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The 2013 Mountain Oasis Festival In GIFs

Late this past month, the first-ever Mountain Oasis music festival popped up in Asheville, N.C. for three days and nights of glorious weirdness. Officially called the Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit, the event featured bands both big (Nine Inch Nails) and small (Adventure Club), thrilling audiences with thumping dance, mind-blowing electronic, fist-pounding rock and more. And because the festival went down the last weekend before Halloween, there were plenty of costumes and other surprises, as music filled the streets. Here are some of the highlights in glorious GIFs.

Stream Mountain Oasis sets by Gary Numan, Tourist., Disclosure and Jherek Bischoff.

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Robin Hilton
Robin Hilton is the Senior Podcast Producer for NPR Music and hosts the New Music Friday episodes of All Songs Considered. He is also a composer and multi-instrumentalist whose original scores have appeared in podcasts, films, radio programs and other works. He arranged and performed the theme for NPR's Weekend All Things Considered and composed and performed its elections coverage theme. You can hear more of his music here.