Mika Tyyska Live Workshop

Talking shop with a consummate songwriter and improviser

This was a live event on August 21, 2018 2:00 PM EDT

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00:34:47

BillHoudini

How does Mika come up with those melody oriented concepts? Contstructing the chord progression first and getting the melody after that, or the other way around?

 

00:51:34

GermanFafian

When you are recording and mixing. How do you know when the song is done? That no matter what you do to the tune it will not get any better.

 

00:58:39

alejandrocarrera

what do you do to keep your playing so creative? any tips

 

01:03:15

alejandrocarrera

what is the process you use to compose your music? do you create a demo of the idea of the song first?

 

01:05:17

Rhythmrocker

Do you alternate pick mostly, or use economy much?

 

01:19:32

Kman@19

Can you explain the concept of All Hammers Legato?

 

We’ll be on air with Mika, talking music and technique and answering viewer questions live.

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