Bon Iver, Tegan and Sara, the National Hawking Customized Converse for Charity

Bon Iver, the National, SPIN cover stars Tegan and Sara, and many more musicians have teamed with Converse to auction off custom-designed shoes for charity.
Kyle McGovern / October 24, 2013

Chucks & Bucks: An Oral History of the Coolest Shoes on Earth

Go into any garage or basement where a high school band is thrashing away. Go into a stadium where rock gods are hurling lightning bolts.
David Marchese / September 10, 2012

M83 Team With Converse for Original All Star, Design Contest

M83 are about to join the distinguished list of musicians honored with a sneaker that's always had a close tie to rock'n'roll, the Converse Chuck…
SPIN Staff / July 6, 2012

‘DoYaThing’ By the Numbers: Dissecting Gorillaz/LCD/Andre 3000’s 13-Minute Song

Earlier this week, Converse unveiled a radio edit of "DoYaThing," a predictably killer collaboration between Gorillaz, LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy, and sublime OutKast rapper André…
Marc Hogan / February 24, 2012

Watch Breakout Brooklyn Band Friends From Converse’s Rubber Tracks Studio

Brooklyn quintet Friends, led by pals-since-childhood Samantha Urbani and Lesley Hann, recently caught our eye with their rad retro-chic video for "I'm His Girl," a…
SPIN Staff / November 2, 2011