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Im trying to integrate a custom broadcasting solution with an api. I was told to simply construct a url as defined below, and hit it each song you play. My main shoutcast server is up and running. It is streaming now and i have sam broadcaster running. (not encoding)  but analytics relay is active and i have spacialnet registration. However. How can I get a script to access my shoutcast server via ftp and get the play list information and put it on a server directory on my other host account for archiving.? The information i need to retrieve and archive from my shoutcast server is below.
How can i use a php script on my server to do this?  My server is linux with apache  located at
My shoutcast server is
My Radio launch page
Fields (bold fields are required)

artist - Name of the artist.
title - Title of the track.
album - Name of the album
label - The record label name
albumyear - The year of this release
viewers - Number of listeners tuned in
stationguid - your unique identifier
Your stationguid is:
A properly constructed url could look like this: This Way&album=Toys in the Attic&label=Sony&albumyear=2003&duration=221&viewers=25
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