TastemakerX wants to be the fantasy football of new music discovery.

Hardcore music fans genuinely enjoy discovering new music before anyone else does. TastemakerX is leveraging this eagerness by giving credit and rewarding music seekers that identify a band before they hit the mainstream.

Securing $1.8 million from numerous investors, TastemakerX will be getting the opportunity to make a splash at SXSW this year. The app, which combines social media dynamics and mobile music, is still a mystery since no screenshots of the app have been revealed. What we do know is that users will be able to browse portfolios of other music aficionados and explore real-time updates on artists they’re interested in. In a recent press release, investor Steve Anderson explains that:

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