Big Thief

Two Hands

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      只是在遠處,霍去病還看到了洶涌的騎兵群,這些騎兵與霍去病見到的由牧奴組成的騎兵完全不同,他們有些人已經披上了鐵甲,手里的武器也不再是簡陋的彎刀與狼牙箭,而是閃爍著金屬光澤的鐵質武器。   沒人會紅著眼珠子守在籠屜邊上。夜夜   “我在跟你說正事呢!”雲瑯對霍去病胡亂岔開話題的行為很不滿。狼人干综合伊人网   雲瑯搖頭道︰“只是一方面,我估計,匈奴人的大單于應該死掉了,我們這時候不應該去追擊,一追擊的話,匈奴人自己就打不起來了,會合力對付我們……”   現在不同了,他需要穿上破舊的衣衫,混在被捉來的羌人群里,用盡力氣干活,稍微有些不如意,想要偷懶,就會有牛皮鞭子抽下來。四房   烏騅馬在人群中左沖右突,霍去病面前無一合之將! Following quickly on the heels of the spacey, artful U.F.O.F. -- by five months, to be exact -- Big Thief's fourth long-player, Two Hands, was recorded just days after its contrasting sister album. However, while U.F.O.F. was tracked at a wooded facility outside of Seattle, the band deliberately moved to the 100-plus-degree environs of a desert studio west of El Paso for Two Hands. The humid-versus-dry distinction makes for a convenient musical simile, as Two Hands commits to a crisper, more jagged sound on a rawer set of indie rock songs. Though less improvised-sounding on the whole than its predecessor, the loose Two Hands was recorded live with few overdubs by the same crew (producer Andrew Sarlo and engineer/mixer Dom Monks, though drummer James Krivchenia helped mix this time around). The album opens with "Rock and Sing," a short, lullaby-like introduction. Typically intimate lyrics from singer/songwriter Adrianne Lenker sound more stream of consciousness than composed on the track, with lines like "Hand me that cable/Plug into anything/I am unstable/Rock and sing, rock and sing." It's followed by catchier album highlight "Forgotten Eyes," which settles into the visceral, full-band folk-rock of Big Thief's earlier albums but with a distinctly immediate recording quality. (Though any such descriptions are relative in the case of this band.) Likewise living and breathing, the simmering "Not" has a slightly out-of-breath Lenker delivering near-constant lyrics alongside insistent drums, fuzzy guitar chords, and dissonant, impulsive guitar effects until the song breaks open into a sometimes-screeching jam just past the midway point. Other songs on Two Hands are memorable for different reasons, such as the quirkier guitar tones of the skittering "Two Hands," the folksy harmonies of "Replaced" (by guitarist/co-writer Buck Meek), and the stark tenderness of "Wolf" ("How you seem to follow through/On everything you yearn for"). While it's hard to talk about Two Hands in 2019 without the context of the stunning U.F.O.F., the album's quality stands on its own, offering its own grade of intimacy, sound, and feel for alternate moods.

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