From March 15-20, thousands of musicians, industry folk, media, and insatiable fans will descend on Austin, Texas, for South by Southwest, the annual music conference that showcases the bands bound to break out of obscurity in the coming year, and a few beloved veterans promoting their latest efforts.

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From March 15-20, thousands of musicians, industry folk, media, and insatiable fans will descend on Austin, Texas, for South by Southwest, the annual music conference that showcases the bands bound to break out of obscurity in the coming year, and a few beloved veterans promoting their latest efforts.

Since there's no way to see even a fraction of SXSW's 2,000 performers, SPIN editors have combed the extensive band listing to select this year's can't-miss acts. And whether you're going to Austin or not, you're bound to discover something new on this list -- click through and hear loads of music, while you browse.

And to stay on top of everything SXSW-related, be sure to follow @SPINsxsw on Twitter, as well as our mothership Twitter handle, @SPINmagazine.

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From March 15-20, thousands of musicians, industry folk, media, and insatiable fans will descend on Austin, Texas, for South by Southwest, the annual music conference that showcases the bands bound to break out of obscurity in the coming year, and a few beloved veterans promoting their latest efforts.

Since there's no way to see even a fraction of SXSW's 2,000 performers, SPIN editors have combed the extensive band listing to select this year's can't-miss acts. And whether you're going to Austin or not, you're bound to discover something new on this list -- click through and hear loads of music, while you browse.

And to stay on top of everything SXSW-related, be sure to follow @SPINsxsw on Twitter, as well as our mothership Twitter handle, @SPINmagazine.

Join SPIN on GroupMe and get show recommendations from SPIN editors sent directly to your mobile phone. We'll pick one lucky group to win VIP passes to SPIN's marquee SXSW showcase, [email protected]

3. CULTS

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HOMETOWN: New York City

WHY THEY MATTER: Madeline Follin and Brian Oblivion, San Diego transplants studying film in New York City, may have set the new speed of buzz with their breakout tune "Go Outside." Two weeks after posting the twee electro-pop shimmy to their Bandcamp site, the song landed on music blogs, including Pitchfork (where it scored a Best New Music nod), and the duo received emails from interested record labels.

YOU SHOULD KNOW: Follin had a musical childhood: She often joined her stepfather's band, Youth Gone Mad, to cover "Amoeba" by the Adolescents, and was offered a record deal at the age of 12 (her parents declined).

LISTEN: Cults, "Most Wanted"

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4. THE HEAD AND THE HEART

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HOMETOWN: Seattle

WHY THEY MATTER: This folk-rock outfit have been called the Emerald City's Next Big Thing -- and these five twentysomethings, led by Josiah Johnson and Jon Russell, are well on their way to fulfilling that prophecy. In under a year, they went from collaborating at an open-mic night at a Seattle coffee shop to releasing their self-titled debut (which topped local charts with its melancholic Americana sounds) and opening for Vampire Weekend at Seattle's 2,800-capacity Paramount Theater.

YOU SHOULD KNOW: Hometown indie giant Sub Pop recently signed the Head and the Heart and re-released their self-titled album. The band are currently working on music for their their follow-up.

LISTEN: The Head and the Heart, "Down in the Valley"

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5. BIG K.R.I.T.

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HOMETOWN: Meridian, MS

WHY HE MATTERS: One of SPIN's Next Big Things for 2011, the smooth flowing MC makes "really powerful music that people should listen to," says SPIN music editor Charles Aaron. "He raps in such a way that you really feel his life unvarnished, not cartoonishly and not as a caricature."

YOU SHOULD KNOW: While K.R.IT. (which stands for King Remembered In Time) embraces the sonic aesthetic of Southern rap, he aims for more meaningful lyrics. "I don't have a Lamborghini so I refrain from rapping about it," he tells SPIN.

LISTEN: Big K.R.I.T., "Country Shit"

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6. WILD FLAG

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HOMETOWN: Portland, Oregon

WHY THEY MATTER: It's a grrrl power super group! Guitarist-vocalist Carrie Brownstein and drummer Janet Weiss, two-thirds of Sleater-Kinney, the outfit that gave life-blood to the Northwest's feminist punk scene, team with longtime pals and sometime tourmates Mary Timony of Helium and Rebecca Cole of the Minders to kick out the gloriously raucous jams.

YOU SHOULD KNOW:Brownstein is also a fledgling actress, starring alongside Saturday Night Live's Fred Armisen in IFC's new sketch comedy show, Portlandia.

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7. BLACK LIPS

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HOMETOWN: Atlanta

WHY THEY MATTER: Indie rock's barroom-brawlin' bad boys are cleaning up their delightfully ramshackle garage-punk sound. For their upcoming sixth LP, out this summer, they recruited super producer Mark Ronson and spent longer in the studio than ever before. "This album is going to be more commercial," singer-guitarist Cole Alexander told SPIN. "We want to reach a lot more people."

YOU SHOULD KNOW: The Lips are going mainstream on their own terms — they wrote songs about drunken Native Americans, experimented with country sounds, and even used a human skull as an instrument.

LISTEN: Black Lips, "Be a Man"

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8. PRINCE RAMA

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HOMETOWN: Brooklyn

WHY THEY MATTER: Because psychedelic pop gurus Animal Collective say so. They signed this experimental trio to their Paw Tracks label to release Shadow Temple, Prince Rama's fourth album, which is like the soundtrack to a peyote-laced party of Buddhist Beatniks — think tribal drumming, whirring synths, and call-and-response chanting of sanskrit mantras.

YOU SHOULD KNOW: Fittingly, bandmembers Nimai and Taraka Larson – who formed Prince Rama with their childhood friend Michael Collins – were raised on a Hare Krishna commune in Florida, and educated at an art school in Boston.

LISTEN: Prince Rama, "Lightening Fossil"

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9. THE CHAIN GANG OF 1974

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HOMETOWN: Denver

WHY THEY MATTER: The Gang -- which is actually just the recording moniker of Kamtin Mohager -- delivers silken bursts of New Wave-inspired dance music with meaty, Cut Copy-sized hooks and flourishes of Passion Pit-style falsetto.

YOU SHOULD KNOW: Born in California and raised in Hawaii, Mohager should be a surfer dude. But oh no -- he strapped on inline skates and dreamed of playing professional ice hockey. Lucky for us, he discovered Tears for Fears records instead.

LISTEN: The Chain Gang of 1974, "Hold On"

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10. ESBEN AND THE WITCH

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HOMETOWN: Brighton, England

WHY THEY MATTER: Because in their viral video for "Marching Song," the band's three members are reduced to a puddle of bloody and bruised flesh, like the victims of a horrific beating -- and their neo-goth caterwauling is so unforgiving it could be cause. Their sound landed the trio in our Next Big Things package.

YOU SHOULD KNOW: The name Esben and the Witch is taken from the title of a renowned Danish fairytale, which involves child cruelty and ritual slaughter. "The ideas and the imagery fit the music," say multi-instrumentalist Thomas Fisher. Yikes.

LISTEN: Esben and the Witch, "Warpath"

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11. FENCES

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HOMETOWN: Seattle

WHY THEY MATTER: Chris Mansfield, 27, the tattoo-covered singer-songwriter who records as Fences, sings with breathy earnestness, as if he was born to coo sad acoustic songs of relationships gone awry. But recent live shows featuring a full band hint at a storm of more sculpted rock'n'roll simmering beneath the surface.

YOU SHOULD KNOW: Sara Quin, of Tegan and Sara, co-produced Fences' debut album, and her band's axeman, Ted Gowans, helped flesh out the sound.

LISTEN: Fences, "Girls with Accents"

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12. TWIN SHADOW

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HOMETOWN: Brooklyn via Florida

WHY HE MATTERS: One of the prettiest electronic-based records in quite some time arrived via the craftsmanship of George Lewis, Jr., who records as Twin Shadow. With a touch of Kraftwerk-ian minimalism, but the warmth of an endless, summer night in Scandinavia, Lewis' debut, Forget, is nothing but memorable.

YOU SHOULD KNOW: Grizzly Bear's Chris Taylor was one of Lewis' first major fans, and ended up releasing Forget on his own label, Terrible Records.

LISTEN: Twin Shadow, "At My Heels"

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13. DOM

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HOMETOWN: Worcester, Massachusetts

WHY THEY MATTER: With the arena-sized hooks and the electro-pop and punk sounds of their debut Sun Bronzed Greek Gods EP, this outfit "makes indie rock sound the way it should -- crappy and savvy and dumb and smart and ugly and lovely and unforgettable in spite of itself," says music editor Charles Aaron, who picked Dom as one of SPIN's 5 Best New Artists for October.

YOU SHOULD KNOW: "Living In America" is a tribute to fast food, bikini-clad babes, and shopping sprees, but 22-year-old jokester Dom isn't willing to pay for the price of freedom -- he insists that his surname remain anonymous for fear of the IRS. Seriously.

LISTEN: DOM, "Bowl Cut"

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14. G-SIDE

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HOMETOWN: Huntsville, Alabama

WHY THEY MATTER: Rappers Yung Clova, aka David Williams, and ST 2 Lettaz, aka Stephen Harris, have one of the most unique sounds in hip-hop. "They hustle so practically, yet with such aplomb, like OutKast's plainspoken cousins or the Clipse if they weren't so haunted by the next re-up," says music editor Charles Aaron.

YOU SHOULD KNOW: The work of buzz-worthy production duo the Block Beataz is vital to the sound of G-Side's just-released album, The ONE… COHESIVE. "The songs are just so breathtakingly symphonic, like the sleekest R&B minus the corny pandering," says Aaron.

LISTEN: G-Side, "Mayday (Live)"

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15. GOLD PANDA

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HOMETOWN: London

WHY HE MATTERS:This 28-year-old Brit producer, aka Derwin Panda, lit up the blogosphere with his remixes of tracks from HEALTH, Little Boots, Lemonade, and Telepathe, to name a few. But it's the original sound of his solo work that's guilding his name: Panda's debut full-length, Lucky Shiner, out now via Ghostly International, mixes the washy digital atmospherics of Dntel, the laptop whiz behind Postal Service, and the samples and drum machines of late, great hip-hop beatsmith J Dilla.

YOU SHOULD KNOW: When Wichita Records found Panda on MySpace and offered him $500 to remix a Bloc Party song, he immediately quit his job at a … (wait for it) … sex shop. "It was weird, man," he told Pitchfork. "I had to wrestle a fake pussy off a crack head once."

LISTEN: Gold Panda, "Snow & Taxis"

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16. GROUPLOVE

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HOMETOWN: Los Angeles

WHY THEY MATTER: Just when you thought you couldn't handle another artsy collective of too-clever hipsters, along comes this quintet, whose self-titled debut EP boasts "Colours," one of the most infectious songs you're bound to hear at SXSW -- or anywhere -- in 2011.

YOU SHOULD KNOW: The band's gorgeous music video for "Colours," which premiered on SPIN.com, riffed on the 1890 short story, An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge, and featured the band members dressed in Native American-esque garb -- something that started a veritable explosion of commentary.

LISTEN: Grouplove, "Colours"

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17. J MASCIS

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HOMETOWN: Amherst, Massachusetts

WHY THEY MATTER: With his main band Dinosaur Jr., as well as his classic rock and doom metal side-projects Sweet Apple and Witch, this 45-year-old vet is a crank-it-to-15 guitar hero responsible for many blown eardrums. But on March 15, Mascis will release his first solo album, Several Shades of Why -- and it's a gentler collection of unplugged indie-folk ditties. Really.

YOU SHOULD KNOW: Mascis invites a few alt-rock heavy-hitters to guest on his album, including Kurt Vile, Kevin Drew (Broken Social Scene), Ben Bridwell (Band of Horses), Pall Jenkins (Black Heart Procession), and Sophie Trudeau (A Silver Mount Zion).

LISTEN: J Mascis, "Not Enough"

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18. THE JOY FORMIDABLE

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HOMETOWN: London via Wales

WHY THEY MATTER: This power trio first wow-ed with last year's EP A Balloon Called Moaning, evoking both the buoyant guitar pop of bands like Belly and the ambitious atmospherics of Doves. March brings the even more expansive full-length debut, The Big Roar.

YOU SHOULD KNOW: The band's first North American tour came in support of Passion Pit. When SPIN invited the Joy Formidable into our NYC office for an acoustic session, they delivered a gorgeous take on Passion Pit's "Moth's Wings" as a musical gift to their pals. Watch it here.

LISTEN: The Joy Formidable, "Whirring"

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19. JEFF THE BROTHERHOOD

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HOMETOWN: Nashville

WHY THEY MATTER: Jake and Jamin Orrall are really bros! And the crunchy guitar rock on their upcoming sophomore album, We Are the Champions, veers, exhilaratingly, between Ramones-y punk, Pinkerton-era Weezer brattiness, and Pavement-style slacker jams.

YOU SHOULD KNOW: They've got music in their skinny genes: Their dad, Robert Ellis Orrall, is a veteran Nashville songsmith, and they've been playing music together since they were tweens.

LISTEN: JEFF the Brotherhood, "Diamond Way"

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20. THE KILLS

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HOMETOWN: London

WHY THEY MATTER: After a hiatus to front the Dead Weather, alongside Jack White, Alison Mosshart has returned to her original act, the Kills, teaming with her musical partner (and model Kate Moss' beau) Jamie Hince for Blood Pressures, the band's fourth LP. As the album arrives in April, the band's SXSW appearances will offer a sneak peek at their most diverse set to date.

YOU SHOULD KNOW: The duo owns their own recording and rehearsal space in London, featuring separate rooms for each to write and create that are linked by a central common area within which their ideas truly take shape.

LISTEN: The Kills, "Satellite"

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21. LA SERA

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HOMETOWN: Brooklyn

WHY THEY MATTER: She's best known as Kickball Katy, the redheaded cutie of a bassist for Brooklyn's all-girl noise-pop trio the Vivian Girls. But on the self-titled debut from her latest side-project, La Sera, Katy Goodman loses the skuzz and fuzz, and focuses instead on dreamy twee-pop influenced by the sounds of the 1950s and early-'60s. Think of a hipster Leslie Gore ("It My Party").

YOU SHOULD KNOW: Goodman wrote all of La Sera during a two-week break between Vivian Girls tours, then sent her demos to collaborator Brady Hall, who re-recorded all the music at his home studio in Seattle. Goodman added vocals later, singing the harmony parts as well.

LISTEN: La Sera, "Devils Hearts Grow Gold"

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22. LOWER DENS

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HOMETOWN: Baltimore

WHY THEY MATTER: Former solo freak-folk songwriter Jana Hunter is back, reintroducing herself as a master of atmosphere with a three-piece band pumping out a cloud of dream rock containing colorful bursts of guitar feedback. Think Mazzy Star with huskier vocals and more muscle.

YOU SHOULD KNOW: Twin-Hand Movement, their debut LP on Devendra Banhart and Vetiver leader Andy Cabic's Gnomonsong label, is produced by another master of atmosphere, Chris Coady, the man behind Beach House's Teen Dream.

LISTEN: Lower Dens, "Tea Lights"

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23. JESSICA LEA MAYFIELD

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HOMETOWN: Kent, Ohio

WHY SHE MATTERS: Don't let her impish looks fool you. Only 21, this precocious badass singer-songwriter -- discovered (and produced) by the Black Keys' Dan Auerbach -- delivers bluesy folk peppered with blush-worthy tales of lust.

YOU SHOULD KNOW: She likes dangerous men. "The last guy I dated went to prison for murder," she recently told SPIN. "He stabbed someone in the neck with a steak knife. I lived with him for a year and a half."

LISTEN: Jessica Lea Mayfield, "Our Hearts Are Wrong"

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24. MONA

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HOMETOWN: Nashville

WHY THEY MATTER: It's not the first time a quartet of handsome, God-fearing, retro-sounding lads have emerged from Tennessee, then taken the U.K. by storm. But what's even more remarkable about Mona than Kings of Leon is that they're becoming massive without even releasing a full-length album.

YOU SHOULD KNOW: Don't cross frontman Nick Brown. Mona's former guitar player did — and Brown got even: "I ended up beating the shit out of his face," Brown told NME. So far, current axeman Jordan Young is fitting in just fine.

LISTEN: Mona, "Lines in the Sand"

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25. OFF!

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HOMETOWN: Los Angeles

WHY THEY MATTER: Fronted by Keith Morris, 55, the original singer of Black Flag and longtime head honcho of Circle Jerks, this all-star punk band features members of Redd Kross, Burning Brides, and Rocket From the Crypt busting through 16 tracks in 18 minutes on their debut album, First Four EPs.

YOU SHOULD KNOW: Morris says OFF! is what Black Flag might have sounded like if he had stayed in the band. "The way I look at it is, what would have happened if I never left Black Flag?" he told SPIN. "Like, what would have happened if [guitarist] Greg Ginn would have lightened his reign and allowed a bit more creativity among members of the band?" Nope, no bitterness remains.

LISTEN: OFF!, "Upside Down"

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26. OMD

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HOMETOWN: Wirral Peninsula, England

WHY THEY MATTER: These synth-pop pioneers, best known in the States for "If You Leave," the smash from the John Hughes-penned 1986 film Pretty in Pink, returned in late 2010 with History of Modern, their first album in 14 years. Even better news: It was actually excellent.

YOU SHOULD KNOW: Frontman Andy McCluskey is chuffed that so many contemporary artists have embraced the keyboard-driven sounds he helped concoct in the '80s. "Some of these people, who are young enough to be our kids, who have adopted some of the electro sounds and ideas -- we like them a lot," he recently told SPIN.

LISTEN: OMD, "History Of Modern (Selebrities Remix)"

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27. THE PAINS OF BEING PURE AT HEART

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HOMETOWN: New York City

WHY THEY MATTER: For Belong, the follow-up to their breakout 2009 debut, this indie pop quartet turned to the pros: producers Flood and Alan Moulder, the team behind alt classics from Smashing Pumpkins, My Bloody Valentine, Nine Inch Nails, and PJ Harvey. The result: "[It's] like the Jesus and Mary Chain if they got stoned in the basement and just wanted to cuddle," we wrote in our review of the March 15 release.

YOU SHOULD KNOW: The Pains of Being Pure at Heart formed in 2007, as a joke, to entertain revelers at singer-keyboardist Peggy Wang's 24th birthday party.

LISTEN: Pains of Being Pure at Heart, "The One"

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28. OKKERVIL RIVER

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HOMETOWN: Austin, TX

WHY THEY MATTER: After helping solidify the legacy one of their city's greatest talents, singer-songwriter Roky Erickson, by co-producing his latest album (and serving as his backing band), these purveyors of hyper-literate, country-tinged indie rock are now walking up to the May release of their latest opus, I Am Very Far.

YOU SHOULD KNOW: I Am Very Far was written and produced all over the country, from Austin to New Hampshire, with giant multi-instrumental rock orchestras, choruses of nylon stringed guitars, and spare acoustic sessions.

LISTEN: Okkervil River, "Walked Out on a Line"

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29. SKRILLEX

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HOMETOWN: Los Angeles

WHY HE MATTERS: It's been an unlikely journey for Sonny Moore, who, as a teenager, found himself catapulted into the limelight as the singer for screamo band From First to Last. But persistent vocal problems forced him to seek another musical outlet, so he made the smart choice: become a dubstep DJ and producer.

YOU SHOULD KNOW: While his debut album is due later this year, Skrillex has already dropped high profile remixes of Lady Gaga, La Roux, and Black Eyed Peas. He also just toured with Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee.

LISTEN: Skrillex, "Fucking Die 1"

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30. SMITH WESTERNS

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HOMETOWN: Chicago

WHY THEY MATTER: Although none of them can legally drink a beer in Austin (singer Cullen Omori turns 21 later this year), these lanky dudes, weaned on the Strokes and the Hives, might be the year's best pop savants, managing to revamp retro-fitted '70s glam and girl group harmonies for the modern age.

YOU SHOULD KNOW: The band's three core members -- Cullen and his bassist-brother, Cameron, 19, and guitarist Max Kakacek, 20 -- met as high schoolers in Chicago, just three years ago.

LISTEN: Smith Westerns, "Weekend"

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31. TORO Y MOI

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HOMETOWN:Columbia, South Carolina

WHY HE MATTERS: Toro mastermind Chaz Bundick sets trends — he doesn't follow 'em. Alongside Neon Indian and Washed Out, he pioneered a homespun style of electro-pop full of reverb, sampling, and sunny melodies, called Chillwave. But on his second Toro album, Underneath the Pine, Bundick opted to record with a live band and used no samples. The result: Hello dance party!

YOU SHOULD KNOW: Bundick is fiercely DIY: He records all his music-- including his house and club-oriented side-project Les Sins – at home in Columbia, and the former graphic design student is also behind all the artwork for his albums.

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32. THE VACCINES

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HOMETOWN: London

WHY THEY MATTER: The hype machine of Britpop works at completely ludicrous speeds, and this quartet is its latest champion. While they've been a band for barely six months, their confident songs over-deliver. Their breakout single, "Wreckin' Bar (Ra Ra Ra)," is 84 seconds of the most exciting U.K. rock'n'roll since the Arctic Monkeys.

YOU SHOULD KNOW: Now that they've checked off dozens of early-career milestones -- selling out their first two U.S. shows, playing on the BBC's vaunted Later…with Jools Holland -- the title of their debut album, out in April, sounds even cheekier: What Did You Expect from the Vaccines?

LISTEN: The Vaccines, "Wreckin' Bar (Ra Ra Ra)"

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33. SHARON VAN ETTEN

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HOMETOWN: Brooklyn

WHY THEY MATTER: One of our favorite new voices. Her 2010 LP, epic, offers a glimpse of what we hope will be a long future, where she shifts effortlessly between breathy torch songs and more elaborately arranged indie pop.

YOU SHOULD KNOW: Her next full-length album, currently under production, will be produced by Aaron Dessner, guitarist-vocalist from the National.

LISTEN: Sharon Van Etten, "Don't Do It"

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34. KURT VILE

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HOMETOWN: Philadelphia

WHY HE MATTERS: By combining Tom Petty's radio-ready rock, Lou Reed's experimental punk drone, and Animal Collective's neo-psychedelia, Vile nabbed indie "it" boy status with his 2009 Matador Records debut, Childish Prodigy -- and he'll return on March 8 with his much-anticipated follow-up, Smoke Ring For My Halo, produced John Agnello (Sonic Youth, Dinosaur Jr., the Hold Steady).

YOU SHOULD KNOW: Vile has been championed by loads of other musicians, including Dinosaur Jr.'s J Mascis, who invited Vile to open his U.S. tour and play on his new solo album, Several Shades Of Why, out March 15.

LISTEN: Kurt Vile, "Jesus Forever"

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35. YOUNG THE GIANT

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HOMETOWN: Orange County, CA

WHY THEY MATTER: Last year a number of artists crafting pretty, if straightforward, rock'n'roll (The Temper Trap, Local Natives) broke out from seemingly nowhere and turned into hot newcomers. With their sunny SoCal disposition and catchy, hummable indie pop, Young the Giant are poised to be that sort of band in 2011.

YOU SHOULD KNOW: The group -- featuring a lineup that's been friends since high school -- used to be called the Jakes, and even won a contest to open for Kings of Leon in 2009.

LISTEN: Young the Giant, "My Body"

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36. YUCK

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HOMETOWN: London

WHY THEY MATTER: These five twentysomethings are reviving the kings of '90s college radio with their self-titled debut, out in early 2011 via Fat Possum. "They're one of the year's most refreshing forces of melodic riffage, willfully burying their fool heads in a moth-eaten sweater reeking of both Dinosaur Jr.'s classic rawk sticky-icky and shoegaze's hazy daydreaming," says music editor Charles Aaron, who picked Yuck as one of SPIN's 5 Best New Artists for February.

YOU SHOULD KNOW: Before forming Yuck, singer Daniel Blumberg and bassist Max Bloom played in the buzz-worthy indie band Cajun Dance Party.

LISTEN: Yuck, "Holing Out"

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37. CLOUD NOTHINGS

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HOMETOWN: Cleveland

WHY THEY MATTER: Precocious 19-year-old Dylan Baldi and his touring band pump out fuzz-pop that's akin to the spazzy surfer dude sounds of former touring partner Wavves -- if you were ripping through pipeline on Lake Erie.

YOU SHOULD KNOW: Baldi claims he's not riding the chillwave bandwagon of lo-fi aesthetes, instead blaming his own mediocre equipment for the raw sound of his 2010 debut, Turning On. His recently released self-titled debut has a more refined, even Smiths-y sheen.

LISTEN: Cloud Nothings, "Didn't You"

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