Bands Make Music by Licking Ice Cream. Wait–What?

Yes, it’s a solution in search of a problem, but anything involving ice cream can’t be all bad, can it?

Using some high-tech ice cream cones with embedded capacitive sensors, a four-piece band–they’re called Lickestra–was able to perform a song by licking ice cream.  Full details at Wired.  And please don’t tell Gene Simmons about this…

(Thanks to John for the link.)


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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