Yarock: cloud and local music player

Yarock is an online radio and local music player written in Qt with Phonon multimedia framework in the backend. It can stream online radio services like Shoutcast or TuneIn to play the music of your choice. In addition, it has far less dependencies than Tomahawk. Yarock has a clean interface with music collection browser based on cover art.


  • Music collection database (SQLite 3)
  • Browse your local music collection based on cover art
  • Easy search and filter music collection
  • Manage favorites item (album, artist)
  • Play music directly from collection or play queue
  • Simple Play queue
  • Smart playlist generator
  • Support mp3,Ogg Vorbis,flac music files (depending on phonon backend)
  • Support load/save playlist file (m3u, pls, xspf)
  • Play radio stream (tunin, shoutcast, dirble, …)
  • Mp3Gain tag support for volume normalization
  • Cover art download
  • Last Fm scrobbler
  • Cmdline interface, Mpris interface
  • Clean and simple user interface
  • Minimal dependencies (no GNOME or KDE dependencies)


To install on Ubuntu:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install yarock

Webpage: Yarock

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