Benicassim, Valencia, Spain
Who's Playing: Gorillaz, Lily Allen, Vampire Weekend, the Specials, the Prodigy, Hot Chip, Julian Casablancas, many more
Why It Rocks: Fun, relatively dance-y lineup in a gorgeous seaside resort town.
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 »