Here’s a first: a sound system made from 5000 beer cans that actually works. This system was created by Yuri Suzuki and Mathew Kneebone for Red Stripe’s – Jamaica’s most popular beer – “Make Something Out of Nothing”. Continue reading for a video and more information.
Most of the 5,000 tin cans used for the project were collected from this year’s Notting Hill Carnival. The final piece, which measures 2.5 meters high and 2.5 meters across, has speakers hidden inside the cans as well as a can microphone. Jamaican singer/songwriter Gappy Ranks tested the DIY can sound system and was impressed with the sound quality and the design of the musical structure.