Faces in the Crowd: Portraits of the 2013 FYF Fest

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By Katrina Nattress

This weekend, 25,000+ festival goes descended into Los Angeles State Historic Park to celebrate FYF Fest's 10th anniversary. What began as then 18-year-old Sean Carlson's dream to get all his friends together and listen to punk rock in Echo Park has evolved into L.A.'s most respectable music festival. Though this may be in part due to FYF's 2011 partnership with Coachella creator, Goldenvoice, Carlson's work ethic and continued desire to provide a cool place for his friends to hang out are also factors. Whatever the reason, FYF Fest has continually outdone itself, and this year was no exception. With heavy hitters like Yeah Yeah Yeahs and MGMT—not to mention My Bloody Valentine's only U.S. festival date—on the bill, it's safe to say Carlson's festival has gained the buzz it deserves. Here's a look at some of this year's attendees.

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