Music Improvements for 1.4 | Page 3

Discussion in 'Listen Music' started by jameson_uk, November 9, 2012.

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    @jameson_uk What's going on with artist picture scraping? It's not working at all for me anymore. Did it die with the removal of Last.fm?

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    You can have multiple Genres per Track.
    Simply separate them with a semi colon (;) in your Tag Editor.

    So for the first use case you could tag the Genre as: Jazz;Pop;Rock;Folk,Electro

    For Use Case #2 you could tag the Genre as: Jazz;Live and Jazz;Vocal.
    I'm not sure now, but i think you could do that already now in 1.3.
     
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    I too would like more control over views using more tags and filters.

    But what I would really like is to be able to listen to the same music, in sync, on multiple computers on the network. That would be awesome. When I move from room to room, it would be nice if the computer in that room could also be playing the same music as the one in the living room.

    Thanks for all your hard work. It really is appreciated.
     
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    Agree with Cruzer, but I think not possible with MP architecture?

    I did play around with a thing call xLobby (I think) which had this functionality, and if memory serves, used multiple sound cards, each with an install of Winamp to create "zones", but I don't think MP could even achieve this because of the way it uses DirectX (correct?). Pretty cumbersome (and expensive) solution anyhow.

    i think what we would all like is for MP to be able to start a music stream on say the server, which each client then connects to. If this could then be centrally controlled, i.e connecting clients to the stream from a central server, we have all-house music heaven I think. Dreams on.......
     
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    This is not possible withe the current architecture.
    It should be possible with MP2.
     
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    Is there a way to map a key on the mce remote to add only the selected track to the playlist?
    In my opinion this would be a huge improvement to the usability of music playlists especially in
    comparison to the necesarry effort.
     
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    Depends what you mean by playlist.
    If you mean what is playing now then yes you can map an action to queue the selected track (or you can change the options in config so when pressing OK on a track this is the defaukt )

    If you mean add a track to a playlist that might not be playing then I don't think there is an action for this via the context menu
     
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    Here's a small improvement IMHO. Sometimes, when I'm near the end of a song, I want to hear that track again. I press the track back button <| and it goes to the previous track and then I have to press the track forward |> button to get to the start of the track I want. It would be nice that if you press the track back button within the first say 10 seconds of a track (or maybe make this setable?), it goes to the start of the previous track. But if you press it after that, it goes to the start of the current track.
     
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