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The SXSW Music Festival Is Massive For 2014

The music portion of the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival will take place from March 11th -- 16th. In this series of talented music showcases, artists from all genres across the board will be featured during the biggest music festival to be held in Austin, TX.

The SXSW festival is legendary for jump starting the careers to many musicians, just ask John Mayer who got signed to his first record label after his showcase at the 2000 SXSW Music Festival. This year, they will feature some of the hottest musicians in the game right now, let's take a look at some of them:

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Review & Interview: Sol Cat

What's the story behind your name?

How did you all get your start?

Who are your biggest musical influences?

B: I think with us, it's just so far across the board that it goes back and forth a lot. I mean, we'll kind of write a song and we'll be like, “oh, this kind of has that vibe,” and then we'll write another one. It still sounds the same to us because we're doing it, but it's definitely pretty across the board. I know I kind of grew up with a lot of soul music, and so that was kind of like my staple. And John, he's from Texas, so he had a lot of country, and Jerry's from Saint Louis, so he likes…Nelly [laughs] so it’s kind of a real hodgepodge of a lot of separate genres. I feel like everything comes together with the idea that we just make music that we love. I realize that didn’t really answer your question, but…well.

Are you trying to get any certain message across with your music?

What’s next for you guys?