The Road to Converse Rubber Tracks has come down to the finals of this season. The regional were held in five cities across India: Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai, Pune and Guwahati where the five most voted bands in each city went head to head to earn a slot in the season finale. These bands have been shortlisted from a pool of 350 bands who applied across the country.
And now the final five finalists from each city will participate in the finale at BlueFROG, Mumbai on 1st April, The headlining act act, apart from the finalist performances this year will be by Shaa’ir and Func and The F16’s. The F16’s had won an earlier season of Road to Converse Rubber Tracks. Now, they are among the best music acts of the country.
Each city finalist has recorded a song at a studio in their city, and done a special photo shoot before heading to Mumbai. The Road to Converse Rubber Tracks in India, Season Two finale will see these five bands play for a chance at a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity – an all expenses paid trip to record at the Converse Rubber Tracks studio in Brooklyn, New York.
The finalists for this year are:
Space Is All We Have
Genre: Alternative/Ambient Rock
Members: Krishna M Sujith on lead guitar, Ajay Joseph on guitar, Daniel Ancheril on drums, Akshat Kavidayal on bass, Yogeendra Hariprasad on keys and samples, and Shiyaz Abdul on vocals.
Genre: Experimental/Alternative Electronic
Members: Tarana Marwah
Genre: Alternative Rock
Members: Sarthak Karkare on vocals and guitar, Yohann Coutinho on bass and Shashwat Karkare on drums.
Genre: Progressive/Pop Rock
Members: Gaurav Tophakhane on vocals, Aniket Ganoo on vocals and guitars, Saurabh Kalokhe on bass, Shaunak Kulkarni on keyboards and Pranav Wankhedkar on drums.
Members: David Kom on guitars/vocals, Gideon Kom on drums/vocals and Romeo Kom on bass/vocals.