Although the key note speaker Bruce Springsteen brought his wealth of experience and talent to the table in an exclusive performance during the festival, there were a number of bands who also stole a little spotlight.
Thousands of industry-orientated music folk flock to the festival every year in an attempt to discover music's next big thing. Luckily for MyDailyUK readers, our roving reporter Michelle Sadlier was there at 'South By' to check out and curate a list of the best bands to watch for 2012. Below are some great videos from the bands that captured our attention: you can be sure of these guys playing a summer music festival near you soon!
1. The Tanlines
2. Django Django
4. Clock Opera