Published on February 25th, 2014 | by Alan Cross


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.)


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is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ 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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