Big Thief

Two Hands

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      閆長春第一個縱馬離開了戰場,為了不打草驚蛇,徑直向大青山的北面山坡撲了過去。   天寶銅錠自然不可能是四四方方的,這只能是加工後的結果,以純銅的黏性,把模樣不規則的銅塊弄成這個樣子,估計這個過程不會讓人非常愉快。狠狠射   何愁有又用了兩天的時間來改造他的爬犁已經給那些狼制作新的挽具,雲瑯也給他準備了大量的牛油炒面,一個小平底鍋,一個小湯鍋,調配好的調料,就在一個平淡無奇的清晨,送何愁有離開了受降城。狠狠撸影院   反正這幾個小子對陛下還是恭順的,只是有些頑皮,有些不怎麼听話,抽上幾鞭子應該會老實的。   何愁有說完,就踢了一匹狼一腳,背著手再一次走進了林莽。天天撸   三十里地之外,伊秩斜坐在皮毛堆里听斥候傳來的消息。 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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