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Are These the Weirdest Musical Sneakers in the World?

Take a pair of white Converse hightops, add in a Bluetooth sensor pair with the appropriate hardware and you now have sneakers with a built-in wah wah pedal.  Here’s a video of an early prototype of the All-Wah that required that the player physically plug in, Here’s J Mascis from Dinosaur Jr.

Now here’s a look at how they were conceived and constructed.

Converse – All Wah from James & Jason on Vimeo.

Thanks to Bobby and Jeff for the tip.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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