The Whispering Canyon Cafe has apparently become a little less ironically named.

After multiple Guest reports of a more muted experience, several Guests have begun to share the following message from Walt Disney World Guest Communications when inquiring about changes to the restaurant's experience:

Quote Originally Posted by Walt Disney World Guests Communications
Whispering Canyon Cafe is still a rootin' tootin' good time for the whole family, with plenty of antics. You will notice that we've asked our Cast Members to turn down the volume a bit to be more considerate to all our Guests at Disney's Wilderness Lodge.
While this public statement appears to generally indicate the change is due to Guest complaints, the wording specifically implies that the "volume" could have been disturbing Guests in the adjacent lobby area and/or Guest Rooms above the restaurant.