Trend Spotting at SXSW: Your Musical Crystal Ball

Claim to Fame: Created an extensive spreadsheet of bands he wanted to hear organized by date, time, geographical location on the 6th Street strip and a rating of how badly he wanted to see them.

Veteran or Virgin? 4-year veteran

Band to Do List: Manhattan Love Suicides; Twilight Sad; Donovan; Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin

Most Buzzed about Show (Read: Hardest Show to Get Into): Peter, Bjorn and John; Girl Talk

Jim DeGregorio and Chris Watkins, Local Musicians

Claim to Fame: Part of Austin mainstay American Graveyard; DeGregorio is guitarist-banjo player-manager; Watkins covers vocals, guitar, mandolin, violin and harp.

Veterans or Virgins? Veterans

Band to Do List: Japanese punk bands.

Best SXSW Drinking Game: "Do a shot every time you see a band that [sounds] like the Strokes or … Green Day."

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