· Mar. 12, 2012, 3:40 am

From Alabama Shakes to Zola Jesus, NPR breaks down 100 bands you need to know from the SXSW music festival in Austin, TX. Hear the mix, download the songs and peruse some of the best names in new music. Everything's bigger in Texas, and this year's SXSW is sure to be the biggest yet.

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