[mythtv-users] MythMusic Request

Bob Sully rcs at malibyte.net
Wed Nov 18 16:21:47 UTC 2009

James Oltman wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 2:10 AM, Richard Morton
> <richard.e.morton at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Have a look at musicbrainz to ease the meta editing.
>> I have quitwe a few more than 3000 to work through but it needs doing.
>> R
> I have to agree with Richard.  I have MANY more than 3000 songs and before
> I
> discovered MusicBrainz Picard, I manually moved all my songs into folders
> by
> Artist.  That took FOREVER.  Then I used EasyTag to tag up the files.  I
> have a mix of FLAC and MP3 files.  EasyTag is a nice software program, but
> I
> found MBP to be MUCH better.  You simply drag your files into the left
> pane.  It automatically searches the MB DB to find the closest matches.
> If
> it doesn't match correctly, you can (in the app) search the track, album,
> or
> artist.  It will bring up your Internet browser and you can then search
> their DB for the correct entry.  Once you find it, there's a button on the
> album called "Tagger".  It automatically imports the album tag info into
> Picard and you simply drag and drop the song into the correct album.  It's
> CRAZY easy.  Picard can also rename the track however you like.  I have
> set
> it up to do:
> Artist\Year - Album\Track# - Artist - Title.ext
> It's fast and easy.  Highly recommended.
> Jim

Jim and Richard:

I will have to check this out.  Until now, I thought that MusicBrainz was
just an online database.  Thanks very much!


Bob Sully - Simi Valley, California, USA

More information about the mythtv-users mailing list