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