Spicefly SugarCube Settings
Player Level Settings - Can be different for each Player
SugarCube StatusEnabled or Disabled, this is a per player setting.
Display Options (None, Show Coming Up Next, Show Technical Information, When Random Track Selected)Displays specified message type on the player, normally on each track change
SugarCube Mix Mode (Standard MusicIP Mode, FreeStyle Mode)SugarCube Support two methods. First is using MusicIP, second is a FreeStyle Mode.
FreeStyle Mode selects tracks from the main Logitech Media Server database. There are a few options available for FreeStyle mixing;
Restrict by Year range, MP3 or FLAC, Short or Long Tracks
Sync Settings Across ALL PlayersWhen you click Apply all settings will be applied for all players in your system
How much Mix Style (0..200)How much like the Artist's style of the seed track, default is 0 Ignore, 200 is strict
How much Mix VarietyHow much Variety in the mix, default is 0 Less, 9 is More
Mix by Song or AlbumUse the Album as the seed or the individual song
Restrict Mixing to Genre of Seed TrackUse to restrict the mix to just the specific genre of the seed track. Note you can use filters in MusicIP to virtually slice your library and therefore have
Select Mix Type
Mix by Filters, Genres or ArtistsFilters - Create filters in the MusicIP Mixer and then refresh the MusicIP Headless web page.
You can use filters in MusicIP to virtually slice your library, it is a powerful function.
Further details here; https://www.spicefly.com/article.php?page=musicip-filters
Available MIP GenresUse this to restrict mixing to the genre only. Note Genres are what MusicIP sees when scanning your music files so may mismatch with Logitech Media Server if
you have multiple genres.
Available MIP ArtistsSeed using tracks in the style of the seed track Artist
Optionally Add a MusicIP RecipeYou can further tweak the mix, the Betty Croker recipe, no idea its meaning is lost in time!
Reset SugarCube Live View StatsWhen Apply is clicked, reset the Live View Statistics on the Live View Page (Number of Tracks Queued and Random Count)
Auto Set "Play Other Songs In Album"Set player "Play Other Songs in Album" Client Setting when SugarCube is Enabled or Disabled.
Dynamic QueuingOnly Queue a New Track if player is playing the last Track on the Playlist, this keeps the music going indefiniately without causing a huge playlist that can
slow things down.
SugarCube WobbleThe first result from MusicIP will be the closest match to the seed track. Wobbling adds a subtle tweak to the mix, randomly choosing from the recommended
tracks returned to give a slight change in direction but in the same general theme.
MusicIP Vintage ModeAll track selections returned from MusicIP are queued up, as per the original MusicIP Mix. Note; As SugarCube doesn't interfere with Vintage Mode, tracks with-in the returned results may be duplicates and/or from the same album.
Override ShuffleIf Shuffle is turned on, disable it when mixing so that the MusicIP mix integrity is retained.
Weighting FunctionsThese all apply for MusicIP mixing and not for FreeStyle mixing
Block Artist Repeating for x TracksSelf Explanatory
Do not Block "Various Artists"If Artist tag is "Various Artists" (case-insensitive) do not treat it as the same artist and therefore don't block it repeating.
Always Block Selected ArtistSelf Explanatory
Always Block this GenreSelf Explanatory
Block Album Repeating for x TracksSelf Explanatory
Remember This Many Played TracksBlock the track from playing again, if its been played within x Tracks
Forget when Playlist ClearedWipe our memory of played tracks when clicking the Playlist clear button on Logitech Media Server
Tracks to keep in Playlist ViewNumber of tracks to show in the Logitech Media Server playlist view on the right hand side.
TrackStat Integration Settings(Enable TrackStat Integration from the Plugins/Settings/Spicefly SugarCube Page)
These options require TrackStat to be installed
Track Played SettingPrefer tracks recently played, or not recently played
Track Playcount SettingPrefer tracks with a high played count, or low played count
Track Rating SettingPrefer with low rating, or high rating
Block Tracks with Played Count Equal and AboveSelf Explanatory
Block Tracks Rated x and BelowSelf Explanatory
Block Tracks Played in last x daysSelf Explanatory
Auto Start and Alarm Clock SettingsWhen selecting Auto Start from the web interface or from the player, it will seed from either the specified filter or genre. Use to wake up to a nice Ambient
track selection rather than Rock
Enabled Volume ReductionThese settings enable the volume to be gradually reduced over time, useful for sleeping
Enable Player SleepIf player is playing between these times, automatically activate Sleep Mode which will then shut off after the specified time
Global SettingsFrom the Plugins page, these settings affect all players
MusicIP Port (Default; 10002)
MusicIP Host Location (Default; localhost)These settings are where to find the MusicIP HTTP API. If you reach the web page in a browser by http://localhost:10002/ then the defaults will work fine.
If you don't have MusicIP Headless configured, find out more at; https://www.spicefly.com/article.php?page=musicip-headless-windows10
SQLite Timeout in SecondsOn low powered systems you may need to increase the wait time for the SQLite database queries to run.
Enable Dynamic Path ConversionThis enables MusicIP and the Music location to be on seperate systems. More details at;
Enable Delay ModeOn low powered systems you may want Logitech Media Server to finish its work changing tracks and buffering, before SugarCube then does track selecting. Add a
specified wait time from track change until SugarCube starts work.
Spicefly SugarCube Live View WidthAlbum Art Size in SugarCube LiveView
Reduce the size of the Live View and size of the icons