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The Treasure Island Music Festival in San Francisco is pirate-themed this year, its tents decorated with skull-and-cross bone flags and a wooden ship for effect. I get there early afternoon, and funnel onto the grounds along with hipsters, yuppies dressed like hipsters, and college kids. Treasure Island has two stages really nearby each other, and acts play one stage and then the other, with no overlap.

In order to get a close spot for one set, you have to leave halfway through another. Choices are made. Songs are missed.

After catching five songs from Passion Pit (including a rendition of “Sleepyhead” that elicits a crazed response), I beeline over to where Dan Deacon is setting up. There are about a ....
9:09 a.m. Monday 19th October 2009 EST
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