Commands tagged music (32)

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    for file in *.flac; do flac -cd "$file" | lame -q 0 --vbr-new -V 0 - "${file%.flac}.mp3"; done
    irae · 2010-04-11 05:35:06 2
  • This is a very simple and lightweight way to play DI.FM stations For a more complete version of the command with proper strings in the menu, try: (couldnt fit in the command field above) zenity --list --width 500 --height 500 --title 'DI.FM' --text 'Pick a Radio' --column 'radio' --column 'url' --print-column 2 $(curl -s | awk -F '"' '/href="http:.*\.pls.*96k/ {print $2}' | sort | awk -F '/|\.' '{print $(NF-1) " " $0}') | xargs mplayer This command line parses the html returned from and display all radio stations in a nice graphical menu. After the radio is chosen, the url is passed to mplayer so the music can start dependencies: - x11 with gtk environment - zenity: simple app for displaying gtk menus (sudo apt-get install zenity on ubuntu) - mplayer: simple audio player (sudo apt-get install mplayer on ubuntu) Show Sample Output

    zenity --list --width 500 --height 500 --column 'radio' --column 'url' --print-column 2 $(curl -s | awk -F '"' '/href="http:.*\.pls.*96k/ {print $2}' | sort | awk -F '/|\.' '{print $(NF-1) " " $0}') | xargs mplayer
    polaco · 2010-04-28 23:45:35 1
  • This command asks for the station name and then connects to somafm, Great for those who have linux home entertainment boxes and ssh enabled on them, just for the CLI fiends out there ( I know I'm one of them ;) Also, don't forget to add this as alias(ie alias somafm="read -p 'Which Station? "; mplayer --reallyquite -vo none -ao sdl

    read -p "Which station? "; mplayer --reallyquiet -vo none -ao sdl${REPLY}.pls
    denzuko · 2009-05-04 00:26:19 8

  • 5
    for f in *;do flac -cd $f |lame -b 192 - $f.mp3;done
    nickleus · 2010-10-19 07:55:11 0
  • Just give it an artist and/or song at the end of the command as shown. Show Sample Output

    python2 -c 'import urllib2 as u, sys as s, json as j, subprocess as p;["mplayer", u.urlopen(j.loads(u.urlopen("" % "+".join(s.argv[1:])).read())["songs"][0]["url"]).geturl().split("#")[0]])' lenny kravitz fly away
    nagev · 2013-09-21 02:25:51 0
  • This will download all files of the type specified after "-A" from a website. Here is a breakdown of the options: -r turns on recursion and downloads all links on page -l1 goes only one level of links into the page(this is really important when using -r) -H spans domains meaning it will download links to sites that don't have the same domain -nd means put all the downloads in the current directory instead of making all the directories in the path -A mp3 filters to only download links that are mp3s(this can be a comma separated list of different file formats to search for multiple types) -e robots=off just means to ignore the robots.txt file which stops programs like wget from crashing the site... sorry http://example/url lol..

    wget -r -l1 -H -nd -A mp3 -e robots=off http://example/url
    trizko · 2013-07-13 02:00:23 0
  • This normalizes volume in your mp3 library, but uses mp3gain's "album" mode. This applies a gain change to all files from each directory (which are presumed to be from the same album) - so their volume relative to one another is changed, while the average album volume is normalized. This is done because if one track from an album is quieter or louder than the others, it was probably meant to be that way.

    find . -type f -name '*.mp3' -execdir mp3gain -a '{}' +
    Mikelifeguard · 2010-03-21 22:23:44 0

  • 2
    cp "/var/lib/mpd/music/`mpc --format '%file%' | head -n1`" /some/where/else
    and3k · 2010-09-02 13:30:56 0
  • Never ending music, generated via a C snippet, piped to aplay. Taken from:

    echo 'main(t){for(;;t++)putchar(((t<<1)^((t<<1)+(t>>7)&t>>12))|t>>(4-(1^7&(t>>19)))|t>>7);}' | cc -x c - -o crowd && ./crowd | aplay
    mx4492 · 2012-08-22 10:15:27 1
  • This commands does just two things: fakes user agent (the one was taken from recent Android app) and sends the (possibly) listener ID (it can be any - I put "1" here because it works like a charm - after the name of stream ?1 as you can see). Look for the list of stations here: Or here: Best regards, sxiii :) Show Sample Output

    mplayer -user-agent "AudioAddict-di/ Android/5.1"
    sxiii · 2016-04-29 23:41:17 3
  • Add a [fluxbox] binding in your key file then this command provides a dmenu selector for the next track to play

    mpc play $(sed -n "s@^[ >]\([0-9]\+\)) $(mpc playlist|cut -d' ' -f3-|dmenu -i -p 'song name'||echo void)@\1@p" < <(mpc playlist))
    gibboris · 2009-10-30 16:22:10 1
  • Renames duplicates from MusicBrainz Picard, so you get the latest copy and not a bunch of duplicates. Show Sample Output

    for i in */*/*\(1\)*; do mv -f "$i" "${i/ (1)}"; done
    magenine · 2010-01-30 03:11:55 0
  • This command will place symbolic links to files listed in an m3u playlist into a specified folder. Useful for uploading playlists to Google Music. prefix = The full path prefix to file entries in your .m3u file, if the file paths are relative. For example, if you have "Music/folder/song.mp3" in your list.m3u, you might want to specify "/home/username" as your prefix. list.m3u = Path to the playlist target_folder = Path to the target folder in which you would like to create symlinks

    (IFS=$'\n'; ln -sf $(awk '((NR % 2) != 0 && NR > 1) {print "prefix" $0}' list.m3u) target_folder)
    lxe · 2011-09-25 16:45:28 2
  • * grep -i leaves only mp3 files (case insentitive) * sort -R randomizes list (may use GNU 'shuf' instead). * the sed command will add double quotes around each filename (needed if odd characters are present)

    ls | grep -i mp3 | sort -R | sed -e 's/.*/"&"/' | xargs mpg123
    retrodanny · 2012-03-10 20:51:36 2
  • First the find command finds all files in your current directory (.). This is piped to xargs to be able to run the next shell pipeline in parallel. The xargs -P argument specifies how many processes you want to run in parallel, you can set this higher than your core count as the duration reading is mainly IO bound. The -print0 and -0 arguments of find and xargs respectively are used to easily handle files with spaces or other special characters. A subshell is executed by xargs to have a shell pipeline for each file that is found by find. This pipeline extracts the duration and converts it to a format easily parsed by awk. ffmpeg reads the file and prints a lot of information about it, grep extracts the duration line. cut and sed cut out the time information, and tr converts the last . to a : to make it easier to split by awk. awk is a specialized programming language for use in shell scripts. Here we use it to split the time elements in 4 variables and add them up. Show Sample Output

    find . -print0 | xargs -0 -P 40 -n 1 sh -c 'ffmpeg -i "$1" 2>&1 | grep "Duration:" | cut -d " " -f 4 | sed "s/.$//" | tr "." ":"' - | awk -F ':' '{ sum1+=$1; sum2+=$2; sum3+=$3; sum4+=$4 } END { printf "%.0f:%.0f:%.0f.%.0f\n", sum1, sum2, sum3, sum4 }'
    pingiun · 2019-03-01 20:21:48 0

  • 0
    xmms2 mlib search added \> $(echo $(date +%s) - 604800|bc)
    unixmonkey6280 · 2009-09-20 04:00:37 0
  • The only zipped version of an album available for download is the lossy mp3 version. To download lossless files, because of their size, you must download them individually. This command scrapes the page for all the FLAC (or also SHN) files.

    wget -rc -A.flac --tries=5
    meunierd · 2010-01-20 07:36:25 0
  • Press > or < to go to the next or previous track. Space to toggle play/pause, etc. It creates a temp file descriptor. To see where the file descriptor gets created type: echo <(echo foo) This works better than running find first, then piping to mplayer with xargs or something, because that won't let you use keyboard shortcuts.

    mplayer -playlist <(find $PWD -type f)
    rkulla · 2010-04-17 00:20:08 3
  • useful signals are: pkill -SIGSTOP mpg321 #pause pkill -SIGCONT mpg321 #resume pkill -SIGHUP mpg321 #stop pkill -SIGKILL mpg321 #force exit TIP: use aliases or shortcuts to control mpg321 from the Desktop Manager

    pkill -{signal} mpg321
    neurignacio · 2011-11-23 12:11:02 0
  • This converts a mp3 file "infile" to a CBR 128 kbps high quality (according to Winamp) mp3 "128/outfile", joint-stereo, using LAME.

    lame -m j -V 4 -q 0 --lowpass 17 -b 128 --cbr "infile" "128/outfile"
    unixmonkey28771 · 2011-12-22 04:49:22 1
  • This lists the number of ogg/mp3/wav/flac files in each subdirectory of the current directory. The output can be sorted by piping it into "sort -n". Show Sample Output

    find . -type d -maxdepth 1 -print0 | xargs -0 -I{} sh -c 'find "{}" -type f | grep "ogg\|mp3\|wav\|flac$" | wc -l | tr -d "\n"; echo " {}"'
    dbrgn · 2013-12-22 13:40:29 0

  • 0
    for i in */; do echo $(find $i -type f -regextype posix-extended -regex ".*\.(mp3|ogg|wav|flac)" | wc -l) $i ; done
    mindfuckup · 2013-12-22 14:33:56 0
  • Then run with, play "franz ferdinand the fallen" If you're running mpv, use this function: play() { mpv --cache=4096 --cache-initial=256 <(youtube-dl -f 140 -o - ytsearch:"$1"); }

    play() { mplayer -cache 4096 -cache-min 5 <(youtube-dl -f 140 -o - ytsearch:"$1"); }
    ryanmjacobs · 2014-12-23 03:31:57 0
  • depends on unp but does not need to but unp is the easiest way to unpack any archive. it's in Debian repo's. !note: it deletes flac zip when done, if successful. Show Sample Output

    magunp() {for i in ./* ;do AlbumPath="$(dirname "$(unzip -l -qq "$i" |tail -n 1 |cut -c 31-)")" && unp "$i" && mv ./cover.jpg "$AlbumPath/" && mv ./artwork.pdf "$AlbumPath/" && ls "$AlbumPath/" ; rm "$i";done ;}
    astr · 2014-12-25 15:04:56 0
  • "$PWD" (in quotes) accounts for spaces and other characters normally escaped in file or folder names

    mplayer -fs -playlist <(find "$PWD" -type f)
    unixmonkey86478 · 2015-01-11 03:03:27 0
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