arvo zylo has been making experimental music that wavers around but is undeniably anchored in the vein of industrial noise, since the year 2000. he works under his own name as well as under the collaborative umbrella moniker “blood rhythms.”
zylo started out having no previous knowledge about experimental music, with a primitive sequencer, where he’d destroy presets and cause malfunctions as a primary source of compositional inspiration. his work has evolved to fetishize extreme layering, repetition, raw material action, feedback, human/animal/onomatopoeia sounds, and naturally abrasive elements without the use of effects pedals.
having been active in live venues for experimental music and noise since 2003, zylo at one time ran or co hosted two separate weekly experimental showcases, aside from several well received one-off events and warehouse parties. he’s been writing on the subject of sound art periodically since around 2006, having written for roctober, special interests, heathen harvest, wfmu’s beware of the blog, chicago’s NewCity, and others. arvo’s “delirious insomniac freeform radio show”, which ran for seven years on wluw, has afforded him the rare opportunities to interview genesis breyer p-orridge, j.g. thirlwell (foetus), and several other luminous characters of widely varying backgrounds.
additionally he runs the label, no part of it.
albums from pyr
pyr243 – upheaval 100