Why Is This Man Spinning Tortillas and Potato Records? (Note: ACTUAL Tortillas and Potatoes)

Matthew Herbert, a British electronic musician and DJ, likes to play with his food. Check that: he likes to play his food. His new project, Edible Sounds, involves discovering what sounds food can make. (C’mon! You’ve secretly wanted to know what a sweet potato sounds like!)

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Photo: Richard Eaton

You can read more about what Herbert is doing. If anyone has a link to what this performance sounds like, send it along, okay?


Alan Cross

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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