Red Stripe Beer — Make Music at the Corner Shop

  • Emma Morton
  • Suzanne Schurgers

This is a project with music at its heart – an ordinary corner shop in Hackney was transformed into a D.I.Y band that played a well known tune every time someone picked up a can of Red Stripe. The result was an experience that paid homage to Red Stripe’s rich D.I.Y musical heritage. A corner shop felt like an obvious venue for the handmade instruments created as it’s the natural place to find Red Stripe. After much experimentation and making whilst working with great people such as Hirsch & Mann and director Greg Brunkalla the shop was hacked to play 'A message to you Rudy', much to shoppers surprise...