Ill-at-Ease in the U.S.A.
"...this recording feels like it had to be made, and it transcends its limited equipment resources as if the music couldn't be stopped..."
"....Arvo Zylo's work is often the product of literal years of toil, the potent result of countless hours refining, perfecting, and focusing wild energies. Projects like his "333" and "Assembly" feel more like they've been finished in a metal refinery than a mastering house, their labyrinthine vertical layers chosen and fixed in place with firm force."Scott Scholz/Words on Sound/KZUM's "Other Music Radio Show""First, I was really focused on the intensely constructed sequenced structure - then, today, I was struck by the more organic components that seem to grow around the more rigid parts. It is an intense listen, for sure. "Mark Solotroff (Bloodyminded, Anatomy of Habit, Intrinsic Action)"A technicolor nightmare..." "...A cyber punk thrill ride" "...totally assaulting music without actually relinquishing the conventional rules of what music should be."Drew Dahle/Auxiliary Out"It has a good balance of minimalism and complexity."Boyd Rice/NON