Play all the music in a folder, on shuffle

while [[ 1 ]]; do n=( */* ); s=${n[$(($RANDOM%${#n[@]}))]}; echo -e " - $s"; mpg123 -q "$s"; done
Play files in shuffle mode with bash and mpg123. Why bother using big-as-hell stuff like mplayer? This will play all your music files contained in */* (in my case author/song.format) with bash and mplayer showing a nice output.
Sample Output
 - Judas Priest/Judas Priest-Hell Patrol.mp3
 - Octavia Sperati/Octavia Sperati-...And\ Then The World Froze.mp3
 - Factory of Dreams/Factory of Dreams-Vacation in Venus.mp3
 - Indica/Indica-Ulkona.mp3
 - Foo Fighters/Foo Fighters-Next Year.mp3

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By: XayOn
2013-01-18 09:20:58

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