Published May 29th, 2015
Opening up opportunities to aspiring musicians all over the world, the program gives winners two weeks worth of invaluable recording time at one of 12 studios across the world.
Free studios are the best studios, right? And the grails couldn’t be more holy, with time in Abbey Road (London), Sunset Sound (LA), Hansa Tonstudio (Berlin), Tuff Gong (Kingston), Greenhouse Studios (Reykjavik) The Warehouse Studio (Vancouver), Avast Recording Co. (Seattle), Stankonia (Atlanta), Studios 301 (Sydney), Toca do Bandido (Rio de Janeiro), and the famed Converse Rubber Tracks Studio (Brooklyn) all up for grabs.
“Since we opened our first permanent Converse Rubber Tracks studio in Brooklyn four years ago, we’ve had aspirations to elevate this program even further, hoping to extend this opportunity to artists across the globe,” said Jed Lewis, Converse Global Music Marketing Director. “As a brand so deeply rooted in the next generation of creative spirits, we’re eager to make history while inspiring creativity and self-expression among music communities worldwide.”
Global registration is now open and runs until Wednesday 24 June, with the online submission process requiring hopefuls to list their top three studio preferences and describe themselves in a brief statement either by video or words. Successful artists will be notified of their acceptance in early July, with studio time being locked in for September. Best of all, the majority of travel and accommodation will be arranged by Converse for you, and select expenses covered.
All genres will be considered, however band members must be over 18. Best of all and most importantly, artists will retain all rights to any music created within the studios during their stay.
If you’re interested in applying of finding out more, head to Converse Music.