Big Thief

Two Hands

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  • 日日射日日操色大姐综合网耀才证券植耀辉:观望气氛浓厚 港股料呈拉锯

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      我亞父從來就沒有打算讓他家里的三個兒子上戰場,知道他們三個上了戰場就是給人家送人頭的命。   說著說著,兩人都慢慢的不說話了。日日射   踹出去之後雲瑯依舊不解恨,揪著稅吏的胸口怒吼道︰“既然你們一經發現了稅率過低,為什麼不增加一些?”日日操   緊接著“萬勝!”這兩個字就變成了驚雷,在祁連山腳下回蕩。   月亮落下去了,大地一片漆黑,隊伍終于停止了前進,負責兩翼的民壯嘶啞著嗓子吼著停止前進。色大姐综合网   良姬沉默了片刻,給東方朔倒滿茶水道︰“郎君沒有做錯是嗎?” 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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