So let me introduce my first EP with Surgery Records. It's called Introducing and it contains five songs and the tracking list is:
1. Night Demon
3. Euphoria (Loreen cover)
4. Finlandia (Jean Sibelius cover)
5. Northern Battle
You can buy the EP from here:
That means that I’m writing a album and I’m stoked about the new musical adventures about to come. Stay safe folks!
I hope you all are being safe out there. I took a part of this Pass the pick challenge by Bradley Hall. Here's my entry:
I've been added into Evenderi.fi roster. It's a platform where you can find performers for your events. Check out my profile here and book me for a show.
This is my live version of The spirit of the new age by Kummeli. I had an honour of playing a show in the legendary Nosturi in Helsinki.
Here's a jam a played over a JTC Jam of the month backing track.
I did a fantastic livestream gig with Ben Granfelt and Joonas Widenius. You get the tickets and view the show at www.keikalla.fi
Here's a documentary of making the Lifestream video.
Big thank you to Metalliluola and Kaaoszine for mentioning my new Lifestream video:
Samuli Federley - music and video editing
Camera work - Arash John Sammander
Key grip - Björn Lindholm
Fire specialist - Klaus Klemola
Special effects - Samu Saukko
Special thanks to Miikka/Meriturva, Arktinen Lapsi & Pekka
Deepest gratitude to Jääskeläinen family.
Buy my Lifestream-ep here: https://www.inverse.fi/shop/catalog/p...
This is recap video of Tonefest 2020. I was there with Taisto Guitars and had lots of fun.
Here's a cover of one of my favorite Him songs. It's called The Sacrament and I'm using my Namuai acoustic guitar here.
I’m gonna be demoing the very first Taisto 8 string guitar at Tonefest on next Saturday, 8.2.2020. I’m gonna be performing at the demoklubi between 12.45 to 13.30.
Tonefest is the largest Scandinavian guitar expo so see you there!
I made a cover of one of favorite solos from John Petrucci. It's the solo from Under a glass moon by Dream Theater.
Here's my entry for a cool guitar competition by Gus Drax. I hope you like my take.
I made a video with Rockway about fast playing. It contains some thoughts about it as well a little example for practicing. The video is in Finnish but you may wanna check it out anyway.
This is a new song I made. It's called Empty Years and it contains vocals also. I hope you like it!
I made a cover of Ave Maria. With this video I wanna say merry Christmas to everyone and see you next year!
I made a rig rundown with Rockway. The video is in Finnish but check it out anyway:
This is my entry for the JTC Jam of the month contest. i hope you like it.
New gigs added. See the gigs section.
Here's a neo classical alternate picking etude I came up with. Check out the tabs for this in this location:
New cool items added into my merch catalog. Check out these fine whisky and shot glasses with my logo.
Check out the gigs section. I've added two more gigs there.
Check out this documentary about my tour in Korea.
This is my version of When love and death embrace by HIM. I'm using here my new Namuai acoustic guitar. Check out this site for more info about the guitar:
Here's a solo I recorded using a Strat which you don't see me playing that often.
Here's a documentary of Guitar Meeting on the road 2019. The tour happened during the spring of 2019 so take a look how it went.
This is an interview I did Korea for a local radio station. Check it out:
Here's a video of performing Nightdemon in Prism Hall, Seoul, Korea. It was such a fantastic tour and I will upload later more videos.
I'm gonna perform in Crossroads Guitar Fest 2.8.2019 in South Korea. Come to see the show if you're around.
Yet another guest solo I did:
One of the biggest Finnish musical magazines Rumba also mentioned my take on The Spirit Of The New Age. Read it here in Finnish:
I'm super stoked to announce that I'm gonna be doing a South Korea tour in 29.7-5.8.2019.
I'm performing at Gangwon International Rock Festival plus I'm also gonna do some club shows. I will also do a guitar clinic and I can't wait to hit the roads of Korea.
I made a collab video with my friend from USA. This is my solo from the song. Stay tuned for the full thing.
Here's a little guest solo I made for an album. Check it!
I made a new gear test video of Q-Box by Belcat. It's a handy little practice amp where you can connect your music apps from your smart phone. Check out the video:
I'm holding a power coaching course for guitar at Rockway starting on next September. It's gonna be about melodic playing containing stuff like phrasing, technique, improvising and learning the fretboard. Sign up now and get an early bird's discount.
Aloitan Rockwayllä tehovalmennuskurssin alkaen syyskuussa 2019. Kyseessä on melodisen soiton valmennus, jossa käsitellään mm. fraseerausta, tekniikkaa, improvisointia sekä otelaudan tuntemusta. Ilmoittaudu mukaan!
I made a gear demo of the new wireless guitar system by Belcat. It's called UFO-7 and check it out how it works.
I won the Dude's Got Chops award in a guitar solo contest held by the legendary Rob Scallon. Check out the video below and you can see my part at 4:50.
Piikkiön Kehityksen Kerhotalo, CRC Industries Finland Oy, Cafe Bar Rengia, Ullan Pakari Riihimäki, Olvi Oyj, F-Musiikki, Skärgårdsbaren - Saaristobaari, Hammaskeiju, OHM Pics, Mari-Susanna Leivo & lastenystävä pääsiäispupu, Julia Heinonen, Rockway, Ben Granfelt, Joonas Widenius, Kasperi Heikkinen,Paolo Ribaldini, Erkka Korhonen, Peter Lerche and Erick Avila.
Until the next time!
Pic by Mari-Susanna Leivo
I used Belcat wireless systems to record it for electric guitar, bass and acoustic guitar. Check it out!
This is my set from Guitar Meeting tour when we hit Ylästö, Vantaa few weeks ago. Check it out!
Check out this demo video I made of my wireless guitar system made by Belcat.
Here's another great review of my Lifestream-ep:
I'm happy to announce that I'm officially endorsed Belcat guitar accessories. I'm gonna be using their wireless system for live shows. Check them out at www.belcat.com
Here's an advertisement I made for Guitar Meeting on the road. The tour kicks off next week so you there:
Here's a guitar playthrough video of Guitar Kungfu by request.
Check out this little tour documentary from my Berlin trip.
If you wanna see me performing in Tuska festival please give me a vote in this poll over here:
This is me performing Guitar Kungfu live in Tonefest 2018. I hope you enjoy this performance.