Blug, Timo Kämäräinen and Jordan Rudess.
In 2012 Mika Tyyskä joined the high class of guitar players at JamTrackCentral.com. Mika is featured along side with some of the most respected and successful guitarist such as Gutherie Govan, Andy James, Marco Sfogli. So far Mika has created two educational jam packages for Jam Track Central, more to come.
In may 2013 Mr. Fastfinger’s mini album “Stringweaver” is released. “Stringweaver” is also an extended soundtrack to a Mr. Fastfinger level of the online game GuitarBots.com.
In 2015, to celebrate Mr. Fastfinger’s 10-years of existence, 30 minutes long movie was released: “The Spirit of the Guitar Hunt“. The movie is a collaboration between Mika Tyyskä and guitar maker Juha Ruokangas. Movie mixes cartoons and live action and tells the story how Mr. Fastfinger’s new guitar was made.
Also Mr. Fastfinger’s 4th release “Spirit Rising” was released. Album is a soundtrack to the movie and features many guest appearences from musicians such as Jordan Rudess (Dream Theater), Michael Angelo Batio, Kai Hahto (Nightwish, Wintersun), Jan-Olof Strandberg, Kristoffer Gildenlöw (ex -Pain of Salvation), Kalle Katz and more.
Mr. Fastfinger and Mika have also been doing various projects together. Including live appearances, cliniques and demos in Europe and Japan. Animated character plus four piece band is something to be experienced live.