Shine Studios

For the fourth year during South by Southwest, Converse Rubber Tracks will give free time at two local studios to 20 bands from Texas who apply at converse.com/austinrubbertracks.

Converse Rubber Tracks operates a studio in Brooklyn but partners with studios in cities around the world for pop-up opportunities during special events. The studio time will be granted between March 9 and March 21 at Big Orange Studio and Shine Studios in East Austin.

The bookings include assistance from Converse Rubber Tracks’ team of engineers. Artists retain rights to all music recorded during the sessions. The deadline to apply is Feb. 27.