Best shows I saw at SXSW: The xx, Miss Li, Lissie, Dirty Sweet, Fanfarlo, Marina & the Diamonds, The Veils, Muse, Metric, Broken Bells, Kate Miller-Heidke, Matthew Mayfield, Robert Francis.

Best shows I missed at SXSW: Neon Trees, Miike Snow, Local Natives, The Temper Trap, Shinobi Ninja, Matt Morris, Band of Horses, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Street Sweeper Social Club, Freelance Whales, Sleigh Bells, Centromatic, Ray Fresco

If I had to pick one artist to really blow up in 2010 it would be Lissie.  Watch her video covering Lady Gaga’s “Bad Romance”!