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  1. Thread: we should fight.

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    Somewhat related and I think is an interesting...

    Somewhat related and I think is an interesting side-discussion to this: On my way into work this morning I heard a mention on the radio that there is a new startup company in Nashville that is...
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    Also another small piece of advice is you can...

    Also another small piece of advice is you can avoid having to run multiple servers and run Icecast and use a separate restricted mountpoint just for DJ's. There's plenty of fine tuning available to...
  3. I actually use MediaMonkey which I absolutely...

    I actually use MediaMonkey which I absolutely love for library management like this. But, like SAM, it relies on Amazon for tag lookups from the web which is far from authoritative depending on the...
  4. Metadata/Tagging sources and licensing requirements?

    So for some time now I have had my hobby station project on the backburner due to life issues getting in the way. Now that things are largely sorted out I am jumping back into the thick of things and...
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    What he said. Personally I wouldn't risk killing...

    What he said. Personally I wouldn't risk killing off potential legitimate listeners using an active method such as IP or user agent banning. Do the more passive method of messing with the stream...
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    What PapaBearPW said. This will do exactly what...

    What PapaBearPW said. This will do exactly what you want. Many (modern) encoder packages have this option. It's hard to find something that doesn't have it.

    Second option is Icecast also has an...
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    Sorry it took so long to reply. Really had to go...

    Sorry it took so long to reply. Really had to go digging into my archives as this technique I used to use ad-nauseum on every site I developed.

    The basis of it is actually pretty easy once you...
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    I have to ask with these browser based players:...

    I have to ask with these browser based players: During playback are they persistent if you 'multitask' to another app or the home screen or lock the device? It seems to me they'd act just like...
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    ^ What he said. iHeart is primarily for...

    ^ What he said. iHeart is primarily for Clearchannel properties so unless you have a business relationship with them you're not getting in. A number of stations in my old hometown which were all...
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    I always kinda assumed this was first setup for...

    I always kinda assumed this was first setup for many Winamp users. I've never had luck with Winamp handling the 'pressure' if process priority isn't raised. Either way, should always be a recommended...
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    Another thing to also check along those lines is...

    Another thing to also check along those lines is the 'streaming' machine on the other end. I've had it happen before where if the CPU is getting hammered for whatever reason or somehow causing the...
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    Ok. So you are streaming locally. I kinda figured...

    Ok. So you are streaming locally. I kinda figured it was over a WAN given the streaming bit. Dropping the buffer would definitely be a good try.

    Stupid question: Have you tried a different client?...
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    HOw is your bandwidth at the transmitting site? I...

    HOw is your bandwidth at the transmitting site? I think what you might want is to use Icecast and set the server-side buffer (I forget the exact setting at this moment) high and turn limits off. What...
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    It's ok if you're doing really basic stuff with...

    It's ok if you're doing really basic stuff with it and not trying to use every feature included. Beyond that, yes, go with something else. Stereo Tool is my personal favorite.
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    Definitely like the new look. Very clean. Would...

    Definitely like the new look. Very clean. Would be cool to see the Forum have a new theme to tie in as well, but I can understand the pain involved in doing so.
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    WMA in all honesty actually has better quality...

    WMA in all honesty actually has better quality than MP3 at the same bitrates and is comparable to AAC+ at certain lower rates. But to be quite honest with AAC+ being more readily usable these days on...
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    I would be wary about that. Although a good idea...

    I would be wary about that. Although a good idea in concept, keep it conservative on the modifications. Your listening setup likely isn't going to be the same as your listeners so changes made will...
  18. Thread: Live Broadcast

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    Personally, set up a clean rebroadcast via...

    Personally, set up a clean rebroadcast via automation back at the studio and have some way to trigger it remotely or have it scheduled if possible. Although people do it, kicking the source can be...
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    I have always advocated this even if you are...

    I have always advocated this even if you are running AGC's/compressors in your pipeline. Not doing so just asks for trouble. Simply listen to a track normalized vs. not normalized and it will give...
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    And what is your complaint again? As already...

    And what is your complaint again? As already noted, any popular software title is going to at least have an attempt at being cracked and are usually successful. With that you are ALWAYS going to get...
  21. Thread: Aac +

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    This. If you even have just modest Googling...

    This.

    If you even have just modest Googling skills, it isn't hard at all to figure out. It -does- require the KH version of Icecast as noted. Basically just stock Icecast but adds a handful of...
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    Thanks. I will definitely have to play around...

    Thanks. I will definitely have to play around with LCDJ and keep an eye on it. :)

    Re: RadioDJ; The point is being missed entirely. While some may not like PAL scripting, I find it an invaluable...
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    Sorry for the delay in response. But to clarify I...

    Sorry for the delay in response. But to clarify I am essentially looking at PAL-like scripting abilities. Not inclusive or mandatory but simple 'nice-haves' features: Automation programming being...
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    Automation software with extensive scripting?

    Long story made short I have been actively searching lately for alternative automation systems to try out. As much as I love SAM, I am always willing to try something new. Catch though: Two must-have...
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    I would personally take a guess is it helps them...

    I would personally take a guess is it helps them fit their own schedule better. If the stations are worth their own salt they probably have a lot of their own programming at specific schedules with...
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