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As Thanksgiving approaches, Soundcheck explores the relationship between food and music in our Eat to the Beat series. Come hungry!

Eat to the Beat: The Recipe Project

Monday, November 21, 2011

Brooklyn band One Ring Zero’s latest endeavor, called “The Recipe Project,” takes singing for your supper to a whole new level. Band leader Michael Hearst and Post Punk Kitchen founder Isa Chandra Moskowitz join us to talk about putting full recipes to song – and their musical preferences in the kitchen.

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Eat to the Beat: I Want Candy

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

In song lyrics, food can serve as a metaphor for everything from gluttony to spiritual enlightenment. But when you sing about candy, you’re singing about something very specific. Journalist and author Steve Almond, whose books include “Candyfreak: A Journey Into the Chocolate Underbelly of America,” joins us for a salute to sugary, sexy songs.

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Eat to the Beat: I Crave My Pig Meat

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Barbecue has long been a Southern staple on the table – and in song. Producer Marshall Wyatt of Old Hat Records joins us to talk about his metaphor-laden compilation, called “Barbecue Any Old Time: Blues From the Pit 1927-1942.”

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Eat to the Beat: Eating Through Your Ears

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

We all know that one’s sense of smell is closely linked to taste - but recent research shows that other senses, including hearing, also affect how we perceive what we’re eating.

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