Beatballs translates specific songs into different carnivorous recipes based on unique musical attributes

The fusion of food and technology has brought us gems like glow-in-the-dark ice cream, inflatable dough balloons and synthetic food. Now, a group of students from Sweden is exploring how to convert music into food. This meaty project, dubbed Beatballs, uses programming, design, and a dash of absurdity to generate meatball recipes customized to your music taste. Beyonce’s ‘XO'? You’re going to need to start with 500g of minced beef.

Why not? You normally cook to music, but with Beatballs, music tells you what to cook. Let's start with meatballs.

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