Search shoutcast web radio by keyword

echo "Keyword?";read keyword;query="http://www.shoutcast.com/sbin/newxml.phtml?search="$keyword"";curl -s $query |awk -F '"' 'NR <= 4 {next}NR>15{exit}{sub(/SHOUTcast.com/,"http://yp.shoutcast.com/sbin/tunein-station.pls?id="$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] - [http://yp.shoutcast.com/sbin/tunein-station.pls?id=1745]
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 - [http://yp.shoutcast.com/sbin/tunein-station.pls?id=7307]
2 )1.FM - The Chillout Lounge - [http://yp.shoutcast.com/sbin/tunein-station.pls?id=5513]
3 )#MUSIK.LOUNGE - WWW.RAUTEMUSIK.FM - 24H CHILLOUT AMBIENT SMOOTH JAZZ DOWNTEMPO LATIN SOUL AND MORE! - [http://yp.shoutcast.com/sbin/tunein-station.pls?id=2477]
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 - [http://yp.shoutcast.com/sbin/tunein-station.pls?id=9621]
5 )4CLUBBERS - [http://yp.shoutcast.com/sbin/tunein-station.pls?id=94142]
6 )Chilltrax - The World's Chillout Channel - [http://yp.shoutcast.com/sbin/tunein-station.pls?id=8734]
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 - [http://yp.shoutcast.com/sbin/tunein-station.pls?id=46573]
8 )ZenRadio.FM: Zen Radio (tm) - Relaxation Meditation Concentration Peace Yoga Relaxare Chillout Loung - [http://yp.shoutcast.com/sbin/tunein-station.pls?id=2979]
9 )Mountain Chill - The Planet's Destination for Chill - [http://yp.shoutcast.com/sbin/tunein-station.pls?id=4324]
10 )_-_ P S Y C H E D E L I K . C O M -_-   192KBITS   Ambient Psychedelic Chillout - Psychedelik.com -  - [http://yp.shoutcast.com/sbin/tunein-station.pls?id=2835]

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

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 "$keyword" in the query declaration, since you've already got them round the whole phrase. This worked for me: keyword="Mali";query="http://www.shoutcast.com/sbin/newxml.phtml?search=$keyword";curl -s $query |awk -F '"' 'NR <= 4 {next}NR>15{exit}{sub(/SHOUTcast.com/,"http://yp.shoutcast.com/sbin/tunein-station.pls?id="$6)}{print i++" )"$2}'
johnraff · 439 weeks and 6 days 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 · 439 weeks and 5 days 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 · 439 weeks and 5 days 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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