Skip or skipping come to mind.
- a : to pass over or omit an interval, item, or step
- b : to pass by or leave out (a step in a progression or series)
verb (used without object), skipped, skipping.
- to pass from one point, thing, subject, etc., to another, disregarding or omitting what intervenes: He skipped through the book quickly.
verb (used with object), skipped, skipping.
- to pass over without reading, noting, acting, etc.: He skipped the bad parts.
Although many sources mention skipping through books, a web-search shows the term is also frequently used with audio/music. The term can be used to refer skipping entire tracks (CD and MP3 players often have a "skip" button/function), but it can also refer to skipping within a track -- either accidentally:
If your Sonos system experiences audio interruptions such as stops or skips, we recommend following the steps below
or deliberately (as would be the case for the OP's use):
Skipping to the middle of a streaming audio track on various sites causes stuttering and glitchy audio
Previously, I could skip through my stream at will, going straight to the middle of tracks or mixes to listen to a few seconds, and determine if I liked the track. Now, I cannot do that on Firefox 41.0.1. The problem is merely annoying on songs that are 3 or 4 minutes in length, as I must let them "cache" for perhaps ten seconds before skipping around. Unfortunately, the problem is a game-breaker on mixes that are, for example, 90 minutes long. If I skip to a point directly in the middle of the mix,