Big Thief

Two Hands

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    一九五六年十一月七日* 關于莫扎特草榴社區主論壇 美国一级黄片大全 親愛的孩子,自從彌拉和我們通信以後,好像你有了秘書,自己更少動筆了。知道你忙,精神緊張勞累,也不怪你。可是有些藝術問題非要你自己談不可。你不談,你我在精神上藝術上的溝通就要中斷,而在我這個孤獨的環境中更要感到孤獨。除了你,沒有人再和我交換音樂方面的意見。而我雖一天天的衰老,還是想多吹吹外面的風。你小時候我們指導你,到了今日,你也不能坐視爸爸在藝術的某一部中落後! 舒伯恃與貝多芬的比較研究美国女孩成人毛片 Bronstein[勃隆斯丹]一月二十九日來信,說一月十九日直接寄你(由杰老師轉的)下列各譜︰……都是她托個熟朋友到紐約過假期覓來的,真是得之不易。另外你向馬先生借過的那本意大利古曲,也已覓得,她要等Mozart's36cadenzas[莫扎特的36個華彩樂段]弄到後一塊兒寄。 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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