Mika Tyyskä, Finnish musician, is best known by his work with imaginary guitarist and mentor Mr. Fastfinger.
At the age of 12 Mika sneaks into his brother's room and discovers a Stratocaster replica. He soon finds himself playing in many bands and starts practicing guitar playing like a maniac. Around 2000 Mika starts studying digital media and soon invents something unique. In 2005 GuitarShredShow.com is released. Millions of people get enlightened and entertained online. Soon Mika finds himself doing demos and clinics all over the world and hooks up with companies such as Hughes & Kettner and TC Electronic.
In 2009 Mr. Fastfinger's debut album "The Way of the Exploding Guitar" is released. The album features stunning guest appearances by Jordan Rudess(Dream Theater), Mattias IA Eklundh (Freak Kitchen), Christophe Godin (Mörglbl) and Niko Tsonev (Steven Wilson). The story goes on. There are already 3 albums and 3 EP’s and a movie. Along the way Mika has created lots of instructional content to companies such as Jam Track Central and Yousician. This music is also played live in trio format. Lasse Rantanen (bass) and Thomas Törnroos (drums) are essential part of Mr. Fastfinger's music. As a DIY project Mika made an album Night Overdrivein 2018 using only iPad, multitrack cassette recorder and an electric guitar. Currently 4th Mr. Fastfinger album is bering prepared. MrFastfinger.net