News


28.7.2021

Check out my show at the Hidden Kingdom festival on Saturday 31.7.2021 at this location:


27.7.2021

I'm gonna be releasing a new single called Broken To Complete on Sunday 8.8.2021. It will continue the visual metal saga started with Guitar Kungfu then Lifestream and now this. The whole concept will feature four songs with music videos supporting the stories within the songs.

Broken To Complete was recorded during the winter 2020/2021 and video was shot during the summer -21. It will have Nadin Zaqarian as a guest vocalist so stay tuned.


26.7.2021

I played this solo for an international collaboration video and the backing music is Purple Rain by Prince. I hope you like it! The collaboration is produced by Talik Universe.


20.7.2021

We shot a livestream video of our recent show with Ice Eye Band. Check out the gig here:


15.7.2021

Here's a great review of my latest album, 9 Classics With 8 Strings.


14.7.2021

I had a great two gigs during the midsummer weekend. I decided to make a little documentary of the trip so check it out!


12.7.2021

Some new gig dates added. See the gigs section.

5.7.2021

I made a solo cover of As I Am by Dream Theater. I hope you like it!


29.6.2021

Me and my friends made a cover of The Dance Of Eternity by Dream Theater. Check it out!


8.6.2021

This is my solo for the JTC Jam of the month contest. I hope you dig it!


3.6.2021

Lots of new gigs added. Check out the gigs section.

2.6.2021

This is my official Finnish record on guitar speed. I played 16th notes (4 notes per beat) in 250 bpm. This record was made in Record Factory TV series in 2021. I hope you like it.


27.5.2021

I'm excited to announce that I'm going to be on the next episode of the Finnish Record Factory TV series. Tune in on Fox Channel on 31.5.2021.


24.5.2021

I made a customised version of Happy Birthday song. If you need music tailored for your needs just contact me.


16.5.2021

This my version of Autumn by Vivaldi. I hope you like it!


10.5.2021

I made a guest solo for Lauri Huovinen's new solo album. I'm available for session work if needed.


5.5.2021

Check out this new cool collaboration video I did with my buddy Vadim Rommer.


3.5.2021

Here's a fusion style solo I did.


29.4.2021

I'm excited to let you know that I'm going to be in the already ongoing season of the Record Factory TV series. More info about to come!


26.4.2021

Here's a crazy solo I played over a cool Megadeth backing track. I hope you like it!


21.4.2021

This is my version of this beautiful classic. When I was starting out with guitar I played this song so it has a special meaning to me. I hope you like my version.


15.4.2021

Folks!

I’m super excited to announce that I’m going to do a show with the legendary axe master Michael Angelo Batio. The event will take place in 24.11.2021 at On The Rocks, Helsinki. There will be also Distant Horizon performing so you don’t wanna miss this!!!


14.4.2021

Check out this little cover I made of a 1000 Years by Christina Perri.


9.4.2021

Check out my weekly Youtube livestream here:



6.4.2021

This fantastic piece of music is called Finale by Camille Saint-Saëns. This version is from my solo album 9 Classics With 8 Strings. Check it out!

5.4.2021

This is a solo I came up with using my new Namuai guitar. Check out www.namuai.kr/guitar


30.3.2021

Hey everyone!

Here's a cover song from Dream Theater from their album "When Dream And Day Unite" (1989) with musicians from different countries, we believe that ''Music can reunion us''.

Keyboard
Ahmed Ezz - Egypt
Guitar
Samuli Federley - Finland
Bass
Villis Kabadais - Greece
Drums
Alexander P - USA

25.3.2021

Hi guys!
This is a new original song I made. It is originally composed for a Finnish drag racing team called Mesiniemi Racing Team. They are European and Finnish champions in this sport and this song acts as their anthem.

I'm using my new signature Skyfire guitar by Taisto Guitars with Lundgren pickups.
Check them out here:
https://www.taistoguitars.com

https://lundgren.se/en/


19.3.2021

This is an interview I did with Inferno magazine (in Finnish). Check it out!


18.3.2021

I love Vivaldi's music and I made my own version of his piece called Winter. I hope you like it and please subscribe to my Youtube channel.


I'm proud to introduce my new signature guitar by Taisto Guitars. Check them out here: www.taistoguitars.com

The specs are:

- 27 inch baritone scale, 8-string, V25-series TAISTO custom guitar
- Finnish alder top with mahogany body and neck woods.
- Transparent high gloss finish
- SHRECUT-cutaway optimized for technical playing and shredding
- Ebony compound radius fretboard with jumbo high profile stainless steel frets
- Yin and yang fixed size fretboard inlay set with Samuli Federley personal logo
- Reinforced neck with carbon fiber rods
- Knob layout supporting easy playing
- TAISTO P-AMP1 premap/booster controlled by volume push-pull
- Lundgren Black Heaven open coil humbucker pickups
- Ratio tuners by Graph Tech
- Hannes-8 bridge by Schaller
- Chrome finish on metal parts
- Hiscox hardcase
- Documentation and guitar accessories


15.3.2021

Master drummer Mike Mangini did recently a cool jamming video on his Youtube channel. I took a part of that jam and turned into a little song. I hope you like it and please subscribe!


13.3.2021

I'm gonna be holding today a livestream on my YouTube channel at 12 pm EET. During the stream I'll be presenting my new signature Taisto Guitar. Tune in here:


11.3.2021

This is one of the hardest songs I've ever played and I've been playing this with my students for years every now and then. Finally I managed to record my version of it.


7.3.2021

This is my entry to this cool contest. I hope you like my solo and please subscribe!


4.3.2021

I made an acoustic cover of Purple Rain by Prince. I hope you like it!



3.3.2021

We made an instructional video of differences between guitar pickups with Rockway. Check it out in here (in Finnish):


25.2.2021

I'm playing here the solos for Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd.

This is my demonstration of the wonderful sound by Neural DSP, Plini. It's a fantastic plugin with versatile sound shaping options. Check them out here: https://neuraldsp.com

18.2.2021

Hi guys!
Please support my musical adventures and buy my music here:


16.2.2021

Here's a clip from my latest show at Pub Wartsu on 13.2.2021. I'm performing here the Flight Of The Bumblebee which is a quite challenging song to play.


3.2.2021

I'm doing a livestream show on every Friday at 3 pm EET on my YouTube channel. Please join in for cool music and a chat.



27.1.2021

Hi guys!

I was asked to play solos for an upcoming album by a cool Romanian band. This is one of my solos from this session. I'm available for musical sessions if needed so don't hesitate to contact me. I hope you like this solo.


19.1.2021

This is my solo from this cool collaboration with my friends. We did this jam for Talik Universe magazine.


11.1.2021

I’m extremely happy to show this great collaboration video that mr. Lion Rochellion put together. I’m sharing solos with Patryk Makać, Suraz Sun and the legendary bass master Billy Sheehan. This song is made to encourage people to get through the covid crisis. Stay safe!


8.1.2021

Happy new year guys!

This is my latest interview I did with The Rock Metal Podcast. I talked about my latest album 9 Classics With 8 Strings and other stuff also. Check out the interview here:

25.12.2020

Merry Christmas ja happy holidays guys!

This is my solo from a Christmas collaboration video I did with my friends from Dili. I hope you like it.



15.12.2020

Hi!

This is me performing my song Neo Human at a handball tournament. I composed this song for the team as their anthem. It was an exciting event for me.


7.12.2020

This is my version of Aquarium by Camille Saint-Saëns. It's from my latest solo album called 9 Classics With 8 Strings. You can send an order to samulifederley ( at ) hotmail.com


3.12.2020

Here's my version of Sound of Silence by Simon & Garfunkel. I performed it on Jorg's World Alive livestream concert. I hope you like it:


26.11.2020

I’m gonna be performing an acoustic set in a cool livestream event on Saturday 28th of November. The event is called Jørg’s World aLive and check out the event trailer here: https://youtu.be/NdlKxACPbII

There will be also two other guest performing acoustic sets so get your tickets here: https://fb.me/e/ffeCD7mkE

The artists on the show will be:
Sami Chohfi (USA) Samuli Federley (FIN) Riccardo Ricky Ferranti (IT) Jørg (GER)
and:
Dr John (Surgery Records UK)Alessandro Cicioni (Euro Indie Music Network) Alex Oprea & Madalina Gabor (Radio IRD) Jay Pillay (Lazie Indie Magazine) John Reneaud (Pluto Radio) Alessandro Porcella (PA74 Music Italy).

And: 50% of the income will be donated for Children with special needs in Latvia!


18.11.2020

Great news! ��My new solo album called 9 Classics With 8 Strings has finally arrived. It contains 9 well known classical songs arranged for 8 string guitar. If you wanna have great music for Christmas and support good cause please place your order at samulifederley ( at ) hotmail.com.

Best regards
Samuli


15.11.2020

Al Di Meola is one of biggest guitar heroes and this is my tribute to his music. I love the vibe of this tune and it was very hard to get right. I hope you like it.


4.11.2020

I'm playing on two tracks on the new Imperium album called Heaven or Hell. Check it out at here:


2.11.2020

I'm excited to announce that my classical album called 9 classics with 8 strings will be released on 1.12.2020. The album will have 4 epic pieces, two ballads and 3 crazier songs. It will be released in digital format worldwide and physical cd's can ordered straight from me.


31.10.2020

My classical album is now finished and being printed. I'll announce the release date soon. On the album there will be 4 epic songs, 2 ballads and 3 crazy tunes. This is one of the crazy ones, this is Flight of the Bumblebee by Rimsky Korsakov.



25.10.2020

I made this guest solo for a project from the Philippines. I hope you like it!


14.10.2020

I made guest solo for my buddy from Canada. Check it out:


9.10.2020

This is another video from my show with Länsi-Uudenmaan musiikkiopiston symphonic orchestra. It was an incredible experience. Here we are performing Con Te Partiro.


4.10.2020

Guys I'm proud to say that my new single Neo Human is out. You can get the song from these links:



29.9.2020

I was on the cover of the latest issue Dr Johns Underground Magazine. It features an article and an interview with me. You can download the magazine here:


22.9.2020

This is yet another guest solo I did for a Swedish metal band Coldbound. It's gonna be a killer album.

Some new gigs added also.


10.9.2020

This is my dream coming true as I'm performing with the Lohjan Musiikkiopiston Symphonic Orchestra at a beautiful Laurentinus Sali. I hope you enjoy it! We are performing here Storm by Vivaldi.


4.9.2020

I made a guest solo for a cool Swedish metal band called Coldbound. Check it out!


30.8.2020

I performed Ave Maria during my show in Pub Wartsu, Kirkkonummi, Finland. I hope you like this version.

25.8.2020

I did a guest solo for my buddy Andy Makcrow from US. He made the backing track and I played this solo over it. I hope you like it.


21.8.2020

This is me performing Belcat Nolae in Corona Cabaree which was a virtual event held earlier this year. The concert was arranged by Evenderi.

15.8.2020

I'm excited to announce that I'm gonna be doing two big performances with the Kirkkonummi Symphonic Orchestra on Sunday 6.9.2020. The first show will be at 15.00 in Kirkkoharjun Koulu, Kirkkonummi and the second one on the same day at 19.00 in Laurentinus Sali, Lohja. Welcome!


13.8.2020

I did a guitar solo over mr. Bumblefoot 'Planetary Lockdown' track. It's such a great song and I hope you like my solo.


11.8.2020

Here's the video interview I did all the way to Bhutan:

10.8.2020

I'm gonna be doing a live Youtube interview on Tuesday 11.8.2020 12am Finnish time. Tune in and ask me stuff. Below is official info about it:

Tomorrow's guest on "Talk with North H" is an amazing guitarist from Finland. He even performed with Steve Vai and Michael Monroe and he plays 8 String Guitars. Join us on our YouTube channel tomorrow (Tuesday) at 3PM for some fun. ��

https://www.youtube.com/c/NorthHBhutan

6.8.2020

I'm happy to announce that I'm perfoming on Korppi Fest in Laukaa on 21.8.2020. More info in here:

8.8.2020

My latest music video Lifestream is now live for voting in the Oulun Musiikkivideofestivaalit. It's a music video festival where you can vote your favorite video to win the video of the year title. Please give me a vote in here:

Search Samuli Federley - Lifestream and click my number which is 100. Thank you!!

31.7.2020

Here's a new solo I did for Jam Track Central contest.


30.7.2020

New gigs added to the gigs section.

24.7.2020

This is a collaboration video I made with masters Tsuyoshi Ikedo and Keith K Kim. I had an honour sharing solos with these guys. The song is called Next Level.


3.7.2020

This is my live performance of Con Te Partiro. I had an honour to perform in Corona Cabaree during covid-19 lockdown 2020 in Finland. A huge thank you to Evenderi.

1.7.2020

Kaaoszine asked me to make a list of five songs that helped me to get through the corona spring. Check out the article here:


23.6.2020

This song is called One Unity. This is a collaboration video between me, Yo Onityan and Fernando Morena. I had an honour sharing some crazy solos with these two cool guys. Check it!


21.6.2020

This is a new solo I recorded. I'm using here the JST Jason Richardson plugin by Toneforge.



15.6.2020

Big news!
I'm stoked to announce, that I will be performing at Legends of Rock 2020 festival in Ilfracombe, England on November 7th.

There will be also a tour around this festival and the dates will drop later.


7.6.2020

Ohotv.fi will show the first part of my studio show on Sunday 7.6. The second half of the show will be shown on Sunday 14.6. Tune in to www.ohotv.fi to see the show and make a donation.

Check out also this interview I made for the site:


27.5.2020

Check out my weekly blog with all sorts of guitar related topics with tabs.


25.5.2020

Hi guys!

This is again my entry for the monthly Jam Track Central solo contest. I hope you like my take.


18.5.2020

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

2. Pitchblack

3. Euphoria (Loreen cover)

4. Finlandia (Jean Sibelius cover)

5. Northern Battle

You can buy the EP from here: