This past weekend at the Austin City Limits music festival in Austin, Texas, State Farm set up shop with an on-site tent called Club 17K. The Ettes (pictured), Morning Benders, and Two Door Cinema Club stopped by the tent for fan meet and greets.
ACL attendees were invited into the club where they could meet artists and partake in a State Farm jingle singing video booth. After singing, the State Farm jingle participants received a screen printed bandana, or a sit-down massage.
Vince Staples is hardly the ingratiating type. “Don’t shake my hands unless you passing payment,” instructs the redoubtable young’un on “C.M.B.,” a paean to ruthlessly mercenary, Randian capitalism. “Keep your salutation / I need my 40 acres.” This ice-grilling Left Coaster is more Mack 10 than Myka 9, a verbal marksman who refuses to placate… More »