Category Archives: Music

Connecting the Wolfson Sound Card to the Raspberry Pi3

I’m quite a fan of the Wolfson (later Cirrus) sound cards for the Raspberry Pi – they offer great value for money compared to some of the competition. Most of the audio cards available for Pi’s offer a DAC only … Continue reading

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Streaming Subsonic in higher quality at lower bitrates on Vortexbox

My primary music library is in lossless FLAC format, which Subsonic, by default, transcodes to mp3 for streaming to PC’s and mobile devices. I’ve always used a two-step transcode for this as FFmpeg doesn’t always handle FLAC files as well as … Continue reading

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Identify HD music tracks (Quick ‘n’ dirty Bash script)

I’m building a library of HD music tracks and decided that it would be nice if it was in a separate folder from all my other music. Since I can’t remember what I have and where it’s located I’ve conjured … Continue reading

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