How are bands playing the first-ever double-weekend Coachella passing the time between desert sessions? SPIN tailed Neon Indian's Alan Palomo on a day at the beach.
This year, artists playing Coachella had a week to kill in between their two festival sets. We spent one lovely morning lazing around Santa Monica with Neon Indian’s Alan Palomo. Warning: tacos were consumed.
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 »