N*E*R*D, Santogold & The Strokes Collaborate
Supergroup formed in the name of Converse
Three of most cutting edge acts around have joined up to collaborate on an original full length track. The Strokes have made a track that the music world is poised hear.
The best part is that youll be able to download the track for free! The synergy emerged to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Converse shoes and features Strokes front man Julian Casablancas.
Pharrell met Julian in New York to discuss the project, and then he brought Santogold onboard after watching one of her shows at SXSW. Santogold, aka Santi White has defended the decision of making a track for Converse.
Santi explained that the sound is heavily influenced by Pharrell and that its not a case of selling out "It's like one of the main ways to get our music heard now and so it's stupid for artists to shy away from that. A video has been created for the track that is sure to be a hit. MTV will keep you posted...
For the time being, you can catch Santogold Live at London's Scala on the June 3rd and N*E*R*D Live at Brixton Academy on June 14th