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bseib

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Location: 40 21' N 86 53' 40
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Posted: Apr 13, 2020 - 6:36am

I love that I can add Radio Paradise as a "Music Source" on Sonos now. I can now skip the (very few) songs when I want to. Nice work! I increased my monthly contribution. Thank you. {#Good-vibes}

I would like to add a comment about something I miss now — I feel disconnected from the live stream. I visit the RP website frequently (multiple times a day) based on what I'm hearing in the moment. But because I pause overnight, now my playlist falls behind the live list by several hours, then more hours behind after more pauses, etc. It is harder for me to connect with the information and comments on the song I'm hearing.

When I resume play in the morning, I would not mind if the next song (or within the next few songs, or next hour) if my playlist picked up where the current "live" playlist currently is. Then I would stay better connected with the RP info/community, plus I'd have a skip feature. I don't think a casual listener would notice that the playlist "jumped" ahead to the front of the queue.

I took a quick look at the Sonos API (I'm a software guy) — it seems this could be possible by receiving a new 'catalog' value when a user's data gets refreshed. I could be wrong — I didn't dig very deep, but I'm sure your software folk would know: https://developer.sonos.com/build/content-service-get-started/synchronize-your-service/

BillG

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Location: Left Coast
Gender: Male


Posted: Apr 11, 2020 - 3:57pm



 Popes wrote:
Hi Bill,

We’ve been listening to RP on Sonos through Tunein for a while now, including the various streams options.  I thought I heard you mention today that the â€œskip forward” option will be available, but I don’t see that the button has been activated in my controller.  is there a trick to getting it activated?

Thanks so much for everything!

Jon 

 

Settings -> Services -> Add a Service  

Then find us on the list.

If you have a Sonos One, make sure to click the 'add' link underneath 'music & content'.


Popes

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Location: Portland, OR


Posted: Apr 11, 2020 - 12:14pm

Hi Bill,

We’ve been listening to RP on Sonos through Tunein for a while now, including the various streams options.  I thought I heard you mention today that the â€œskip forward” option will be available, but I don’t see that the button has been activated in my controller.  is there a trick to getting it activated?

Thanks so much for everything!

Jon 

 Hawklord wrote:
just wanted to say great work on adding the preview service to Sonos.
been listening this afternoon in the UK and it has been perfect.
Hope everyone is keeping safe, this has been a nice surprise to keep me entertained during the lockdown.
 


MikeInNJ

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Location: Fort Collins, CO


Posted: Apr 11, 2020 - 12:09pm

Bill just mentioned that Radio Paradise is now available as a Music Service in Sonos, but I'm not seeing it. The previous post in this thread mentioned something about a "preview" service. Is it generally available yet?

EDIT: Found it under Sonos Labs
Hawklord

Location: Cumbria Uk
Gender: Male


Posted: Apr 2, 2020 - 8:59am

just wanted to say great work on adding the preview service to Sonos.
been listening this afternoon in the UK and it has been perfect.
Hope everyone is keeping safe, this has been a nice surprise to keep me entertained during the lockdown.
BillG

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Location: Left Coast
Gender: Male


Posted: Feb 25, 2020 - 6:32am



 gfischer99 wrote:
Hi - I am having all RP streams and all bit rates on Sonos not playing for last two days. getting "the song is not encoded correctly." error message on AAC and MP3. 

 jarro wrote:

For the Alexa route,  my understanding is Tune In  uses the 320kbps streams.   But you can't  change the bitrate.
You can invoke the new mixes like so.

"Alexa play Radio Paradise Mellow Mix  on Tune In"
"Alexa play Radio Paradise Rock Mix on Tune In"
"Alexa play Radio Paradise World Mix on Tune In"

Can leave off "on Tune In"  if you don't have the rp skill installed.

You can add custom streams to tune in but that doesn't seem to support flac for now.


 alsorkin wrote:
OK.....now how do I specify which RP  mix is playing on Sonos/Tunein? Also specifying use of FLAC streaming quality.

 jarro wrote:
Sonos and Alexa aren't really that tightly coupled.
If you add RP via Alexa it will show up as a skill in the Alexa app.


And there are some issues with the RP skill on Sonos.   The best way to use audio commands for now is to use Tune In
"Alexa play radio paradise using tune in"

and If you disable the Radio Paradise skill.
"Alexa play Radio Paradise"  
should have it start on tune in.


 alsorkin wrote:
I am unable to see RP added to my Sonos even though Alexa said it was added. Help?
 


 


 


 


 

Sorry about the outage. Our master stream server went wonky while I was asleep. All better now.
gfischer99

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Location: Mannheim, Ontario, Canada
Gender: Male


Posted: Feb 25, 2020 - 6:03am

Hi - I am having all RP streams and all bit rates on Sonos not playing for last two days. getting "the song is not encoded correctly." error message on AAC and MP3. 

 jarro wrote:

For the Alexa route,  my understanding is Tune In  uses the 320kbps streams.   But you can't  change the bitrate.
You can invoke the new mixes like so.

"Alexa play Radio Paradise Mellow Mix  on Tune In"
"Alexa play Radio Paradise Rock Mix on Tune In"
"Alexa play Radio Paradise World Mix on Tune In"

Can leave off "on Tune In"  if you don't have the rp skill installed.

You can add custom streams to tune in but that doesn't seem to support flac for now.


 alsorkin wrote:
OK.....now how do I specify which RP  mix is playing on Sonos/Tunein? Also specifying use of FLAC streaming quality.

 jarro wrote:
Sonos and Alexa aren't really that tightly coupled.
If you add RP via Alexa it will show up as a skill in the Alexa app.


And there are some issues with the RP skill on Sonos.   The best way to use audio commands for now is to use Tune In
"Alexa play radio paradise using tune in"

and If you disable the Radio Paradise skill.
"Alexa play Radio Paradise"  
should have it start on tune in.


 alsorkin wrote:
I am unable to see RP added to my Sonos even though Alexa said it was added. Help?
 


 


 


 


jarro

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Location: #guads
Gender: Male


Posted: Feb 21, 2020 - 1:29pm


For the Alexa route,  my understanding is Tune In  uses the 320kbps streams.   But you can't  change the bitrate.
You can invoke the new mixes like so.

"Alexa play Radio Paradise Mellow Mix  on Tune In"
"Alexa play Radio Paradise Rock Mix on Tune In"
"Alexa play Radio Paradise World Mix on Tune In"

Can leave off "on Tune In"  if you don't have the rp skill installed.

You can add custom streams to tune in but that doesn't seem to support flac for now.


 alsorkin wrote:
OK.....now how do I specify which RP  mix is playing on Sonos/Tunein? Also specifying use of FLAC streaming quality.

 jarro wrote:
Sonos and Alexa aren't really that tightly coupled.
If you add RP via Alexa it will show up as a skill in the Alexa app.


And there are some issues with the RP skill on Sonos.   The best way to use audio commands for now is to use Tune In
"Alexa play radio paradise using tune in"

and If you disable the Radio Paradise skill.
"Alexa play Radio Paradise"  
should have it start on tune in.


 alsorkin wrote:
I am unable to see RP added to my Sonos even though Alexa said it was added. Help?
 


 


 


alsorkin



Posted: Feb 20, 2020 - 2:18pm

OK.....now how do I specify which RP  mix is playing on Sonos/Tunein? Also specifying use of FLAC streaming quality.

 jarro wrote:
Sonos and Alexa aren't really that tightly coupled.
If you add RP via Alexa it will show up as a skill in the Alexa app.


And there are some issues with the RP skill on Sonos.   The best way to use audio commands for now is to use Tune In
"Alexa play radio paradise using tune in"

and If you disable the Radio Paradise skill.
"Alexa play Radio Paradise"  
should have it start on tune in.


 alsorkin wrote:
I am unable to see RP added to my Sonos even though Alexa said it was added. Help?
 


 


jarro

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Location: #guads
Gender: Male


Posted: Feb 20, 2020 - 1:26pm

Sonos and Alexa aren't really that tightly coupled.
If you add RP via Alexa it will show up as a skill in the Alexa app.


And there are some issues with the RP skill on Sonos.   The best way to use audio commands for now is to use Tune In
"Alexa play radio paradise using tune in"

and If you disable the Radio Paradise skill.
"Alexa play Radio Paradise"  
should have it start on tune in.


 alsorkin wrote:
I am unable to see RP added to my Sonos even though Alexa said it was added. Help?
 


alsorkin



Posted: Feb 20, 2020 - 1:08pm

I am unable to see RP added to my Sonos even though Alexa said it was added. Help?
david_c_high

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Posted: Feb 6, 2020 - 6:13pm

Greetings Bill. I trust all is well. My Sonos has decided that RP is not going to work today. I can stream RP directly on my cell phones and computers, but dear old Sonos is a no go. Did the standard resets, reloads, etc. And I talked to the uncle of one of the Sonos engineers about them, who is a friend of mine.  The uncle is a true believer now in RP, btw. Now I am trying to get him to pry his wallet open. He said they are an engineering company and not a software company. BAH, I say. And he said that they are an awesome data collection firm. All other music  apps are working of course. I persist in nagging. Hope it is a simple reset or just go into no RP withdrawals for a few hours and try again. :-) 
dburgher

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Posted: May 14, 2019 - 7:31pm



 blackridge wrote:


 Thebiglebowski wrote:


 BillG wrote:


 dburgher wrote:
RP on Sonos is not working. Have had RP as a Sonos favorite for 2 years. Worked fine until this morning. Tried deleting the station and re-adding it. This appears to be an RP streaming issue, as all other stations play fine through same Sonos system. 

Working fine now. Thanks for all you do. 


 

Sorry about that. Server glitch while I was away for a few hours.

Should be OK now.
 
Still not working here via Sonos or Roon. 

 

Same on my end - hasn't been working all day.
 


BillG

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Location: Left Coast
Gender: Male


Posted: May 14, 2019 - 6:46pm



 cancongal wrote:
I am running Windows 10 and also have a galaxy S7.  RP played just fine on Sonos until this morning.Uninstalled and re-installed RP app and Sonos app
 on both phone and laptop. Reconfigured all the speakers. Turns out all my other stations play fine, just not RP.Tried deleting the station
and adding it again by typing in the streaming url....no luck. It looks like it's playing but no song info comes up and no sound.
 

Damn. Sorry. Took the wrong day off, it looks like.

Fixed now (again)
cancongal

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Location: Alberta, Canada
Gender: Female


Posted: May 14, 2019 - 6:38pm

I am running Windows 10 and also have a galaxy S7.  RP played just fine on Sonos until this morning.Uninstalled and re-installed RP app and Sonos app
 on both phone and laptop. Reconfigured all the speakers. Turns out all my other stations play fine, just not RP.Tried deleting the station
and adding it again by typing in the streaming url....no luck. It looks like it's playing but no song info comes up and no sound.
blackridge

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Location: Boulder, CO


Posted: May 14, 2019 - 5:33pm



 Thebiglebowski wrote:


 BillG wrote:


 dburgher wrote:
RP on Sonos is not working. Have had RP as a Sonos favorite for 2 years. Worked fine until this morning. Tried deleting the station and re-adding it. This appears to be an RP streaming issue, as all other stations play fine through same Sonos system. 
 

Sorry about that. Server glitch while I was away for a few hours.

Should be OK now.
 
Still not working here via Sonos or Roon. 

 

Same on my end - hasn't been working all day.
Randy

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Location: Fresno
Gender: Male


Posted: May 14, 2019 - 2:37pm



 Thebiglebowski wrote:


 BillG wrote:
Still no streams in Fresno.  

 dburgher wrote:
RP on Sonos is not working. Have had RP as a Sonos favorite for 2 years. Worked fine until this morning. Tried deleting the station and re-adding it. This appears to be an RP streaming issue, as all other stations play fine through same Sonos system. 
 

Sorry about that. Server glitch while I was away for a few hours.

Should be OK now.
 
Still not working here via Sonos or Roon. 

 


Thebiglebowski

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Location: Earth


Posted: May 14, 2019 - 2:26pm



 BillG wrote:


 dburgher wrote:
RP on Sonos is not working. Have had RP as a Sonos favorite for 2 years. Worked fine until this morning. Tried deleting the station and re-adding it. This appears to be an RP streaming issue, as all other stations play fine through same Sonos system. 
 

Sorry about that. Server glitch while I was away for a few hours.

Should be OK now.
 
Still not working here via Sonos or Roon. 

RC_in_TO

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Posted: May 14, 2019 - 1:12pm

I too have issues with SONOS. It's a clunky system for sure. It easily decides to you reset things before it will respond. But at least it dosen't drop much.
What DOES drop a lot is the FLAC selection when playing through my PC. I'm direct wired to a pretty fast and stable internet connection, FLAC should not be a problem but constantly it is.
Lower bit-rates all seem to work fine. But man, I love that FLAC!  I sure wish I could listen to it.
  Any suggestions?

 BillG wrote:


 dburgher wrote:
RP on Sonos is not working. Have had RP as a Sonos favorite for 2 years. Worked fine until this morning. Tried deleting the station and re-adding it. This appears to be an RP streaming issue, as all other stations play fine through same Sonos system. 
 

Sorry about that. Server glitch while I was away for a few hours.

Should be OK now.
 


BillG

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Location: Left Coast
Gender: Male


Posted: May 14, 2019 - 1:02pm



 dburgher wrote:
RP on Sonos is not working. Have had RP as a Sonos favorite for 2 years. Worked fine until this morning. Tried deleting the station and re-adding it. This appears to be an RP streaming issue, as all other stations play fine through same Sonos system. 
 

Sorry about that. Server glitch while I was away for a few hours.

Should be OK now.
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