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Suggest NEW Audio equip IPOD USB Heos Or MusicCast

OK… I am re-doing my audio at home. I just bought a new smart home with Alexa speakers everywhere.
My OLD setup: stereo amp with RCA inputs, CD player, ipod touch gen1 via headphone to RCA cable. Sound is good… but no remote control of ipod music.
What I want:
1. Amp or Receiver WITH IPOD USB interface for music and control. I would like music files to be DACed by amp/receiver and have ability to use remote control to select tracks, playlists.
2. Ability to share ipod music on my Alexa speakers in any room I want. (trying to avoid leaving computer on with apple airplay running all day)
I see three options:
A receiver with everything in it… not easy to find clear USB will work with IPOD. (yet I have a 10 year old clock radio with ipod dock that has full control under $50)
Or
Media player that handles the ipod, media services and smart music sharing (heos or musiccast).
Or
Get new ipod touch with Airplay turn the ipod into a music source. Then hopefully any other airplay speaker can access my ipod music and playlists.
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If you have done this… please tell me what you bought, and how you like it.
I see three routes the Yamaha-Music cast, Denon Heos and Airplay.
Advice is super appreciated.
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