Play audio in any browser on any device.
php code for server side, wildcard audio, audio directory player, native html5 , w3.css responsive web page. w3.css available from http://www.w3schools.com/w3css/ , it uses an extract from normalize.css available on github.com, to help keep the code looking similar on most of the popular browsers.
Why Asterix? well * is an asterix or star. It is used in the old days of DOS as a wildcard, for file names, by chance or someone elses kind thinking ahead, we are able to utilize it to scan files in a directory and pick out file types such as *.ogg or *.mp3 from filenames. Nothing to do with the cartoon character.