Icecast/SHOUTcast MP3 streaming client
This component uses HTTP to stream MP3 audio from a SHOUTcast/Icecast server.
IcecastClient fetches the combined audio and metadata stream from the HTTP server hosting the stream. IcecastDemux separates the audio data from the metadata in stream and IcecastStreamWriter writes the audio data to disk (discarding metadata).
Receive an Icecast/SHOUTcast stream, demultiplex it, and write it to a file:
pipeline( IcecastClient("http://188.8.131.52:80/stream/1049"), IcecastDemux(), IcecastStreamWriter("stream.mp3"), ).run()
The SHOUTcast/Icecast protocol is virtually identical to HTTP. As such, IcecastClient subclasses SingleShotHTTPClient modifying the request slightly to ask for stream metadata(e.g. track name) to be included (by adding the icy-metadata header). It is otherwise identical to its parent class.
IcecastClient(starturl) -> Icecast/SHOUTcast MP3 streaming component
Arguments: - starturl -- the URL of the stream
Methods defined here
Overrides the standard HTTP request with an Icecast/SHOUTcast variant which includes the icy-metadata header required to get metadata with the stream
Splits a raw Icecast stream into A/V data and metadata
Methods defined here
Convert metadata that was embedded in the stream into a dictionary.
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