Lauri Hyvärinen is a guitar player from Helsinki, Finland. For most of his life he has concentrated on experimental and improvised music as well as noise. He works to find a balance between an instrumental impulse and a respect for silence and presence. Besides his solo ventures Hyvärinen has played with musicians such as Ilia Belorukov, Tommi Keränen, Jone Takamäki, Alan Wilkinson, Jack Wright, Morishige Yasumune and Naoto Yamagishi. Hyvärinen has performed in Europe, Japan, Russia and the Baltics.