Reimagining the sounds of Tarkovsky’s “Solaris”

Posted by Jason Diamond

“Where Artemyev dabbled with space-age Bach, glittering, shimmering plinks symbolizing Breughel-esque snow, and ambient drones as vast as space itself, Frost and Bjarnason’s Solaris captures the final frontier with a lush string orchestra, guitar and prepared piano all manipulated to varying degrees of dissonance. “

– Composers Ben Frost and Daníel Bjarnason re-imagine the sounds of Tarkovsky’s Solaris at the Q2 Album of the Week.