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Offline Bob in St. Louis

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Re: Weird "chill-out" music
« Reply #15 on: March 31, 2018, 06:31:20 PM »
Wow, that's definitely not "weird", but it's very awesome. That's amazing! Love it!   :thumb:
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Re: Weird "chill-out" music
« Reply #16 on: April 01, 2018, 08:40:35 PM »
ok bob, here's what you need to do.  find a used grace gdi-irdt200 internet tuner.  (nla new.)  output its digital output into a nice dac.  connect the dac to your main rig.  you will find a plethora of different selections, chill/electronica included.  and, w/a nice dac, even relatively low bit-rate 128khz feeds sound really nice - nice enough for serious listening, not just background.

happy listening!   :D

some stations:
L'Eko de Garrigues - 1000k (usually some sort of electronica)
http://91.121.159.124:8000/eko-des-garrigues-max.flac

L'Eko de Garrigues - 128k (same as above, lower bitrate; also identifies songs/artists)
http://91.121.159.124:8000/eko-des-garrigues-128k.mp3.m3u
http://91.121.159.124:8000/eko-des-garrigues-128k.mp3

World - hi online radio
http://mediaserv38.live-streams.nl:8027/stream

ambient - party vibe radio
http://94.130.238.52:8056/stream

fip - france, various (this may be one of the best stations ever.  just the most unbelievably eclectic mix you will ever hear anywhere.  classical, trance, dub step, old rock, new eclectic music, old jazz, metal, folk, new jazz, hip-hop, opera, bizarre and interesting covers & tributes, reggae, etc. they even play french music on occasion! they play literally everything.  and not just specific shows at specific times.  the randomness is non-stop.  i love this station.  and, it sounds really good, even at 128khz.)
http://direct.fipradio.fr/live/fip-midfi.mp3

fip - AUTOUR DU REGGAE (all fip's other streams are available at 192khz)
http://direct.fipradio.fr/live/fip-webradio6.mp3

fip - TOUT NOUVEAU, TOUT FIP
http://direct.fipradio.fr/live/fip-webradio5.mp3

fip - autour du monde
http://direct.fipradio.fr/live/fip-webradio4.mp3

fip - groove
http://direct.fipradio.fr/live/fip-webradio3.mp3

fip - jazz
http://direct.fipradio.fr/live/fip-webradio2.mp3

fip - rock
http://direct.fipradio.fr/live/fip-webradio1.mp3

naba-winamp (radio naba, riga, latvia; one of my two fave new music stations.)
http://nabamp0.latvijasradio.lv:8008/

radio student 320kbps (radio student, ljubjana slovenia; the other of my two fave new music stations.)
http://kruljo.radiostudent.si:8000/ehiq

classical (baroque) audiophile
http://8.38.78.173:8045/stream

linn - jazz
http://89.16.185.174:8000/stream

radio paradise (rock)
http://stream-dc1.radioparadise.com/aac-320

rock/blues - audiophile
http://8.38.78.173:8240/stream

zappa (zappa released >100 albums, so there's a lot of material out there...)
http://176.28.17.90:8000/zappa.aac

wpfw (my fave local station - mostly jazz; daytime left-wing news/talk - NOT "mainstream" news.)
http://www.wpfwfm.org:8000/wpfw_128

i have quite a bit more loaded into my grace that i haven't listed.  and, here's a link for hi-rez streams (growing all the time):
http://radiobit.50webs.com/

happy listening!

doug s.
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Re: Weird "chill-out" music
« Reply #17 on: April 02, 2018, 10:59:06 AM »
Wow, that's definitely not "weird", but it's very awesome. That's amazing! Love it!   :thumb:
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Re: Weird "chill-out" music
« Reply #18 on: April 02, 2018, 10:29:23 PM »
ok bob, here's what you need to do.  find a used grace gdi-irdt200 internet tuner.  (nla new.)  output its digital output into a nice dac.  connect the dac to your main rig.  you will find a plethora of different selections, chill/electronica included.  and, w/a nice dac, even relatively low bit-rate 128khz feeds sound really nice - nice enough for serious listening, not just background.

happy listening!   :D

some stations:
L'Eko de Garrigues - 1000k (usually some sort of electronica)
http://91.121.159.124:8000/eko-des-garrigues-max.flac

L'Eko de Garrigues - 128k (same as above, lower bitrate; also identifies songs/artists)
http://91.121.159.124:8000/eko-des-garrigues-128k.mp3.m3u
http://91.121.159.124:8000/eko-des-garrigues-128k.mp3

World - hi online radio
http://mediaserv38.live-streams.nl:8027/stream

ambient - party vibe radio
http://94.130.238.52:8056/stream

fip - france, various (this may be one of the best stations ever.  just the most unbelievably eclectic mix you will ever hear anywhere.  classical, trance, dub step, old rock, new eclectic music, old jazz, metal, folk, new jazz, hip-hop, opera, bizarre and interesting covers & tributes, reggae, etc. they even play french music on occasion! they play literally everything.  and not just specific shows at specific times.  the randomness is non-stop.  i love this station.  and, it sounds really good, even at 128khz.)
http://direct.fipradio.fr/live/fip-midfi.mp3

fip - AUTOUR DU REGGAE (all fip's other streams are available at 192khz)
http://direct.fipradio.fr/live/fip-webradio6.mp3

fip - TOUT NOUVEAU, TOUT FIP
http://direct.fipradio.fr/live/fip-webradio5.mp3

fip - autour du monde
http://direct.fipradio.fr/live/fip-webradio4.mp3

fip - groove
http://direct.fipradio.fr/live/fip-webradio3.mp3

fip - jazz
http://direct.fipradio.fr/live/fip-webradio2.mp3

fip - rock
http://direct.fipradio.fr/live/fip-webradio1.mp3

naba-winamp (radio naba, riga, latvia; one of my two fave new music stations.)
http://nabamp0.latvijasradio.lv:8008/

radio student 320kbps (radio student, ljubjana slovenia; the other of my two fave new music stations.)
http://kruljo.radiostudent.si:8000/ehiq

classical (baroque) audiophile
http://8.38.78.173:8045/stream

linn - jazz
http://89.16.185.174:8000/stream

radio paradise (rock)
http://stream-dc1.radioparadise.com/aac-320

rock/blues - audiophile
http://8.38.78.173:8240/stream

zappa (zappa released >100 albums, so there's a lot of material out there...)
http://176.28.17.90:8000/zappa.aac

wpfw (my fave local station - mostly jazz; daytime left-wing news/talk - NOT "mainstream" news.)
http://www.wpfwfm.org:8000/wpfw_128

i have quite a bit more loaded into my grace that i haven't listed.  and, here's a link for hi-rez streams (growing all the time):
http://radiobit.50webs.com/

happy listening!

doug s.

Hey Doug,
Thanks for taking the time to put that list together. My fav so far is fip France. What a great way to spend an evening exploring stations. I was on the Grace site and the 200 is discontinued and the 800 is out of stock. Prices are actually quite reasonable
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Re: Weird "chill-out" music
« Reply #19 on: April 02, 2018, 11:33:04 PM »
Hey Doug,
Thanks for taking the time to put that list together. My fav so far is fip France. What a great way to spend an evening exploring stations. I was on the Grace site and the 200 is discontinued and the 800 is out of stock. Prices are actually quite reasonable
Nick
fip france is fabulous.

grace has no new product i would consider buying.  (the 800 is also nla; it's exactly like the 200, but has some weird home connection option.) no digital outs on any of its existing internet tuner products.  the 200 & 800 show up used occasionally, and typically sell for prior retail, because there's simply not much out there w/digital outputs at a reasonable price.  sangean has one, (wft-3) but it's not offered in the usa, and it's wft-1 usa offering does not have digital outs.  the wft-3 is almost $400 if you want one from europe.  tho, it seems you might be able to buy one from amazon.de for ~$300, if you can figure out how.  the wft-1 offered in the usa does not have digital out.

i'm listening to fip france now - fantastique!   :thumb:

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Re: Weird "chill-out" music
« Reply #20 on: April 03, 2018, 04:27:15 AM »
Nick, I have the ability to do internet radio via the control software for my Bluesound Node.  I would think that ability is built into your Auralic streamer as well.

What would the Grace unit offer you that you cannot already do?
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Re: Weird "chill-out" music
« Reply #21 on: April 03, 2018, 07:00:24 AM »
Wow Doug, that'll keep me busy for a while, thank you!   :thumb:
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Re: Weird "chill-out" music
« Reply #22 on: April 03, 2018, 09:00:04 AM »
Nick, I have the ability to do internet radio via the control software for my Bluesound Node.  I would think that ability is built into your Auralic streamer as well.

What would the Grace unit offer you that you cannot already do?

Tom,
It was partly out of my curiousity and it also reminded me of my Revox tuner that I had years ago. I believe the Auralic Mini has that capability, but I recall it had some preset stations only. As nothing is hooked up yet, it’ll be a little while until I can test  it out
(I am still doing landscaping and home improvement projects)
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Re: Weird "chill-out" music
« Reply #23 on: April 03, 2018, 10:06:59 AM »
yup, if you have a streamer that's connected to your main rig and it can access internet radio, then obviously another internet radio is superfluous.

doug s.
Nick, I have the ability to do internet radio via the control software for my Bluesound Node.  I would think that ability is built into your Auralic streamer as well.

What would the Grace unit offer you that you cannot already do?

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Re: Weird "chill-out" music
« Reply #24 on: April 08, 2018, 09:16:48 AM »
ok, regarding fip-france radio, how's this for a segueway?
- isaac hayes' "shaft" theme song; followed by:
- aaron copland's "hoedown" from appalachian spring; followed by:
- neil young's "comes a time"...

now playing:
Amelia : Scorrete O Lagrime (Acte Iii) Air D Amelia
Par : Cecilia Bartoli & Orchestre La Scintilla
Album : Bartoli Cecilia / Maria (2007)
Label : Decca


https://www.fip.fr/player
http://direct.fipradio.fr/live/fip-midfi.mp3

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Re: Weird "chill-out" music
« Reply #25 on: April 08, 2018, 09:28:19 AM »
sorry, i can't help it - check out this segue:

Igualito Que El Tango
Par : Melingo
Album : Anda (2016)
to>
Amelia : Scorrete O Lagrime (Acte Iii) Air D Amelia
Par : Cecilia Bartoli & Orchestre La Scintilla
Album : Bartoli Cecilia / Maria (2007)
to>
Nothing To Loose
Par : Henry Mancini
Album : Compil /Lounge Movie (2002)
to>
Par : Beck
Album : Guero (2005)
Label : Geffen
to>
Only A Fool Would Say That
Par : Steely Dan
Album : The Steely Dan Story (1972)
Label : Mca

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Re: Weird "chill-out" music
« Reply #26 on: April 08, 2018, 09:30:46 AM »
here's the website that has fip's playlist history:
https://www.fip.fr/archives-antenne

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Re: Weird "chill-out" music
« Reply #27 on: April 08, 2018, 04:21:15 PM »
Here's my latest discovery for my "chill' playlist. Sweet tune.


"Florent 2 A.M." · Blank & Jones
https://youtu.be/ZZ0FPtxIwrc
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Re: Weird "chill-out" music
« Reply #28 on: November 15, 2018, 07:26:33 PM »
*Bump*
Ok... thoughts on this one?

Self titled release by "Those Who Ride With Giants"
https://youtu.be/Z_NBzceHr1U
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Re: Weird "chill-out" music
« Reply #29 on: November 15, 2018, 09:23:33 PM »
*Bump*
Ok... thoughts on this one?

Self titled release by "Those Who Ride With Giants"
https://youtu.be/Z_NBzceHr1U

I kept fast forwarding this in small increments to the end....glad I did. Based on the comments section, some folks liked it though.
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