Posts Tagged ‘Rene Moffatt’

René Moffatt’s “Route 42″ Video Offers a Rather Nonsensical Portrayal of Public Transit

Singer-songwriter René Moffatt recently released a music video, partially funded by a grant from the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities, for a song about the 42 bus. It's called “Route 42.” Below, a critique of the video's WMATA literacy.
0:00: “Route 42"? The 42 is a bus line. It used to be a streetcar line. [...]

Today Is Local Music Day

Just a reminder: Step into your local coffee shop/pub/diner/yogurt shop/furniture store/cupcake joint/ramen shack today, and you just might hear some local tunes. It's Local Music Day, which means a bunch of businesses are playing whole albums by eight D.C. acts. Those would be: singer/songwriter René Moffatt, reggae duo See-I (reviewed in WCP!), rockers Modern Man, U.S. Royalty (reviewed in WCP!), and Deleted [...]

Sweet Tea Pumpkin Pie Festival Announces Lineup

Sweet Tea Pumpkin Pie Music Festival, the District's biggest and strangest celebration of small and far-flung indie-rock bands, is back, following its inaugural running this June. As previously reported, its second edition is set for Oct. 8 and 9. Now, the free festival has announced some lineups and venues.
There are three venues along the U [...]