“…a lesson in how to make extreme music that can be ugly and beautiful in equal measure.” — The Skinny
Scottish ambient post-rock team MIDAS FALL – Elizabeth Heaton and Rowan Burn – released their shimmering Evaporate full-length last week via Monotreme Records. In conjunction with its release, the duo has kicked off a mini UK tour. The week-long run will make its way through Liverpool, Exeter, Leicester, Guildford, Manchester, Edinburgh, and Glasgow upon its conclusion May 11th. See confirmed dates below.
5/04/2018 The Evil Eye – Liverpool, UK
5/05/2018 Cavern – Exeter, UK
5/06/2018 The Shed – Leicester, UK
5/08/2018 The Star Inn – Guildford, UK
5/09/2018 Aatma – Manchester, UK
5/10/2018 Bannermans – Edinburgh, UK
5/11/2018 Official 13th Note – Glasgow, UK
A visceral display of ferocious beauty that gleams with a dark, gothic grace, Evaporate is at once delicate and brutal. From the desperate, savage cacophony of “Bruise Pusher” to the elegant ascension of “Sword To Shield,” the record conjures stunning soundscapes at every turn.
Stream Evaporate and view MIDAS FALL’s captivating 3D stop-motion video for the track “Glue” below.
Evaporate is out now on CD and digital formats, as well as a limited pressing of 500 LPs on 180-gram vinyl (200 black and 300 clear blue/black). For orders, visit THIS LOCATION.
Combining elements of electronica, post-rock, and alternative with progressive and gothic undertones, MIDAS FALL has over the course of their existence carved a distinctive and captivating sound, creating taut, glistening soundscapes led by the hauntingly melancholic vocals of Elizabeth Heaton.
“A heaviness to be carried with shimmering pride, a light to be held in our palms and swallowed with ardor; MIDAS FALL‘s kaleidoscopic folklore rings pure in the cold shine of their auditory journey, with Evaporate nestling within the rib-cage and singing soulfully with their heart.” – The Playground UK
“A passionate post rock record with ambient leanings…” – Sputnik Music
“…captivating and immersive…” – Wonderbox Metal
“…a dark atmospheric tapestry full of very different emotions changing from track to track.” – Metal Reviews
“…deeply artistic and blankets your senses with melody and texture.” – The Prog Mind
“…a relaxing and gentle-sounding album with a lovely bit of atmosphere to it and is perfect accompanying music for a chilled-out afternoon.” – Soundscape Magazine
“…a charming masterpiece, both chilling and warming.” – Metalmance
“With such a unique and genuine sound, MIDAS FALL have created an album of truly beautiful scope. Sorrowful, primal, taking on the best inflections of folk and post-alt sounds and yet the heart of ambient electronia, Evaporate is some of their best work to date. Masterfully crafted, each song is a special moment filled with emotion and connection that you’ll be hard pressed to forget.” – Distorted Sound
“If beautiful, gothic, shimmering, and haunting loveliness is your thing, you must buy it….” – Prog Radar
“…for anyone who enjoys their music dark, delicate, and ethereal, this is a record well worth checking out.” – Heavy Blog Is Heavy