[icecast] Re: Simple streamer help

Bryan Payne bryan at audiorealm.com
Mon Apr 1 12:25:38 PST 2002



John,

Have a look at www.radiotoolbox.com - they may have just what your looking
for

Bryan - N5MDR

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From: "John Ackermann N8UR" <jra at febo.com>
To: <icecast at xiph.org>
Sent: Monday, April 01, 2002 2:20 PM
Subject: [icecast] Re: Simple streamer help

<p>> Following up on myself because I just realized I may be barking up the
> wrong tree; if so I apologize for the bandwidth, but would still love it
if
> someone could point me in the right direction.
>
> After reading through the mailing list archives, I think that icecast may
> not be the solution I'm looking for, because I'm hoping to somehow play
the
> mp3s on demand from the web browser, not via a separate mp3-playing
> program.  My goal is to have the user select a song or a playlist from my
> existing web interface, and have the brownser "render" the songs (I
suppose
> that may require a browser plug-in of some sort?).  Can this be done?
>
> Sorry to be dense about all this; if it's not obvious already, I know
> nothing about putting audio on the Internet.
>
> Thanks,
>
> John
>
> --On Monday, April 01, 2002 2:42 PM -0500 John Ackermann N8UR
> <jra at febo.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi --
> >
> > I am trying to add limited streaming capability to an existing mp3 setup
> > I'm running for internal use at my house.
> >
> > I'm using the "mp3sb" package with a php-based web front-end to pipe
> > music to my stereo; now I want to extend that so I can use the same web
> > interface to stream to computers in the house.  I don't want to run
shout
> > or another streaming front-end (unless it can be invisible) as I already
> > have a user interface that provides database functions, playlists, etc.
> > and I'm quite happy with it.  All I want to do is hack the mp3sb server
> > script to pass the user-selected mp3 file to icecast rather than to
> > mpg123.
> >
> > So, what I'm looking for is guidance on the simplest way to stream an
mp3
> > file into an icecast server.  What do I need to feed it, and how?  I'll
> > be working with a perl script that can provide the song's title, file
> > location, genre, etc., and I'm sure I can hack it to pass the actual mp3
> > bitstream to icecast if that's needed.
> >
> > I hope this description makes sense.  Can anyone guide me in how to
> > accomplish this?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > John Ackermann
> > jra at febo.com
> >
> > ----
> > John Ackermann    N8UR         jra at febo.com     http://www.febo.com
> > President, TAPR                n8ur at tapr.org    http://www.tapr.org
>
>
>
> ----
> John Ackermann    N8UR         jra at febo.com     http://www.febo.com
> President, TAPR                n8ur at tapr.org    http://www.tapr.org
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