Music Servers

Audio Distribution

Software/hardware related to sending audio streams to different destinations. May take care of synchronization between speakers.

Local Music Servers

  • LMS - see below
  • raveberry - …multiuser music server that allows democratic selection of songs…. Used to support Spotify, but alas no more
  • Navidrome

LMS- Logitech Media Server

Originally the Slimdevices server.

Many plugins- can work with local files and streaming services.

Supports multi-device synced audio

Open source clients available:

  • squeezelite-esp32 - squeeze client that can be connected to i2s, or to bluetooth speakers (beta)

Home Assistant Integration

There are many(!) integrations to lots of different media servers and clients.

Music Assistant