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SXSW Band or Porn Flick?

Assacre? Fantasm? Wet Nuns??

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With more than 2,000 bands prepared to visit Austin for this year's South by Southwest festival, it's inevitable that certain themes (and countless listicles) will form around band names. Last year, we noticed the glut of horror movie-themed bands. This year, we found a slew of names that seem as suited to Showtime at 2 AM than Austin Music Hall at midnight. See if you can pick the SXSW band from the skin flick. It might get harder than you think. 

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Jacuzzi Boys

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SXSW Band

AT SEA, UNSPECIFIED - REGION UNSPECIFIED - FEBRUARY 27: (L-R) Diego Monasteri, Danny Rojas and Gabriel Alcala of The Jacuzzi
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The Florida garage rock trio have released two albums, including the equally porn-sounding 2011 album Glazin'.

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Sugar Cookies

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Porn Flick

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A 1973 softcore film written by future Troma president Lloyd Kaufman and produced by Oliver Stone. The plot involves a model tricked into committing suicide and her lesbian partner’s revenge.

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Assacre

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SXSW Band

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The best "progressive death fantasy queer metal" band at the festival.

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Black Venus

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Porn Flick

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A Balzac-inspired plot (No. Really.) about a young 19th-century prostitute and the sculptor who creates the titular statue of her.

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Fantasm

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Porn Flick

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One of the most successful Australian softcore porns, which means something to someone we guess, Fantasm involves the brilliantly named German psychiatrist Professor Jurgen Notafreud walking the viewer through various sexual fantasies.

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Brownout

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SXSW Band

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Formed by members of Latin rock orchestra Grupo Fantasma, Austin's Brownout began as a side project and has evolved into a fully-fledged band of their own.

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Dark Angels

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Porn Flick

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After a woman witnesses a murder and becomes the next victim, she enters both the world of the undead and the detective sent to protect her.

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Intergalactic Lovers

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The Belgian pop band released their debut album Greetings & Salutations in 2011.

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Fear of Men

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The Brighton, UK indie quartet just released Early Fragments, a compilation of early tracks. Fun fact: The official term for an actual fear of men is androphobia.

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A Band of Bitches

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SXSW Band

Slight trick question, as the band describe themselves as "soft porn rock." The Mexican party rock group released their debut album The Pre End of the World Soundtrack last year.

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Barcelona Sex Project

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Porn Flick

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A 2008 film about six men and women that is, according to the filmmakers, “perfect for sex culture enthusiasts and fans of masturbation erotica.”

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Sex Hex

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Porn Flick

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A female vampire masquerades as a secretary and casts sex spells over her co-workers. You may drop your "suck" jokes now.

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That 70s Girl

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Porn Flick

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Two straight-laced sisters rent a room to a free-spirited bisexual in this erotic comedy.

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Bearhug

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Described by one site as a "crunchier Band of Horses or...jagged Broken Social Scene," the Australian group has released a series of EPs that has garnered acclaim from their native Aussies.

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Wet Nuns

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SXSW Band

SHEFFIELD, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 21: Rob Graham of Wet Nuns performs on stage at DQ Nightclub during Tramlines music festival
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The British "blues-punk" guitar-and-drums duo have been getting love on the other side of the pond. Will they find success stateside?

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Venus in Furs

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Porn Flick

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A 1969 Italian supernatural erotic thriller about a jazz musician obsessed with a woman whose body ends up washed up on the beach.

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Girl Unit

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London-based DJ/producer Girl Unit blends Miami bass, electro, Chicago house and hip-hop and has released a series of remixes alongside his own material.

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Single Mothers

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SXSW Band

DETROIT, MI - JANUARY 11: Andrew Thomson (L) and Michael Peterson of Single Mothers performs at St. Andrews Hall on January 1
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The Ontario punk band trio released their last record, a self-titled EP which includes the porn-sounding "Christian Girls" in 2011.

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Way of the Dragon

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Porn Flick

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Not the Bruce Lee film. According to one description, “director Celeste takes you on a surreal journey through a sensual dreamscape of Asian sex." Okay.

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Aphrodite

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Porn Flick

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A 1982 French porn about a group of people visiting an island and, presumably, having lots of sex.

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