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SomaFM extension for Mopidy

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Mopidy extension for playing music from SomaFM.



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This can be installed by running:

sudo apt-get install mopidy-somafm


Install by running:

pip install Mopidy-SomaFM


The extension requires that the Mopidy-Stream extension is enabled. It is bundled with Mopidy and enabled by default, so it will be available unless you’ve explicitly disabled it.

You may change preferred quality and encoding in your Mopidy configuration file:

encoding = aac
quality = highest
  • encoding must be either aac, mp3 or aacp
  • quality must be one of highest, fast, slow, firewall

If the preferred quality is not available for a channel, the extension will fallback to fast. And afterwards if the preferred encoding is not available for that quality, it will fallback to using mp3. It seems that all channels support the combination fast + mp3

You can also choose to use the channel DJ as the reported track artist (default behavior):

dj_as_artist = true


v1.1.0 (2017-10-14)

  • #24: Graceful fallback
  • #28: Various fix (DJ as artist, station ordering)

v1.0.1 (2016-01-19)

  • Use httpclient helper from Mopidy >= 1.1

v0.8.0 (2015-11-09)

  • #20: Replace HTTP with HTTPS for channels.xml

v0.7.1 (2015-01-04)

  • #11: Add Low Bitrate encoding (aacp)

v0.7.0 (2014-07-29)

  • #10: Remove playlists provider

v0.6.0 (2014-03-15)

  • Directly show PLS in browser
  • Add precision about ‘quality’ and ‘encoding’ couple

v0.5.1 (2014-03-09)

  • Fix doc typo

v0.5.0 (2014-03-03)

  • #5: Select prefered quality and format from config
  • Add tests and Travis-CI support

v0.4.0 (2014-02-16)

  • Add browse support for LibraryController

v0.3.1 (2014-01-30)

  • #3: Correct wrong subclassing

v0.3.0 (2014-01-29)

  • Require Mopidy >= 0.18
  • Add proxy support for downloading SomaFM content
  • #1: handle ‘requests’ exceptions
  • Use builtin Mopidy’s .pls support
  • Internal code cleanup

v0.2.0 (2013-09-22)

  • PLS files are downloaded to local temp directory
  • Implement library::lookup to allow adding tracks from playlist uri

v0.1.1 (2013-09-14)

  • Update Licence information

v0.1.0 (2013-09-13)

  • Initial release
  • Create SomaFM extension for Mopidy

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