The rain stopped well before another huge crowd showed up on Randall's Island on Sunday for Electric Zoo, but it's impossible to overstate how much mud covered the entire festival grounds after a 12-hour soaking.

It was deep. It was wet. It seeped up between the slats of the makeshift floors and resisted all attempts at containment by bushels of scattered straw. It demanded your complete surrender. Many thousands of shoes were destroyed, made filthy beyond washing.

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No Woodstockian mud-sliding shenanigans broke out at EZoo, however, much to the disappointment of the photographers on hand. In fact, the vast majority of these EDM fans simply chose to ignore the sloppy terrain, and bounced and banged with their usual abandon as 35 acts—including Slushii, Armin van Buuren, Dixon, Sub Focus, Deadmau5 and Eric Prydze—ripped it up throughout the day and night on the festival's five stages.

In 2016, attendance at Electric Zoo topped 83,000, a record for the three-day festival, and the crowds this weekend felt at least as large. Next up on the suddenly jam-packed NYC festival calendar: The Meadows at Citi Field, starting in less than two weeks.