ALARM’s 50 Favorite Albums of 2012

Why?: Mumps, Etc. (Anticon, 10/9/12)

“Jonathan’s Hope”

Why?: “Jonathan’s Hope”

Indie-rap outfit Why? transforms again on Mumps, Etc. with an expanse of orchestration and the addition of front-man Josiah Wolf’s wife, Liz Wolf. Enjoy Yoni’s tangled wordplay as it pairs with piano, strings, woodwinds, harp, marimba, and much more.