Mika Tyyskä, better known by his stage name Mr.Fastfinger, is a Finnish virtuoso guitarist, and multi instrumentalist who encompasses several genres of music.
Originally, Mr. Fastfinger was an imaginary character, created and animated in Flash, to be "host" of the website GuitarShredShow.com, an award-winning combination of further animation and an online guitar school. The online guitar school opened 2005. The website became an international success and Mika Tyyskä was asked to share and to teach in clinics and guitar camps in Europe and Japan. He teamed up with companies like Hughes & Kettner, TC Electronic and Moder Music School. Charismatic cartoon character had turned out to be much more than Mika had originally visioned.
Mika's lifelong dream came true when Mr. Fastfinger's first solo album, The Way Of The Exploding Guitar, was released in 2009. Album featured some of Mika's musical heroes, Jordan Rudess, Mattias IA Eklundh and Christophe Godin. Soon a live band was put together. Live show's combined live playing with cartoon animations running on the screen. Mr. Fastfinger's second album In Motion was released in 2013. The release of the second album lead Mika to produce content to various instructional websites, most notably Jam Track Central, Rockway and BendNote. In 2013 Mr. Fastfinger had an opportunity to jump back to guitar games. The songs that were composed for the game GuitarBots, also found it's way to a digital music release, Stringweaver EP.