[Ardour-Users] metadata

Jörn Nettingsmeier nettings at stackingdwarves.net
Sun Mar 23 03:07:56 PDT 2014

On 03/23/2014 06:46 AM, Guido Budack wrote:
> Hoi folks,
> I don't like to post in newsletter because of several reason but sometimes it
> isn't evitable.
> I am setting up a internet-radio-show (exclusively live, including 2 video-streams)
> and I want to read out the audio-metadata of momentarily played tracks in realtime
> to compare it against a SQL-database.
> The aim is to fill up and/or update a table with 'most played' audio-tracks.
> I'm using the following free tools/ software:
> Mixx (and others)-> Jack <-> Ardour -> icecast
> I'm desperately searching for any possibility to read out the metadata and to bind
> it into some php srcipt to accomplish the database- update.

icecast has some special tags to include the currently playing song and 
its metadata into a webpage. check out the examples that come with 
icecast. you could then create a "hidden" page that is not seen by 
users, only by your database script, and contains all relevant 
information in an easily parseable format.

Jörn Nettingsmeier
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