The Ascensionist by Ranges on double colored 180g vinyl.
Art direction by L U X I N V I C T U S.
Golden Anniversary Repress (fourth pressing) will be released June/July 2021 on Gold and Black coloured vinyl in revised gatefold cover with gold foil layer. Limited to 200 copies.
Disclaimer: the gold colour may cause some surface noise.
First pressing was released on Sept. 22nd, 2017 on A side B side colored vinyl with Orange and Bone. Sold out.
Second pressing at dunk!records was A side / B side Orange with Black. Comes in gatefold cover (printed on 350gsm reverse cardboard). Limited to 125 copies. Sold out.
The Ascensionist is repressed by A Thousand Arms in the USA on A side / B side Black and Bone. Also limited to 125 copies.
Third pressing released in December 2018. Dunk!records (EU) edition is clear with orange smoke, limited to 150 copies. A Thousand Arms (US) edition is transparent orange, limited to 150 copies.
"The Ascensionist is RANGES making their way further to the top and not letting anything get in their way ... The Ascensionist is pure gold." — Patrick Jones (Echoes and Dust)
"Un grand album de 2017" according to New Musical Horizons!
"The Ascensionist is right to the point. Well written songs, each with a strong focus on memorable melodies that burns right into the listener’s mind." 9.1/10 on nmex.dk (and ended up as #1 post-rock album of 2017)
"This band has become enlightened. Ranges is now existing in a wholly different reality, having shed their former selves, and ascending into a world of remarkable music." — 8.9/10 on Arctic Drones
Voted #40 on 'Post-Rock Listeners' Choice: The 50 Best Releases of 2017' — Post-Rock & Arctic Drones
Ranges is an instrumental post-rock band from Bozeman, Montana. The five-piece brings a captivatingly succinct approach to a musical genre focused on the exploration of time and expanse while still staying true to the founding elements of the genre. Driven by deep concept and storyline, every note and climax is molded to a narrative that pushes the band and the listener to explore deeper compartments of their being both sonically and spiritually. Founded in 2013, Ranges has been writing and releasing music relentlessly to further grow as musicians and as humans.