[Icecast] Web Based scheduler like LiveSupport for icecast

Balint Jacint bjacint at kvark.hu
Wed Jul 5 02:12:57 PDT 2006


You may want to take a look at www.spacialaudio.com 's SAM audio 
broadcaster. It's not free though, runs of Windows (yay!), but might fit.


Chris MacDonald wrote:
> I've thought about it briefly (I'm in the same boat as you, but I've 
> been tinkering with making my own interface) and I more or less came 
> to the conclusion that it was more complicated than it was worth, for 
> me at least. For my purposes having spoken content recorded 
> beforehand, uploaded, added to the playlist and played back a couple 
> hours later was good enough.
> What you might be able to do is set up two streams, one live and one 
> off your playlist, each being a fallback for the other. Kill the live 
> stream and dump listeners over to the live feed and when you're done 
> broadcasting live you can turn the playlist back on, kill your live 
> feed and dump everyone back. I'm not sure if this is feasible or not, 
> I just remember thinking about it. I might have read about this 
> approach around here, who knows.
> Chris
> John Buttery wrote:
>> * On Wed 2006-Jul-05 00:29:45 -0400, Aaron Wolfe <aawolfe at gmail.com> 
>> wrote:
>>> You might like my project called tunequeue, though it might be 
>>> overkill or
>>> too much effort to install.  It does provide a web interface to ices 
>>> and
>>> allows fairly complex scheduling.  It is perl with a mysql backend.
>>> http://tunequeue.sf.net
>>   Thanks for the tip!  I don't know about the other guy, but I
>> definitely think this is something _I_ want to use.  :)
>>   One question, though...have you experimented with live-feed break-ins?
>> In other words, set the station to do whatever it does 24/7, but then
>> you want to be able to suspend the "static content" at any time and
>> connect with a live stream, then kill the live stream and the static
>> content picks right back up.  I've been looking for something that would
>> make this easy; I'd pretty much resigned myself to having to create one
>> myself from scratch (thus re-inventing the wheel for the 50th time...).
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