We Are Loud Whispers is Sonya Westcott (Arthur & Yu) and Ayumu Haitani (4 Bonjour’s Parties). Seattleite Westcott met Haitani who lives in Saitama on the island of Honshu when Arthur & Yu toured Japan in 2007. The two became WALW over a period of time. Haitani would write and record instrumentals, upload them, and send to Westcott. As she listened thousands of miles away, she’d pen lyrics to his orchestration, meditations on feeling alone even when partnered.The results are mellow and dreamy like a Japanese version of the Postal Service, so much so, Jimmy Tamborella sings on one of the tracks.