I’m excited to get the new year off to a good start and what better way than with some excellent music. Jeremy Dutcher’s Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa has been one of my regular Spotify go-to’s since it was released last spring. It’s a very unusual project and rightly took the music world by storm—winning the Polaris Prize in September.
Listening to music can be a transcendental experience, allowing us to “live” a wide range of emotions. But what about the emotional experiences that occur in and around the compositional process?