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Tycho Turns Tarkovsky's 'Solaris' Into A Laser Show

Tycho makes electronic music that is as cinematic as it is emotional. The artwork for last year's Epoch is a tribute to Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey-- the monolith and sun shot rendered in three colors. Now to announce a European tour, the band has released a video for the opening track, "Glider," taking scenes from Andrei Tarkovsky's 1972 film Solaris-- really, a tone poem disguised as a space movie — and editing them into a psychedelic laser show.

Epoch is out now via Ghostly International. Tycho goes on a starting Oct. 22.

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