Warm Foothills: Alt-J
From Alt-J’s second studio album, released in autumn 2014. A calm and almost choral ode to a woman’s landscape. Joe Newman’s vocals are spliced with words sung by Marika Hackman, Conor Oberst (of Bright Eyes), Lianne LaHavas and Sivu. As with many of Alt-Js experimental and electronic tracks, the whistling, percussive music is as evocative as the unique vocals.