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Is it possible to display now playing artwork for radio streams?
#1
Some radio stations include album artwork in the metadata of the stuff they broadcast – good examples in this respect are Linn Radio (http://89.16.185.174:8003/stream) and Folk Alley (http://stream.wksu.org/famemb.128.mp3).  When I play such stations in Musicbee the artwork is displayed, but for some reason this doesn’t work on my setup of Moode.  Incidentally, I’m still running 4.0 and mainly use UPnP, so have only tested this via  a list of stations in ‘upmpdcli-radio.conf’.  Is there anything that can be done to resolve this?
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#2
To expand on this, I've just noticed that when I click on Radio Paradise (http://stream-uk1.radioparadise.com/aac-320) in Musicbee, another station featuring album artwork, there's a hyperlink to the relevant cover art in the description field – for example, http://img.radioparadise.com/covers/l/B071FL9473.jpg. Can Moode somehow utilise these hyperlinks to display artwork for Radio Paradise and any other stations that use this approach?
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#3
The cover url is not in MPD metadata so possibly there is some sort of online database thats accessed? To see the metadata that MPD maintains try the following commands while the station is playing.

telnet localhost 6600
currentsong

Example

pi@rp3:~ $ telnet localhost 6600
Trying ::1...
Trying 127.0.0.1...
Connected to localhost.
Escape character is '^]'.
OK MPD 0.20.0
currentsong
file: http://stream-tx3.radioparadise.com/aac-320
Title: Donovan - Hurdy Gurdy Man
Name: Radio Paradise - Naim exclusive
Pos: 65
Id: 66
OK
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#4
Thanks for coming back to me Tim. I've looked into this further and from what I can gather there's two optional parameters for upmpdcli - one appropriately referred to as 'artScript', and the other called 'metaScript - which via addiitional scripts seem (???) to enable it to retrive radio station metadata, including I think the cover art of the track that's currently being played. Exploring this further, or indeed the possibility of trying to compile some form of script that may achieve this, is well beyond my capabilities, but I'm really interested in this....
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#5
(06-11-2018, 02:07 PM)Zigzag Wrote: Thanks for coming back to me Tim. I've looked into this further and from what I can gather there's two optional parameters for upmpdcli - one appropriately referred to as 'artScript', and the other called 'metaScript - which via addiitional scripts seem (???) to enable it to retrive radio station metadata, including I think the cover art of the track that's currently being played.  Exploring this further, or indeed the possibility of trying to compile some form of script that may achieve this, is well beyond my capabilities, but I'm really interested in this....

This will only work with Kazoo and Lumin.

I can give you python script to do this for Radio Paradise, to get this to dsplay in the web front end will take some hackery though.
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#6
(06-13-2018, 10:14 PM)serverbaboon Wrote: This will only work with Kazoo and Lumin.

I can give you python script to do this for Radio Paradise, to get this to dsplay in the web front end will take some hackery though.

I would hugely appreciate any guidance and/or script(s) that you may be up to giving me serverbaboon - I only listen via Kazoo, Lumin or Bubble DS so well into this!
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