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Mopidy extension for playing music from SoundCloud

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Mopidy extension for playing music from SoundCloud.

Maintainer wanted

Mopidy-SoundCloud is currently kept on life support by the Mopidy core developers. It is in need of a more dedicated maintainer.

If you want to be the maintainer of Mopidy-SoundCloud, please:

  1. Make 2-3 good pull requests improving any part of the project.
  2. Read and get familiar with all of the project’s open issues.
  3. Send a pull request removing this section and adding yourself as the “Current maintainer” in the “Credits” section below. In the pull request description, please refer to the previous pull requests and state that you’ve familiarized yourself with the open issues.

As a maintainer, you’ll be given push access to the repo and the authority to make releases to PyPI when you see fit.


Debian/Ubuntu/Raspbian: Install the mopidy-soundcloud package from

sudo apt install mopidy-soundcloud

Arch Linux: Install the mopidy-soundcloud package from AUR:

yay -S mopidy-soundcloud

OS X: Install the mopidy-soundcloud package from the mopidy/mopidy Homebrew tap:

brew install mopidy-soundcloud

Else: Install the dependencies listed above yourself, and then install the package from PyPI:

python3 -m pip install Mopidy-SoundCloud

If you’re having trouble with audio playback from SoundCloud, make sure you have the “ugly” plugin set from GStreamer installed for MP3 support. The package is typically named gstreamer1.0-plugins-ugly or similar, depending on OS and distribution. The package isn’t a strict requirement for Mopidy’s core, so you may be missing it.


  1. You must register for a user account at

  2. You need a SoundCloud authentication token for Mopidy from

  3. Add the authentication token to the mopidy.conf config file:

    auth_token = 1-1111-1111111
    explore_songs = 25
  4. Use explore_songs to restrict the number of items returned.

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