Music Commands



Artist Selection PDF Print E-mail
Music Commands

PLAY ARTIST {ARTIST NAME}
PLAY ARTIST NUMBER {NUM}

Begins playing music by the selected artist. Loads the selected artist’s albums and songs for selection. Selection can be made either by artist name or number.

{ARTIST NAME} The name of an artist or band stored in your music library.

{NUM} The number of a musical artist in your music library, using the numbering scheme displayed by the command SHOW ARTISTS.

EXAMPLES

PLAY ARTIST CROWDED HOUSE

SHOW ARTIST {ARTIST NAME}
SHOW ARTIST NUMBER {NUM}
SHOW ARTISTS
HIDE ARTISTS

Displays albums and songs by the selected artist in the song window without interrupting the currently playing music, so that you can browse for more songs to play.

SHOW ARTISTS displays a list of all recognized artist names.

PLAY SOMEONE ELSE
PLAY ANOTHER ARTIST
SHOW SOMEONE ELSE
SHOW ANOTHER ARTIST

Chooses an artist in your collection at random, and shows or plays songs by that artist.

SHOW SONGS
HIDE SONGS

Show or hide the song name panel in the center of the screen.

This panel usually appears automatically when you select a new artist or album. This behavior can be changed in Amulet Settings.

 
Favourites PDF Print E-mail
Music Commands

PLAY FAVOURITES
SHOW FAVOURITES

Plays or shows a selection of songs from your favorites collection, i.e. all songs that have either a 4-star or 5-star rating.

RATE THIS [SONG] AS {STAR RATING}
RATE THAT [SONG] AS {STAR RATING}

Sets the star rating for the current song. 4- and 5-star rated songs will appear in your favorites list.

{STAR RATING}

A musical star rating of the form 1 to 5 STARS, NO STARS, or UNRATED.

EXAMPLES

RATE THIS SONG AS 3 STARS
RATE THIS AS UNRATED
RATE THAT AS 5 STARS
RATE THAT SONG AS NO STARS

 
Album Selection PDF Print E-mail
Music Commands

PLAY ALBUM {ALBUM NAME}
PLAY ALBUM NUMBER {NUM}
SHOW ALBUM {ALBUM NAME}
SHOW ALBUM NUMBER {NUM}

Selects one of the currently playing artist’s albums, and shows or plays the songs on that album.

{ALBUM}

The name of an album in your music library by the most recently selected musical artist or band. For example, to listen to Voodoo Lounge by the Rolling Stones, you first select the artist with PLAY ARTIST ROLLING STONES and then select the album, PLAY ALBUM VOODOO LOUNGE.

If the album name is long, you need only say part of the name, and Amulet will find the best match.

{NUM}

When viewing the Amulet music screen, all available albums are shown in a scrolling display to the right of the display. You can choose an album using one of the numbers shown here, if you prefer, instead of using the album name.

EXAMPLES

PLAY ALBUM CROWDED HOUSE
PLAY ALBUM NUMBER 2

PLAY ANOTHER ALBUM
SHOW ANOTHER ALBUM

Plays or shows another album at random by the currently playing artist.

 
Information PDF Print E-mail
Music Commands

WHAT SONG IS THIS?
WHAT SONG IS THAT?
NAME THAT SONG
NAME THAT TUNE

Speaks the name of the currently playing song.

WHO SINGS THIS SONG?
WHO SINGS THAT SONG?
WHO SINGS THIS TUNE?
WHO SINGS THAT TUNE?

Speaks the name of the artist performing the current song, along with the album name and song name.

SHOW NOW PLAYING
SHOW WHAT’S PLAYING
SHOW CURRENT PLAYLIST
SHOW MUSIC QUEUE
SHOW QUEUE

Switches to the Amulet Music screen from anywhere within Media Center, and displays the current playlist in the Amulet song window.

EXAMPLES

If you have been using SHOW ARTIST to browse songs by a different artist than the one currently playing, you can use this to quickly retrieve the current artist’s playlist again.

 
Genres PDF Print E-mail
Music Commands

WHAT GENRES DO I HAVE?
WHAT GENRES CAN I SAY?
WHAT ARE THE GENRES?
TELL ME MY GENRES
TELL ME ABOUT GENRES

Calls out up to five musical genres available in your music collection. Repeat the command to listen to further choices, or use the PLAY GENRE command (below) to start playing music from a particular genre.

PLAY GENRE {GENRE NAME} [MUSIC]
PLAY SOME {GENRE NAME} [MUSIC]
PLAY GENRE NUMBER {NUM }

SHOW GENRE {GENRE NAME} [MUSIC]
SHOW SOME {GENRE NAME} [MUSIC]
SHOW GENRE NUMBER {NUM }

Plays or shows a random mix of up to 100 tracks from the selected musical genre.

{GENRE NAME}

The name of a musical genre in your music library, used to categorize music by type.

{NUM }

The number of a musical genre in your music library, using the numbering scheme displayed by the command SHOW GENRES.

EXAMPLES

PLAY SOME ROCK MUSIC

PLAY GENRE COUNTRY

(SHOW / HIDE) GENRES

Show or hides the list of genres in your music library.

 
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