liquidsoap dynamic playlist

In my liquidsoap getting started guide I show you how to use a simple text based playlist. In this guide I wanted show you how to use request.dynamic to build a playlist that is based on any function at all, not just reading a simple text file. You could determine...


docker containers vs docker images

Docker is often portrayed as a beautiful blue whale shipping containers full of rails apps. The ‘container’ metaphor is pretty easy to grasp I think. What you might not realize is there is the concept of ‘images’ as well. Think of images as a blueprint or plan for creating a...


getting started with liquidsoap

I thought I would write an article aimed more at beginners to liquidsoap. This tutorial will give you a solid starting point into creating your own streaming radio with liquidsoap. What this tutorial covers setting up a stream with a backup playlist, live dj input via harbor, and emergency backup...


soundflower - route output to input

There are a number of reasons you might want to route your computer’s output to its input, but the main reason is recording. You can record any audio your system is playing! If you have soundflower installed, this task is simple. Simply select Soundflower (2ch) in your input and output...


webcaster

Streaming to icecast/liquidsoap directly from the browser Toots, one of the main liquidsoap developers, has been working on a very exciting tool that allows you to stream directly to liquid soap from a web browser. Imagine if your DJs could start broadcasting on your radio without needing to download any...