Hobbies

Post around my hobbies that range from music and gaming to photography.

The End of Internet Radio Stations?

ClouwdNine For those of you that don’t know together with some other heads I run things for clouwdnine.com. Our website was recently attacked, presumably because of the availability of Low Orbit Ion Cannon or similar simple tools for ddos-attacks. While the attack in itself is not that much of an issue, and can be mitigated, the […]

Use metadata from input.harbor to populate now-playing in output.icecast

Since we moved servers for clouwdnine.com, I had some troubles with getting the “Now Playing” text right. Before, this was always populated with the Description or Name our DJs would enter in BUTT. This allowed us to inform visitors of the website to see who was playing, which we liked… Sadly, I couldn’t find how to fix […]

Raspberry Pi as chew.tv Streaming Camera

Raspberry Pi as chew.tv Streaming Camera

After having moved recently I started to think about having a proper camera setup for my attic studio. I’ve been using a action cam that doubles as webcam, but image quality cannot be altered at all, leading to some issues with white balance mainly. I still have a spare raspberry pi somewhere, that I will […]

Streaming Webcam to Tunemelt with Logo Overlay

Streaming Webcam to Tunemelt with Logo Overlay

I still need to test it properly, but I think it is very much possible to use ffmpeg to stream to tunemelt (a video CDN) directly. We can stream ffmpegs DirectShow input to the Tunemelt RTMP. Update: Apparently even though Tunemelt accepts the stream, it is not properly linked to the Stream Name. I suspect the problem lays in the unconventional […]

CLWD009

CLWD009

Together with some guys from /r/realdubstep we started a new radio station. It’s a very community driven radio station, but with DJs pushing the sound nonetheless. Anyways, I did my best to face all the technical challenges that go around in creating a radio station and website for this, and in the coming weeks we […]