Big Thief

Two Hands

  • AllMusic Rating
    8
  • User Ratings (0)
  • Your Rating
  • 草榴草榴社区草榴社区地址每日一淘COO:推百亿网红电商计划 建百个千万级社群

    發布時間︰

      豐盛的食物,永遠是聚會中的重頭戲,更不要說雲家的糕餅本來就花樣繁多。   東方朔在作賦,听不清他在念叨什麼,阿嬌叫好的聲音很大,李敢脫掉上衣,站在火堆旁向所有人挑戰,號稱一人就能摔倒所有人。草榴   這里不是國戰的現場,更不是跟匈奴作戰的戰場,不管誰殺死誰,死的都是大漢的甲士,這也是他們對于拼死作戰沒有多少興趣的真正原因所在。草榴社区   曹襄怒道︰“這是為何?先說清楚,我可不打算把軍寨給那些胡騎,誰來說都不成。”   荒原上的野草燃燒了半個晚上,可能是制造了很多濃煙的緣故,潮濕的水汽與濃煙混合之後,在清晨時分,山谷里淅淅瀝瀝的下起了小雨。草榴社区地址   “揍你的人是我母親,有本事去找她,別拿我出氣!” 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.

    blue highlight denotes track pick