Mika Tyyskä (aka Mr Fastfinger) interview – Spirit Rising

Mika Tyyskä is a very original guitar player with a very personal approach about his music. Not only he is writing and playing music but he also take care of all the visual aspect of his art with his alter ego Mr Fastfinger. His latest album Spirit Rising is shock full of cool music. It was a pleasure to interview Mika again, this time during the 2nd edition of the Holy Grail Guitar Show in Berlin.

Mika Tyyskä video interview about Spirit Rising

Mr. Fastfinger - Spirit Rising

Mika's website: www.mrfastfinger.net

Questions asked during the interview

  • What’s new since the last interview we did at the Musikmesse in 2013?
  • How did you develop a new guitar with Juha Ruokangas?
  • New album « Spirit Rising »
    • How did you record it?
    • Was it right from the start a project which included the movie The Spirit Of The Guitar Hunt?
    • It must take forever to produce a movie like you did, does it take away from your music and your guitar playing?
    • Do you plan to tour behind the album?
    • Your music is very orchestrated, can you actually play it with a band or will it be with some backing tracks and live musicians?
    • What gear did you use on the record?
  • And much more

The guitar built by Ruokangas for Mika

To learn all about this guitar, check-out the double interview with Mika and his guitar luthier Juha Ruokangas.

MrFastfinger Ruokangas - Mika Tyyskä guitar

The full movie "The Spirit of the Guitar Hunt"

Be prepared to watch a full movie to discover all the adventures of the guitar built by Juha Ruokangas for Mika Tyyskä.

Until the next interview, keep on playing the guitar!

Pierre.

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