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paul_constantine

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Location: Hamburg
Gender: Male


Posted: Jul 21, 2020 - 4:44am

I use Radiologic DJ as the backend audio system. The music flow is fantastic and all its options enable you to create and autocreate flows like on RP. The frontend is a Drupal website that has been extensively modified to create a page for ratings, comments, cover art and information with the start of each new song. It also enabled all the statics i.e. what bands get played most, playlists, most popular and so on. Got about 14,000 titels in rotation. The site uses an HTML5 player in an iFrame for consistent audio playback (even when you are navigating the page). The audio stream is icecast2 and set up so that you can only listen when you are logged into the site.

Before I used to listen to RP exclusively from 2004 to 2019, recently I listen to my station 80% and to RP 20% for inspiration.

It's my fun project. What I love most is the fact that the system allows me to revisit and rediscover my music and to be surprised with each new title. Of course for that to work all you titles need to be properly tagged and rated.

 KurtfromLaQuinta wrote:


 paul_constantine wrote:
Went to the gym to do some training, checked for freelance jobs (there were none) and went back to working on my pet project: an eclectic web radio station not unlike RP. Website is working like RP before the cache feature. Since royalties are too high in Europe, I'm the only listener when I'm not already listening to RP.
 
I do the same thing.
I now have almost 4000 songs, with almost 10 days of music on my iTunes.
It's really cool to listen to. 

Wow! I like that song! Wow! I like that song! Wow! I like that song! Wow! I like that song! Wow! I like that song! Wow! I like that song! Wow! I like that song! Wow! I like that song!

 


haresfur

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Location: The Golden Triangle
Gender: Male


Posted: Jul 20, 2020 - 8:16pm



 paul_constantine wrote:
Cool idea, have to check if such transmitters are legal to run over here.

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:


 paul_constantine wrote:
Went to the gym to do some training, checked for freelance jobs (there were none) and went back to working on my pet project: an eclectic web radio station not unlike RP. Website is working like RP before the cache feature. Since royalties are too high in Europe, I'm the only listener when I'm not already listening to RP.
 

Share it with the neighbors!

 


 
Go old-school and anchor a boat in international waters 

KurtfromLaQuinta

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Location: Really deep in the heart of South California
Gender: Male


Posted: Jul 20, 2020 - 7:33pm



 paul_constantine wrote:
Went to the gym to do some training, checked for freelance jobs (there were none) and went back to working on my pet project: an eclectic web radio station not unlike RP. Website is working like RP before the cache feature. Since royalties are too high in Europe, I'm the only listener when I'm not already listening to RP.
 
I do the same thing.
I now have almost 4000 songs, with almost 10 days of music on my iTunes.
It's really cool to listen to. 

Wow! I like that song! Wow! I like that song! Wow! I like that song! Wow! I like that song! Wow! I like that song! Wow! I like that song! Wow! I like that song! Wow! I like that song!

ScottFromWyoming

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Location: Powell
Gender: Male


Posted: Jul 20, 2020 - 8:35am



 paul_constantine wrote:
Cool idea, have to check if such transmitters are legal to run over here.

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:


 paul_constantine wrote:
Went to the gym to do some training, checked for freelance jobs (there were none) and went back to working on my pet project: an eclectic web radio station not unlike RP. Website is working like RP before the cache feature. Since royalties are too high in Europe, I'm the only listener when I'm not already listening to RP.
 

Share it with the neighbors!

 


 

LEGAL? probably not. 
paul_constantine

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Location: Hamburg
Gender: Male


Posted: Jul 20, 2020 - 8:14am

Cool idea, have to check if such transmitters are legal to run over here.

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:


 paul_constantine wrote:
Went to the gym to do some training, checked for freelance jobs (there were none) and went back to working on my pet project: an eclectic web radio station not unlike RP. Website is working like RP before the cache feature. Since royalties are too high in Europe, I'm the only listener when I'm not already listening to RP.
 

Share it with the neighbors!

 


ScottFromWyoming

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Location: Powell
Gender: Male


Posted: Jul 20, 2020 - 7:57am



 paul_constantine wrote:
Went to the gym to do some training, checked for freelance jobs (there were none) and went back to working on my pet project: an eclectic web radio station not unlike RP. Website is working like RP before the cache feature. Since royalties are too high in Europe, I'm the only listener when I'm not already listening to RP.
 

Share it with the neighbors!

paul_constantine

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Location: Hamburg
Gender: Male


Posted: Jul 20, 2020 - 6:59am

Went to the gym to do some training, checked for freelance jobs (there were none) and went back to working on my pet project: an eclectic web radio station not unlike RP. Website is working like RP before the cache feature. Since royalties are too high in Europe, I'm the only listener when I'm not already listening to RP.
Antigone

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Location: A house, in a Virginian Valley
Gender: Female


Posted: Jul 19, 2020 - 7:01am

Yesterday. Weeded the front bed in the blazing, hot sun. With help from a friend, or it wouldn't have happened!
 
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KurtfromLaQuinta

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Location: Really deep in the heart of South California
Gender: Male


Posted: Jul 15, 2020 - 4:46pm



 BlueHeronDruid wrote:


 

You are a heat-resistant muscly dude. What's not to love, Tater?
Well, the air works in the house. So I'm cheating there.
Though I still sweat profusely most times. Especially when your holding on with your toes.

 


BlueHeronDruid

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Location: planting flowers


Posted: Jul 14, 2020 - 11:59pm



 KurtfromLaQuinta wrote:


 Coaxial wrote:

You might want to delete those pictures though, seriously.
{#Good-vibes}
 

By the time anybody figures out what's going on, I'll be done. And then claim insanity.
I'm very small potatoes when it comes to being a contractor... It's me, myself and I.
 

You are a heat-resistant muscly dude. What's not to love, Tater?
KurtfromLaQuinta

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Location: Really deep in the heart of South California
Gender: Male


Posted: Jul 14, 2020 - 10:07pm



 Coaxial wrote:

You might want to delete those pictures though, seriously.
{#Good-vibes}
 

By the time anybody figures out what's going on, I'll be done. And then claim insanity.
I'm very small potatoes when it comes to being a contractor... It's me, myself and I.
KurtfromLaQuinta

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Location: Really deep in the heart of South California
Gender: Male


Posted: Jul 14, 2020 - 10:05pm



 Proclivities wrote:


 KurtfromLaQuinta wrote:

Yeah. I can never figure out why somebody would design something like this. And my new knees work really good.

No lights in the ceiling. There's funky wall sconces that will be replaced.
I don't care about the painting. 
 My job is to get rid of the funky "knock down" texture and make the walls smooth.
I bid that stairwell really high.

 
Do you have to dampen and scrape that horrible texture to get rid of it?  I've had to remove "popcorn" ceilings before and done it that way - it sucks, as you probably know.  What's holding that extension ladder in place - a ceiling joist, the side wall?

 

It's hard to dampen something when it's painted.
Nope it's all floating . I sometimes I can do it in two coats because I know the materials to use. You'd think after doing drywall finishing for almost 48 years... I'd figured it out by now. 
Yep. I've done so many acoustic removals I've lost count. They're my bread and butter jobs... with cottage cheese.
That ladder is resting against the wall. I attached a 2x4 across the window, so when I lowered it down to the next level, the ladder wouldn't rest on the window.
It looks like weird angle there... but it has a significant lean.
Proclivities

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Location: Paris of the Piedmont
Gender: Male


Posted: Jul 14, 2020 - 7:05am



 KurtfromLaQuinta wrote:

Yeah. I can never figure out why somebody would design something like this. And my new knees work really good.

No lights in the ceiling. There's funky wall sconces that will be replaced.
I don't care about the painting. 
 My job is to get rid of the funky "knock down" texture and make the walls smooth.
I bid that stairwell really high.

 
Do you have to dampen and scrape that horrible texture to get rid of it?  I've had to remove "popcorn" ceilings before and done it that way - it sucks, as you probably know.  What's holding that extension ladder in place - a ceiling joist, the side wall?

Coaxial

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Location: 543 miles west of Paradis,1491 miles eas
Gender: Male


Posted: Jul 14, 2020 - 5:30am

 KurtfromLaQuinta wrote:


 ScottFromWyoming wrote:


 

 What's OSHA got to say about that setup?
 
OSHA doesn't pay my bills... well, fund my car building project.  

 
You might want to delete those pictures though, seriously.{#Good-vibes}
KurtfromLaQuinta

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Location: Really deep in the heart of South California
Gender: Male


Posted: Jul 14, 2020 - 5:14am



 kurtster wrote:

What looks good on paper may not be fun to build.  You had your crazy legs on walking on that plank ?

My other favorite thought for things like this is "who changes the lightbulbs up there and how much will that cost ?"

Then there is the issue of painting a space like that ... and the reaction ... "It's going to cost how much ?!?!?"

The wife said about $4500 to $5000 to paint that space (just the 3 visible walls, add more for the ceiling) and more than that if there was carpet and other things to tape off and protect.
 
Yeah. I can never figure out why somebody would design something like this. And my new knees work really good.
No lights in the ceiling. There's funky wall sconces that will be replaced.
I don't care about the painting.   My job is to get rid of the funky "knock down" texture and make the walls smooth.
I bid that stairwell really high.

KurtfromLaQuinta

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Location: Really deep in the heart of South California
Gender: Male


Posted: Jul 14, 2020 - 5:06am



 ScottFromWyoming wrote:


 

 What's OSHA got to say about that setup?
 
OSHA doesn't pay my bills... well, fund my car building project.  


Coaxial

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Location: 543 miles west of Paradis,1491 miles eas
Gender: Male


Posted: Jul 14, 2020 - 4:21am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:


 KurtfromLaQuinta wrote:
I got really high...
The ladder on the left is 10' tall.
I had to reach another 7'8" to reach the peak.
Stupidly tall stairwell.
 

 What's OSHA got to say about that setup?
 
{#Snooty}
kurtster

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Location: drifting
Gender: Male


Posted: Jul 14, 2020 - 1:26am

 KurtfromLaQuinta wrote:
I got really high...

The ladder on the left is 10' tall.
I had to reach another 7'8" to reach the peak.
Stupidly tall stairwell.
 
What looks good on paper may not be fun to build.  You had your crazy legs on walking on that plank ?

My other favorite thought for things like this is "who changes the lightbulbs up there and how much will that cost ?"

Then there is the issue of painting a space like that ... and the reaction ... "It's going to cost how much ?!?!?"

The wife said about $4500 to $5000 to paint that space (just the 3 visible walls, add more for the ceiling) and more than that if there was carpet and other things to tape off and protect.
ScottFromWyoming

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Location: Powell
Gender: Male


Posted: Jul 13, 2020 - 9:14pm



 KurtfromLaQuinta wrote:
I got really high...


The ladder on the left is 10' tall.
I had to reach another 7'8" to reach the peak.
Stupidly tall stairwell.
 

 What's OSHA got to say about that setup?
KurtfromLaQuinta

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Location: Really deep in the heart of South California
Gender: Male


Posted: Jul 13, 2020 - 5:17pm

I got really high...


The ladder on the left is 10' tall.
I had to reach another 7'8" to reach the peak.
Stupidly tall stairwell.
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