For millennia now, humanity has dreamed of alchemy — turning base metals to gold. For maybe a couple of months now, humanity has dreamed of turning a tortilla into a 78 RPM record. And now, one of those dreams has finally become a reality. Not the alchemy one.
(Actually, thanks to nuclear reactions, we can do that too, but it isn’t cost-effective. Anyway…)
On Reddit, the person responsible — username UpgradeTech — explained that an uncooked tortilla works best. You can also eat the tortilla record afterward, if you want, but it tastes kind of burnt because you have to use a laser to cut the grooves into it.
Without further ado, then, the sound of a technological breakthrough we never thought possible, or thought of at all: “Mexican Hat Dance,” etched into a tortilla and played on a phonograph.