Category: Audio

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Parsing Wave Files in Python

It sounds like a simple task – grab some WAVE audio files and parse them so we can read the metadata and samples in Python. I mean, the WAVE (really, RIFF with WAVE) format...

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Radio Station Mobile Apps – My Experience

It’s funny, I speak to developers and occasionally (jokingly!) get brushed off as an unknowing infrastructure support type. That’s despite writing code for over 20 years, a Computer Science degree that imprinted the “Gang...

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Reading Cart Chunk with PowerShell

Look at the audio files in any professional radio playout system. They’ll likely be linear WAVE files with the associated metadata stored in the cart chunk format. With this information it’s usually enough to...

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Pretty LEDs

Looks at photos modern radio studios in the UK and you’ll see two things. Firstly, there’s all those TV screens hung on walls to deliver dynamic branding. They may look the part but the...

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What’s the story on webRTC?

Ask some people, and they’ll claim webRTC isn’t making great inroads. In fact, a podcast I heard recently triggered me to actually write this article. After all, it’s a technology that’s helping change a...

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Low Power DAB Multiplex

In case you’ve not noticed, we recently saw the first trial low power DAB multiplex launch in Brighton. It’s part of a nine month technical trial covering three possible technical options. The first of...

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Getting the Right Sound

You’ve just gone out and bought a shiny new audio processor for your radio station. It may have every feature under the sun, but you’ll still need the same techniques and knowledge used on...