SPIN caught up with some of our favorite acts at the recent Coachella festival in Indio, California. The artists visited us at the LACOSTE L!VE house, where the order of the day was horseplay at the pool, ambitious tree climbing, and a fashionably low-key hang in the sun-blessed backyard.
Click through the gallery to see more of the Joy Formidable, Chromeo, Cults, and others, shot by photographer Bryan Sheffield, with creative direction by SPIN Style Director Nick Pastula. Eyewear was provided by LACOSTE.
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 »