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Topic: Play a Song at Certain Time of Night
Hi Guys, I am hosting a family party for NYE this year instead of out earning, some points of the evening I will be socialising, and just be playing off auto-mix. Is there a way to play a song or cut to a countdown just before midnight regardless of what is playing? I know I could sit and work out playlist and timing etc but don't want to be limited to having a fixed playlist before the event. Just so I can be out the front with friends and family and not clock watching.
Some sort of script that I can setup to mix to (File name) @ 11:55 PM for example.
Many thanks

Posted Sat 02 Dec 17 @ 9:36 am
locodogPRO InfinityModeratorMember since 2013
Maybe query the time with a rsi, I'm not sure of the script, I'll have a look in the next day or two

Posted Sat 02 Dec 17 @ 2:36 pm
Anybody able to help me with this? it was a real rush last year which meant I was slightly out of time for midnight countdown!
Doing the same this year so would love to be able to get it spot on.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Posted Thu 11 Oct 18 @ 8:16 pm
if you are going to use the Automix, select the column to view option, will play at,
then you can insert your song

good luck

Posted Thu 11 Oct 18 @ 8:24 pm
locodogPRO InfinityModeratorMember since 2013
Oh wow must have forgotten about this one,
there is a x86 (vdj 32 bit) plugin called countdown or something like that, made by SBDJ, that's probably your best solution. I have actually used vdj as an alarm clock using rsi script querying "are you playing now ? yes do nothing (kill the rsi script) : no, is the clock bigger than my desired wakeup time ? yes, load this track (usually gabba, sometimes classical) to this deck and play : no it's earlier than wakeup, check again in 30 seconds.

You could probably scheduled an entire set this way (with the rsi running faster, at the 33ms limit) but, meh, a lot of work for really boils down to a prerecorded set, a long work for a short picnic.

countdown is sort of the same deal too, but much easier.

Posted Thu 11 Oct 18 @ 9:31 pm
Thanks for your help Guys, I have downloaded the countdown plugin and will have a play with that see what I can do :)

Posted Fri 26 Oct 18 @ 4:49 pm