Originally Posted by introuble
Can anyone name an ncurses based mp3 player? [or anything similar? basically a console application that will allow you to use the arrow buttons to move through a list of files to play, so that you don't have to specify the files to play on the command line etc.]
Maybe I'm too late, but I suggest ncmpc - ncurses based front-end for mpd -- music player daemon
MPD running in background as a daemon, so it can be controlled by many front-ends, and continue playing even if you switch off X session.