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Get ready to rock! Converse sneakers have built-in wah pedal

Posted: 9:09 AM, Jun 23, 2016
Updated: 2016-06-23 09:09:20-04

If you love to make music, there's a new pair of shoes that might just send you off the charts.

Converse has partnered with tech fashion brand CuteCircuit to introduce the All Wah. 

The pair of Chuck Taylors has a built in wah-wah pedal. You just plug in and jam. 

Your traditional wah-wah pedal helps you alter the tone of the signal to create different effects on your guitar.

I know what you're thinking: "But what if I want to run around stage?" No worries, says CuteCircuit Founder and CEO Ryan Genz. The shoes can also communicate to a wah box via Bluetooth, no cables into your shoe required.

As far as comfort, Genz tells 7 Action News "it feels like a regular sneaker."

Musicians are able to create the different effects depending on the movement of their foot.

Converse says in a news release the first All Wah prototype was created during a Chuck Hack session about three years ago. The company then turned to London-based CuteCircuit to fine tune the shoe.

We're told the companies are gaging interest in the shoes right now. They have about 25 pairs out to musicians to test out. 

If you're interested in whether these rock n' roll kicks will hit store shelves, you can sign up for CuteCircuit's updates here:  http://cutecircuit.com/all-wah/ .