SXSW History: 10 awesome bands that broke big at the Austin Festival

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According to AOL’s Spinner.com some artists come to Austin as unknowns and leave on everybody’s tongue. Others transform word-of-mouth on their first tour or debut record into bigger venues, bigger interest from bloggers, journalists and deejays, bigger “buzz.” And then there are the ones who come to SXSW with major hype, often to the point of excess, but actually deliver! As SXSW itself turns 25, here’s 10 of SXSW’s biggest “buzzees.” 

Amy Winehouse

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The White Stripes

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Norah Jones

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Foster The People

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 Bon Iver

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M.I.A

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Franz Ferdinand

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Janelle Monae

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Johnny Cash

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