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Pangea, Zero, and The Superfuzz Headline The Road to Converse Rubber Tracks - Apr 19, Mumbai

Apr 08, 02:57pm

Zero, Pangea, and The Superfuzz will headline the Road to Converse Rubber Tracks finale, with five young bands selected following regional rounds competing at the gig.

An industrial warehouse, over 15,000 sq. ft. in size, will host the finale to the Road to Converse Rubber Tracks in Mumbai on April 19. The Richardson & Cruddas industrial estate in Byculla, Mumbai, will open its doors to rock music for the first time in this expansive gig headlined by Pangea, Zero (reunion), and The Superfuzz, who, it seems, are getting back together as a band. A series of regional rounds have been conducted across the country, with the final five competing bands comprising Ganesh Talkies (Kolkata), Frisky Pints (New Delhi), Spud in the Box (Mumbai), The F16’s (Chennai), and Space Behind the Yellow Room (Bangalore). One competing band will get the chance to fly across international waters, all the way to Brooklyn, New York, where they will get to record at the Converse Rubber Tracks studio.

The day-long event features a multitude of activities revolving around ‘the life of a band’. First, the competing bands will record a song each at the venue itself, at recording studios erected inside specially for the gig, following which T-shirt printing activities, jam sessions, food and beverage consumption, among other things, will eventually give way to the five competing bands performing to the crowd. Finally, the three headliners will take the stage (one after another) once the competition gets over to conclude the entire event. 

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