And oh, there were plenty of artists I wanted to see. The lineups — featuring The National, Yo La Tengo, the Flaming Lips, Built to Spill, and more — kept things rocking for the better part of three days. Highlights for me included Final Fantasy, just a guy and his violin captivating the crowd; the booming brass sounds of Beirut; a sing-along from the punk-country Dutchess and the Duke; and a credible crowd-surfing attempt from the lead singer of The National.
After the jump, I've picked out a few favorite songs from the artists who made the festival memorable for me. Want to check it out? Just
You can hear full versions of all the songs over here.