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Amazon music uploads discontinued

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Amazon music uploads discontinued
« on: January 13, 2018, 05:19:33 pm »
Amazon is killing the ability of users to upload their own music to their music library. Because of that, I need to find a way to listen to the music I've ripped to mp3 using the Echo. It might involve someone else's streaming server or accessing my own local network with Echo. What are potential options to allow me to listen to my mp3 files on my Echo devices?

Jergnul

Re: Amazon music uploads discontinued
« Reply #1 on: January 19, 2018, 03:33:14 am »
Probably something about copyright. Recently there's been a lot of fuss about it regarding streaming after the Spotify debacle. Discontinuing uploads is probably something of the same sort.

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Re: Amazon music uploads discontinued
« Reply #2 on: January 19, 2018, 03:46:28 pm »
In case you're equipped, there is a Synology skill for AudioStation but it is a bit of a pain to install/set up apparently  :-\
https://www.amazon.com/Synology-Inc-Audio-Station/dp/B076PBX4LL
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Re: Amazon music uploads discontinued
« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2018, 11:36:31 am »
Amazon is killing the ability of users to upload their own music to their music library. Because of that, I need to find a way to listen to the music I've ripped to mp3 using the Echo. It might involve someone else's streaming server or accessing my own local network with Echo. What are potential options to allow me to listen to my mp3 files on my Echo devices?

Running your own Plex server will give you access to all your mp3s (not flac though, those "hiccup").
http://www.echotalk.org/index.php/topic,3054.0.html
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