Play 89.3 @TheCurrent and get system notifications on song changes.

mplayer http://minnesota.publicradio.org/tools/play/streams/the_current.pls < /dev/null | grep --line-buffered "StreamTitle='.*S" -o | grep --line-buffered "'.*'" -o > mus & tail -n0 -f mus | while read line; do notify-send "Music Change" "$line";done
Plays the mp3 stream of The Current as a background job. When you are done run: fg %1 then to exit Quite possible with Growl for mac I'd guess, although have not tried. Libnotify needed for notification, stream will still work otherwise

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2010-05-09 17:51:40

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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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