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08:41 AM on 10/17/12 
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Crowdsourcing here...I'm trying to find some smaller DC/MD/VA bands, and I can never remember where bands I like/know are from. So yeah...put down ones you know/remember right here. Trying to get some bands to play the radio station I work at, so list your best.
11:57 AM on 10/17/12 
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I sort of feel badly, because it is sort of shameless self-plugging, but...
Derek Dittmar -- singer-songwriter from Ashland, Va. RIYL Jack's Mannequin, John Mayer, Mayday Parade.
12:27 PM on 10/17/12 
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Not sure what you're into, but here's a link to one of DC's top indie music websites. It'll give you a good lead on a lot of up-and-coming indie bands from the District.

http://dcmusicdownload.com/
12:32 PM on 10/17/12 
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Not sure what you're into, but here's a link to one of DC's top indie music websites. It'll give you a good lead on a lot of up-and-coming indie bands from the District.

http://dcmusicdownload.com/

Interesting, good to know.
01:02 PM on 10/17/12 
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hey i work at a radio station in that area
01:53 PM on 10/17/12 
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Do you want unknown bands or popular ap.net bands? Like I know All Time Low and The Dangerous Summer are both from Maryland. As is Good Charlotte and O.A.R.. Fugazi is (was?) from DC. Wale is too.
05:46 PM on 10/17/12 
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Brigands from MD, RIYL The Killers, Fall Out Boy, Panic! at the Disco - http://brigands.bandcamp.com/
05:59 PM on 10/17/12 
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Herostratus
Post-hardcore, Norfolk, VA
http://herostratusva.bandcamp.com/

Stonewall
Hardcore, Virginia Beach, VA
http://stonewallvb.bandcamp.com/

Courtships
Hardcore, Virginia Beach, VA
http://courtshipsva.bandcamp.com/

Invaluable
Punk, Virginia Beach, VA
http://invaluable.bandcamp.com/

Audiostrobelight
Pop Punk, Virginia Beach, VA
http://audiostrobelight.bandcamp.com/

Over The Ocean
Post-rock, Chesapeake, VA
http://spartanrecords.bandcamp.com/album/paper-house

Brother Speak
Indie, Hampton, VA
http://www.facebook.com/BrotherSpeak

This Is Your Life
Melodic Hardcore, Richmond, VA
http://thisisyourlife.bandcamp.com/

Worn In Red
Post-hardcore, Richmond, VA
http://worninred.bandcamp.com/
06:06 PM on 10/17/12 
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Some bigger bands (couldn't hurt)
Pianos Become the Teeth
Trapped Under Ice


I'll post more, I'm sure I'm aware of more.
06:36 PM on 10/17/12 
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Yeah, more northern VA would be better. things like Richmond and Virginia Beach are tooooo out of the way for bands to come up here, hah.
06:37 PM on 10/17/12 
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hey i work at a radio station in that area

I'm on the UMD station. just college radio, but at least we get to play whatever the fuck we want.
06:41 PM on 10/17/12 
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I'm on the UMD station. just college radio, but at least we get to play whatever the fuck we want.

I'm a music director at WLOY Loyola Radio... college radio really kinda sucks in general.
06:47 PM on 10/17/12 
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Yeah, more northern VA would be better. things like Richmond and Virginia Beach are tooooo out of the way for bands to come up here, hah.

I think that depends on if the bands have their stuff together and/or are willing to make the trip, which was how I built my list.
06:58 PM on 10/17/12 
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To add on to the ones listed:
Periphery
The Downtown Fiction
Lamb of God
You, Me, and Everyone We Know
Animals as Leaders
Glass Cloud
Jason Mraz
Dave Matthews Band
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Music_of_Virginia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Music_of_Washington,_D.C.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Music_of_Maryland
07:32 PM on 10/17/12 
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I'm a music director at WLOY Loyola Radio... college radio really kinda sucks in general.

We're entirely freeform and student run. So it's pretty great, hah.



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