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15 gorgeous GIFs from Pitchfork Music Festival 2013

Here's Jehnny Beth of Savages owning all of us.
Here's Jehnny Beth of Savages owning all of us.
Photo by Erik Hess

This past weekend's Pitchfork Music Festival was tremendous. From R. Kelly's cavalcade of hits to the muscular fury of Savages in the hot sun to Lil B's doting fans, there were thousands of indelible moments on display in Union Park over the three-day fest. 

With help from photographer Erik Hess, Gimme Noise is able to showcase the spirit of our days in GIF form. Here are our 15 favorites.

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15 gorgeous GIFs from Pitchfork Music Festival 2013

Already during the early going on Friday, Trash Talk singer Lee Spielman was proving that Pitchfork Fest's 2013 edition wasn't his first microphone-twirling rodeo on the Blue Stage.

15 gorgeous GIFs from Pitchfork Music Festival 2013

Pissed Jeans fans gleefully showing that moshing doesn't have to be serious business.

15 gorgeous GIFs from Pitchfork Music Festival 2013

Compared to the fashion-forward Pitchfork attendees, Twinkie the Kid was lagging behind with his choice of UGGs for the weekend. Didn't seem to bother him any.

15 gorgeous GIFs from Pitchfork Music Festival 2013

It certainly didn't stifle ratcheted up antics of Lil B on the Red Stage.

15 gorgeous GIFs from Pitchfork Music Festival 2013

Here, the BasedWorld reward their Based God for his dedication.

 

15 gorgeous GIFs from Pitchfork Music Festival 2013

Foxygen's Sam France knows all the cameras are pointed at him, and isn't going to let any photographers go home without a compelling shot.

15 gorgeous GIFs from Pitchfork Music Festival 2013

Another couple of satisfied customers, complete with duck lips and a perma-grin.

15 gorgeous GIFs from Pitchfork Music Festival 2013

Over at the Red Stage, METZ was alleviating one Saturday "Headache" at a time. Alex Edkins's thrashing into eternity could power the entire city of their hometown of Toronto.

15 gorgeous GIFs from Pitchfork Music Festival 2013

Meanwhile, METZ fans busted moves among the trees in a sweaty sea of themselves.

15 gorgeous GIFs from Pitchfork Music Festival 2013

Sure, Savages' singer Jehnny Beth is melting everything in her sight on the Green Stage, but don't sleep on drummer Fay Milton's heroics behind her.

 

15 gorgeous GIFs from Pitchfork Music Festival 2013

Swans frontman Michael Gira even got the branches moving to his mesmerizing, droning noise. You're welcome.

15 gorgeous GIFs from Pitchfork Music Festival 2013

This Solange fan. Incredible.

15 gorgeous GIFs from Pitchfork Music Festival 2013

Among the unplanned sideshow entertainment there was the bubble guy. Insert joke about keeping it poppin'.

15 gorgeous GIFs from Pitchfork Music Festival 2013

The distinct pleasures of Yo La Tengo's Georgia Hubley on the kit come largely from her own obvious enjoyment.

15 gorgeous GIFs from Pitchfork Music Festival 2013

Finally, the most showmanship you can pack into a wave goodbye, courtesy of R. Kelly. See y'all next July!


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