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Optimus Festival 2013: All The Best Pictures

  • A big hand for everyone who made it to Optimus Alive 2013 this weekend.

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  • Kicking off proceedings, London's very own Gold Panda.

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  • Deap Vally were on typically incendiary form.

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  • The band's riotous set featured big hitters from recent album 'Sistrionix', which we highly recommend.

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  • Here's Aluna of AlunaGeorge halfway into her 'I'm A Little Teapot' routine.

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  • Lights, cameras, more lights, action... it's only Green Day!

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  • Hands up who's excited to play Reading and Leeds next month?

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  • Jessie Ware effortlessly got the crowds dancing.

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  • Here's Ezra Koenig, who looks like he waded to the stage through shoulder deep black ink. He didn't, though.

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  • What he did do was play a crowd-pleasing set with Vampire Weekend.

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  • Here's Disclosure throwing a party in Optimus' dedicated clubbing arena, for dedicated clubbers.

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  • Critically-acclaimed Disclosure aren't used to getting this much stick. Two, in fact.

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  • Not the most winning name for a bar we've ever heard.

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  • Diiv took the plunge.

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  • Jurassic 5, or at least four of them. (There are, of course, actually six members of J5).

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  • Fans waiting patiently for a ride on Flume.

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  • Depeche Mode played a career-spanning headline set on the festival's second day. Wearing a sparkly black waistcoat, undone to reveal his bare chest, frontman Dave Gahan prowled the stage as the video screens behind him projected images of contortionists, dogs and fireworks.

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  • Crystal Castles sparked a rave in Portugal.

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  • Alice Glass took a trip into the audience, walking on her fans.

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  • Bouts of dancing were liable to break out anywhere.

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  • Tribes played a crowd-pleasing set that drew both from their debut album and this year's 'Wish To Scream'.

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  • Jake Bugg kept things tight and professional for the Portugese crowd.

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  • While Kevin Parker and Tame Impala kept things loose and psychedelic.

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  • Hercules and Love Affair kept things classy in the dark.

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  • Orange you glad that Biffy are playing?

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  • Simon Neil catches his nipple on his guitar strap. That will happen if you keep playing shirtless.

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  • Band of Horses tore through a thrilling set on the festival's closing night.

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  • Kings of Leon brought the festival to a spectacular close on Sunday evening.

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  • The band of brothers drew a huge crowd to Optimus' main stage.

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  • They roared through hits including 'Sex On Fire'.

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