I wanted to play the radio through my AIY Projects Box and after a lot of experimentation I found a way to do it. I also got some hints from this post I found on the Raspberry Pi forum about playing tracks from Youtube.
This uses VLC to play the radio stream, I initially tried mpd but couldn’t get it to work nicely alongside the voice recognition. I may persevere with mpd / mopidy as it would be great to be able to play anything.
Make a robot friend with Adafruit’s CRICKIT – A Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit. It’s an add-on to our popular Circuit Playground Express, FEATHER and other platforms to make and program robots with CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. Start controlling motors, servos, solenoids. You also get signal pins, capacitive touch sensors, a NeoPixel driver and amplified speaker output. It complements & extends your boards so you can still use all the goodies on the microcontroller, now you have a robotics playground as well.