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Noise To The World

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Download the free limited-edition compilation featuring a six-song EP that includes new holiday covers and original holiday tracks by various artists and musicians.

Divided into three holiday-themed split singles, “Noise to the World” pairs original tracks by renowned acts including Deer Tick, Dum Dum Girls, and Iamsu!, with original and cover singles by up-and-coming artists who have recorded at a Converse Rubber Tracks studio. These include GRMLN, Michael Christmas, and Torreblanca.

Playlist


 

Track Release Schedule

Monday, Dec. 1

Deer Tick – “White Havoc” (Original Single)

GRMLN – “Before December (I’m Alive)” (Original Single)

Wednesday, Dec. 3

IamSu! ft. HBK CJ & 1-O.A.K. – “Next Season” (Original Single)

Michael Christmas – “Pleasant Winter” (Original Single)

Friday, Dec. 5

Dum Dum Girls – “On Christmas” (Original Single)

Torreblanca – “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas”
 

In-Store Performances

To run in conjunction with this release, Converse inline stores across the U.S. will host in-store holiday performances by various Converse Rubber Tracks artists. Scheduled performances throughout the month include:

Wednesday, Dec. 3

Michael Christmas – 6:00 p.m. – Newbury Street (Boston, MA)

Thursday, Dec. 4

Dee Dee of Dum Dum Girls x Ice Choir – 6:00 p.m. – SoHo (New York, NY)

Thursday, Dec. 18

GRMLN – 7:00 p.m. – Santa Monica (CA)

Thursday, Dec. 18

Antwon – 7:00 p.m. – San Francisco (CA)
 

Rubber Tracks Artists

Deer Tick
 

Dum Dum Girls
 

GRMLN
 

IamSU
 

Michael Christmas
 

Torreblanca

Chuck Taylor All Star Rubber

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Converse debuts the Fall 2014 Chuck Taylor All Star Rubber collection, providing a stylish way to protect your feet from rainy days. Featuring a sleek monochromatic look, the collection will launch in Canada on September 2 and in the United States on September 15.

CTAS Rubber

The Fall 2014 Chuck Taylor All Star Rubber collection features soft fleece lining, with a rubber upper in rich monochromatic colors. Designed with a gusseted tongue and brass eyelets, the water resistant Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Rubber is built to help protect your feet during rainy day weather and music festival mud pits.

Available in unisex adult and kids sizes, the new Chuck Taylor All Star Rubber collection comes in seven rich colors with a special monochromatic white version sold exclusively at Converse stores and Converse.com.

Chuck Taylor All Star Rubber (Adult)
CTAS Rubber Adult

Chuck Taylor All Star Rubber (Kids)
CTAS Rubber Kids

The Fall 2014 Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Rubber collection will be available for purchase in Canada on September 2 at specialty retailers and in the United States on September 15 at Converse stores and Converse.com for MSRP $65 (adults) and MSRP $45 (kids).

Wiz Khalifa Collection by Converse

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Converse unveils the new Fall 2014 Wiz Khalifa sneaker collection featuring the new Converse Chuck Taylor All Star ILL. Available in two colors, the new silhouette is inspired by the artist’s rebellious individuality and fashion-forward style. This marks Wiz Khalifa’s second sneaker collaboration with Converse following the successful launch of the Fall 2013 collection.

Rapper Wiz Khalifa hails from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and went from breakthrough artist to feature film star in the short span of two years. Along the way there were revered mixtapes and the proliferation of Khalifa’s record label Taylor Gang Records. Khalifa’s use of the word “Taylor” hails from the high school that he attended, which is coincidentally where his long time affinity for Converse Chuck Taylor All Star sneakers began.

“I am very excited about continuing my relationship with Converse and releasing this new sneaker collection,” says Wiz Khalifa. “We spent a lot of time designing each part of the Converse Chuck Taylor All Star ILL and the end result is exactly what I wanted.”

CTAS ILL

CTAS ILL

The Converse Chuck Taylor All Star ILL by Wiz Khalifa incorporates several distinct accents including the Wiz Khalifa branded logo tab and eyelet, while staying true to the iconic Chuck Taylor All Star silhouette. The sneakers also feature a leather upper with an oversized Chuck Taylor logo on the medial side. Available in black and white, the black style features a translucent outsole with gold fleck detailing. The Converse Chuck Taylor All Star ILL collection by Wiz Khalifa will be available at Foot Locker, Footaction and Eastbay beginning August 22 for $70 USD.

Converse x Missoni

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Converse debuts its Fall 2014 Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Missoni collection featuring Missoni’s signature zig-zag designs on Converse’s iconic All Star silhouettes. Since 2010, Converse and Missoni have partnered together to create eight premium First String sneaker collections. Converse First String is a limited-edition collection that celebrates craftsmanship, authenticity and collaboration at the highest level. This fall, Converse and Missoni take their partnership to the next level with an expansive all new Chuck Taylor All Star sneaker offering for both men and women. The new collection features Missoni’s iconic patterns printed on the signature Chuck Taylor All Star and Chuck Taylor All Star Fancy sneakers.

The new Fall 2014 Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Missoni collection launches exclusively at Nordstrom (nordstrom.com) on Monday, August 4 and includes a style exclusive to Nordstrom. The rest of the collection will be available at Converse retail stores and converse.com on Thursday, August 28.

CONVERSE CHUCK TAYLOR ALL STAR MISSONI
Available exclusively to Nordstrom, the Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Missoni low-top features the classic zig zag print and is available in both men and women sizes. Available Colors include Lucky Stone/Egret. Suggested Retail Price: $85 USD
Missoni

CONVERSE CHUCK TAYLOR ALL STAR MISSONI
Available in unisex sizing, three iconic Missoni prints are featured on the Converse Chuck Taylor All Star high-tops and low-top in Black/Egret, Auburn/Egret and Mediterranean/Egret. Suggested Retail Price: $85 – $100 USD
Missoni
Missoni
Missoni

CONVERSE CHUCK TAYLOR ALL STAR FANCY
Available exclusively for women, the Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Fancy serves as the perfect blank canvas for two of Missoni’s distinct patterns. These styles feature a more feminine silhouette that still maintains the classic Chuck Taylor look in available colors Hollyhock/Auburn and Black/Egret. Suggested Retail Price: $95 – $100 USD
Missoni
Missoni

Wiz Khalifa Collection by Converse

Thursday, August 15th, 2013

The Chuck Taylor All Star Wiz Khalifa Collection features 12 new styles inspired by the artist’s rebellious and fashion-forward style. The collaboration marks Khalifa’s first ever footwear collection and celebrates the artist’s eye for bold details and subtle luxury. The new collection incorporates several unique accents including the Wiz Khalifa collection signature logo tab on each design, while staying true to the iconic Chuck Taylor All Star silhouette.

Rapper Wiz Khalifa hails from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and went from breakthrough artist to feature film star in the short span of two years.  Along the way there were revered mixtapes and the proliferation of Khalifa’s record label Taylor Gang Records. Khalifa’s use of the word “Taylor” hails from the high school that he attended, which is coincidentally where his long time affinity for Converse Chuck Taylor All Star sneakers began.

“I’ve always gravitated toward Converse because of how solid the brand is. It’s clean and it’s classic,” said Wiz Khalifa. “I was excited to collaborate with the team at Converse because I felt they really got my individual style and vision. The sneakers in my collection are dope and I’m excited to share them with my fans.”

The Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Wiz Khalifa collection will be available at select Foot Locker (footlocker.com), Footaction (footaction.com), and Converse retail stores (converse.com) beginning August 23, 2013 for $60 – $85USD.

Wiz Khalifa Chuck Taylor Swag

Wiz Khalifa Chuck Taylor All Star

Converse Rubber Tracks San Francisco

Monday, May 6th, 2013

Converse FADER Fort

Monday, February 25th, 2013

The Converse FADER Fort features 40 bands and 12 DJ’s streaming LIVE on March 13th through March 16th from 1pm – 8pm (CST) each day.

We are thrilled to announce the line up in conjunction with FADER. See all set times below the player.


Converse Rubber Tracks Presents Player Xchange

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Converse has partnered with Okayplayer, the online hip hop community founded by hip hop icon Questlove, to create a new monthly video series called Converse Rubber Tracks Presents Player Xchange. The new series focuses on bringing African artists together with U.S. based artists to create original music.

The first collaboration in this video series features up & coming Nigerian alt-soul singer Bez and Brooklyn-based rapper/producer/songwriter Sene.  The two artists wrote and recorded an original track called “Big Promise” which will be available for free at www.okayplayer.com beginning February 7, 2013.

Green Day ¡TRE!

Friday, January 11th, 2013

The iconic limited edition Chuck Taylor All Star sneakers goes grunge with artwork inspired by Green Day’s latest album, ¡TRÉ!
Chuck Taylor Green Day

Buy the Chuck Taylor Green Day ¡TRÉ! on Converse.com

Buy the Chuck Taylor Green Day ¡TRÉ! at our Converse retail stores.

Converse Store
348 Newbury Street
Boston, MA
(617) 424-5400

Converse Store
560 Broadway (corner of Prince St)
New York, NY
(212) 966-1099

Converse Store
1437-39 Third Street Promenade
Santa Monica, CA
(310) 451-0314

Converse Store
Garden State Plaza
Paramus, NJ
(201) 845-4538
 

Plus – listen to and download the FREE track, “OH LOVE” (Live Version) by Green Day.

Only 20,000 FREE downloads available. First come, first served.

Listen

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      Click here to download Oh Love (Live)
 

Don’t forget to purchase the new Green Day album – ¡TRÉ!
TRE

Click here to buy the Green Day ¡TRÉ! on Amazon.com

Hunters

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

Hunters, one of the most talked about bands of a busy festival season in NYC, kicked off our Ready, Set: Get Lost series with an incredible performance on the roof of Factory Studios in Brooklyn. The BK band tore through a rendition of “Deadbeat” on a gorgeous day in the city with the NYC skyline as their backdrop. and Converse Boots on their feet.

Thanks to Guitar Center, Gretsch Drums and Zildjian Cymbals.

For more on Hunters:

http://www.huntershunters.com

http://www.twitter.com/huntershunters

http://www.facebook.com/huntersny

For more on Converse Rubber Tracks:

http://www.converse.com/rubbertracks

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http://www.converse.com/boots