Big Thief

Two Hands

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  • 开心激情网婷婷五月天四房播播杨德龙:两大利好来袭 市场信心大振

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      就連城中的漢人建築,也變得多樣起來,無數種風格的建築琳瑯滿目的矗立在陽陵邑城中,再加上各色人等匯聚,居然成了關中人最喜歡去的地方。   只有一邊讀書,一邊耕地,放牧,做工的人家,才真正稱得上大漢國的上等人家。开心激情网   雲瑯嘆口氣道︰“我數過,這一路經過了四十五家店鋪,有東宮標記的就有三十一家!”婷婷五月天   曹襄對皇帝有著強大的信心,這麼些年來,皇帝遇見了無數的風浪,他一次次的平安度過,想來這一次也不會有什麼問題。   如果大漢國真的被匈奴控制,就沒有以後了。四房播播   王溫舒的公堂就設在監牢里的空地上,周圍是一大圈監牢,每一座監牢里面都裝著三兩個人。 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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