Electric Zoo 2012 day 1: the best moments caught on camera

If a wide selection of livesets isn’t enough to satiate your need for all things Electric Zoo, we’ve saved you the trouble — and the sweaty t-shirt — by recapping the day’s best moments in one convenient article. Just like we did at EDC New York, we’re compiling some of our favorite photos from the day for you with our own brand of exceedingly-witty commentary thrown in for good measure. Ready to see how day 1 went down? Click below.

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When Laidback Luke got his special limited edition DA NY tanktop.

When no one saw Tommy Trash’s face for the entire duration of his DJ set.

When the security guards had too much fun with the water misters.

When Adrian Lux got the day started at mainstage.

When Frivolous called collect

When Gesaffelstein brought the Fool’s Gold Clubhouse to its knees with a barrage of hard hitting techno.

When Netsky brought UK Drum and Bass into the spotlight on the mainstage.

When Nicky Romero played all his new music in front of a bajillion people.

When the impossibly cool Hardwell delivered one of the best sets of the day. (As Astronauts we’re suckers for “Spaceman.”)

When Laidback Luke made us remember why he is one of the top DJs in the game. This was old school LBL at his finest.

When Anjunabeats youngblood, Mat Zo, dropped “The Sky” at the Group Therapy Stage.

When David Guetta got on the mic and said anything at all in his French accent.

When turntablist and scratch-addict, A-Trak, mean mugged for the camera with the Fool’s Gold mascot.

When Derek Smith (Pretty Lights) proved yet again that there is more to dance music than epic builds and big drops.

When Above and Beyond gave us all a dose of Group Therapy.

Stay tuned for more coverage from Electric Zoo throughout the week!

Photographs by Jacob Schulman and Andrew Spada