SXSW 2015: 30 Artists You Need to See

Legendary rockers, emerging rappers, underground sensations and more to catch in Austin

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Catfish and the Bottlemen
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Catfish and the Bottlemen

Status: Blowing Up

Why You Should Pay Attention: DJ Zane Lowe has called pretty much every single they've put out "the hottest record in the world," and now it's time for the hotly tipped U.K. alt-rockers to prove that their festival-sized live act is bigger than the overseas hype and their mouthful of a moniker. Catfish and the Bottlemen recently showed their range with a live mash-up of Kanye West's "Black Skinhead" and the Black Keys' "Howlin' For You" on BBC Radio 1, and the scrappy foursome sound just as hungry on their full-length debut, The Balcony.

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