[Icecast] Creating playlists in real-time

Frits Letteboer graver at graver.xs4all.nl
Thu Mar 10 18:22:27 UTC 2005

Kevin Nowaczyk wrote:
> I've been working on a jukebox application for a
> while.  My wife recenlty asked "You spend so much time
> coding that and ripping CDs... Is there a way I can
> listen to the songs at work?".
> So...I made a simple web script to add songs to the
> play queue and I added the ability to stream the raw
> audio to stdout and linked it up with ices2.  
> My problem is I think the jukebox decodes the audio
> too quickly for the ices2 buffer.  After hearing a
> song or two WinAmp drops the audio.  When I reconnect
> to the stream It's skipped forward a song.
> I'm wondering if anyone knows of any simple apps
> already out there which can either take file paths
> from stdin or read a path from a file so I can stream
> my music library on request.
> I don't want to hear any stuff on the RIAA sponsered
> law against online music requesting...pretend I'm not
> in the US.

Ices2 can already do that:
                         <param name="type">script</param>
This is an example from a jukebox I wrote for a local station, works 

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