In 2005 Mr. Fastfinger shook the guitar world when Guitar Shred Show.com, animated instructional guitar game site was launched. Cartoon sensei's charisma revealed to be quite appealing not only to Mika but also to the wide world of guitarists. Guitar Shred Show was highly popular with several million visitors.
Mika and Mr. Fastfinger has been doing cooperation with companies such as Hughes & Kettner and TC Electronic. With Mr. Fastfinger, Mika has performed and done clinics, workshops and gear demos in many countries like Finland, Germany, France, Sweden, Japan...
Mika has shared the stage or recorded together with such artists as Jordan Rudess (Dream Theater), Mattias IA Eklundh, Thomas Blug and Christophe Godin. Mr. Fastfinger's two albums "The Way of The Exploding Guitar" (2009) and "in Motion" (2012) have been well received by the global guitar scene.
In 2012 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 2013 Mr. Fastfinger releases a new mini album "Stringweaver" all digital release marks the beginning of a series of mini albums. "Stringweaver" is an extended soundtrack to a special Mr. Fastfinger level of the online game GuitarBots.
Mika is the alter ego of Mr. Fastfinger or was it vise versa?! He's a finnish Guitar player, producer and also the cartoonist. Mika invented Mr. Fastfinger in 2004 when he first had the idea for GuitarShredShow.com. Soon Mika realized that working together with this imaginary guitarist was the way to continue. For Mika Mr. Fastfinger seems to be an endless source of inspiration, both musically and visually.
Mika has performed live and/or on recordings along side with many world class musicians such as Mattias IA Eklundh and Freak Kitchen, Jordan Rudess, Christophe Godin and Mörglbl, Thomas Blug, Dave Martone and Milan Polak. And a countless list of some of the finest Finnish musicians.
With Mr. Fastfinger Mika has performed and done clinics, workshops and gear demos in many countries like Finland, Germany, France, Sweden, Japan…