Search shoutcast web radio by keyword

echo "Keyword?";read keyword;query=""$keyword"";curl -s $query |awk -F '"' 'NR <= 4 {next}NR>15{exit}{sub(/,""$6)}{print i++" )"$2}'
Searches for web radio by submitted keyword and returns the station name and the link for listing . May be enhanced to read user's selection and submit it to mplayer.
Sample Output
0 )friskyRadio  feelin frisky? [Dance, Trance, House and Techno] - []
1 )Chillout Dreams - D I G I T A L L Y - I M P O R T E D - relax to the sounds of dream and ibiza style - []
2 )1.FM - The Chillout Lounge - []
4 )PsyChill - D I G I T A L L Y - I M P O R T E D - downtempo psychedelic dub grooves, goa ambient, and - []
5 )4CLUBBERS - []
6 )Chilltrax - The World's Chillout Channel - []
7 )Ambient - D I G I T A L L Y - I M P O R T E D - a blend of ambient, downtempo, and chillout - []
8 )ZenRadio.FM: Zen Radio (tm) - Relaxation Meditation Concentration Peace Yoga Relaxare Chillout Loung - []
9 )Mountain Chill - The Planet's Destination for Chill - []
10 )_-_ P S Y C H E D E L I K . C O M -_-   192KBITS   Ambient Psychedelic Chillout - -  - []

By: benyounes
2010-05-03 00:44:10

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What Others Think

Thanks for a nice command - just a couple of things: "read" doesn't seem to work this way. For me it hangs after the read command. Why not just declare the keyword with keyword="something";query="... Also you don't need the quotes round "$keyword" in the query declaration, since you've already got them round the whole phrase. This worked for me: keyword="Mali";query="$keyword";curl -s $query |awk -F '"' 'NR <= 4 {next}NR>15{exit}{sub(/,""$6)}{print i++" )"$2}'
johnraff · 423 weeks and 1 day ago
You are right for quotes , this was a typo error . But I still don't know why it hangs for you after theread.
benyounes · 423 weeks and 1 day ago
...ah, sorry, I hadn't twigged that it was prompting me to type in the keyword at that point! It works fine (after fixing the quotes). :)
johnraff · 423 weeks ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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