10 SXSW Acts Poised To Become The Next Big Thing

From R&B casanovas to Japanese synth gods

Another year, another crop of SXSW buzz bands to trawl through, in hope, of finding the next big thing. Literally thousands of artists are descending on Austin this week, and keeping track of who’s hot and who’s hot garbage is a difficult task. Fortunately, we’ve got a short list of the top ten artists to watch out for, from R&B casanovas to Japanese synth gods. Click through the gallery for our picks, and, remember, you heard it here first.