Archive for the ‘Song of the Week’ Category

Leon Bridges – River

Posted on December 10th, 2015 by by Lisa Lagace

If you watched last weekend’s SNL you will probably know why I am posting this. Leon Bridges music is gorgeous, but this particular performance of this song did something to me that I can’t quite explain. As I tweeted, I stopped in my tracks while doing chores. I had to watch the screen and pay […]

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Ben E. King – Stand By Me

Posted on May 3rd, 2015 by by Lisa Lagace

I have a feeling that everyone on the planet has heard this song at least once in their life, which is enough times to feel affected by it. As a 13-year-old I was obsessed with the movie Stand By Me (and River Phoenix), so this song has a special place in my heart. Ben passed […]

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Lesley Gore – You Don’t Own Me

Posted on March 8th, 2015 by by Lisa Lagace

Today is International Women’s Day, which means it’s the perfect day to celebrate how far we’ve come – but also to recognize how far we still have to go. My brilliant friend Maddy of Meat Locker Editions (an awesome female founded publishing company) wrote this little rant about #IWD, and it perfectly sums up my […]

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Frank Turner – Hits and Mrs

Posted on February 14th, 2015 by by Lisa Lagace

The perfect Valentine’s weekend tune. What is love if not someone to give you hangover hugs and comedown kisses. Frank Turner is coming to the Horseshoe in March, if you hadn’t heard. Can’t wait to finally see him live. Hope you’re spending this weekend with someone you love, romantically or not. Yes, it’s a Hallmark […]

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Absolutely Free – Synchromy

Posted on February 1st, 2015 by by Lisa Lagace

How gorgeous is this live soundtrack to Canadian filmmaker Norman McLaren’s 1971 classic, Synchromy ? Absolutely Free was asked to create a new soundtrack this year at TIFF for a special multimedia event, Re-sounding The Films of Norman McLaren. McLaren’s work and Absolutely Free’s music go incredibly well together. Also, loving this reminder of TIFF’s Festival […]

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