[Icecast] Looking for some advice to two problems I'm having

Kiriki Delany kiriki at streamguys.com
Mon Nov 23 18:30:13 UTC 2015

That should be due to the sampling frequency fluctuating between tracks

Check that they are all consistent at 44.1khz for example. 


Kiriki Delany

> On Nov 23, 2015, at 9:12 AM, Spam Catcher <spamcatcher447 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi guys.
>  I have two questions about my streaming setup and I was wondering if
> any of you could offer some advice.
>  I'm using IceS 0.4 as my source. It's reading a text file that
> contains the paths to about 300 different files that I want it to
> randomly play. For some reason though, it seems to only play a few of
> those files on a loop. I guess it could be in my head, but it seems
> like it's not reading and randomizing all of the files. Does anyone
> know what could cause this, or of a better way that I can lessen the
> number of file repeats?
>  Secondly, I'm streaming in mp3, and all of the files have the same
> bit rate. I've noticed when listening to the stream, when one file
> ends and it switches to another file, the pitch of the audio is either
> considerably higher or lower than it should be. If I restart my player
> it corrects itself and seems to work fine until the next file starts.
> This is random and doesn't always happen. The only thing I could think
> of is an issue with differing file quality, but I converted all of the
> files with the same program to the same bit rate, and have specified
> this in IceS. Does anyone know what could be going wrong here? The
> players I'm experiencing this on are Winamp and Safari on iOS.
>  Thanks a lot for any advice. I've tried searching around on Google
> for both of these problems but haven't been able to come up with
> anything.
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