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Just annotations of little "how to's", so I know I can find how to do something I've already done when I need to do it again, in case I don't remember anymore, which is not unlikely. Hopefully they can be useful to others, but I can't guarantee that it will work, or that it won't even make things worse.

Random song constrained by keyword on MPC

Posted 08-12-2010 at 12:17 AM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 08-12-2010 at 12:21 AM by the dsc
Tags mpc, music

Save it as a script, perhaps even as an alias:

mpc play `shuf -e $(mpc playlist -f "[(%position%) %artist% %title% %file%]" |egrep $1 | grep -Eo "\(.*\)"| sed 's:).*::g' | sed 's:(::g') -n 1`
Then type at some terminal:

mpcr[andom] <artist/keyword>

(or however you chose to name/alias it)

And mpc will play a random song from the pool resulting from the keyword filter.

I guess the whole...
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