CAMP is a complete interface for MP3 players such as mpg123, xaudio, and amp. It is designed for the console using ANSI graphics, and also supports skins. It has mpg123-jukebox mode support, wich enables seeking in mp3-files. It also has IR remote control support via LIRC, and homebrew parallel port remotes. It can lock your console to the current virtual terminal with password protection, supports MP3 HTTP streaming via mpg123, and has playlist, file list, status, and ID3-edit windows.
Joke? According to the time the article was written and-so-on, it looks like if the funny guys at freshmeat.net/themes.org made a nice 1st of may joke too this year..