The results are in, and CONVERSE Inc. has unveiled their selection of aspiring artists chosen for the new Converse Rubber Tracks global program, offering free recording time at 12 legendary recording studios around the world.
Throughout the registration period, over 9,000 up-and-coming international artists applied for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, and a total of 84 acts – representing 28 countries – will record at participating studios and become part of music history.
Starting Monday, September 14, studios, including Vancouver’s The Warehouse Studio, will host chosen artists throughout a two-week period.
Canadian bands selected to join the program:
- BESTie Band (Vancouver) – The Warehouse Studio
- Smash Boom Pow (Vancouver) – The Warehouse Studio
- The Belle Game (Vancouver) – The Warehouse Studio
- Wilde (Toronto) – Hansa Tonstudio
- Les Passager (Montreal) – Sunset Sound
- The Lytics (Winnipeg) – Converse Rubber Tracks – Brooklyn
“This Converse Rubber Tracks studio takeover is the biggest thing we’ve done for the platform to date, and we’re thrilled to have reached so many local music communities worldwide in just the registration period alone,” said Jed Lewis, Converse Global Music Marketing Director. “We received an incredible response from such a vast pool of talent, and we look forward to providing this unique platform to new, diverse acts from all over the globe within these twelve iconic studios.”