Author Topic: Silly question - Grouping Artists?  (Read 3670 times)

greenday1987

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As you may be able to see from the screen shot below I have MusicBee setup with 'Main Panel > Artwork.' When I have multiple albums from the same artist I'd like to have the Artists grouped so that I have to 'open the artist' to get to the albums. Related to this but another question - How can I tag each track of a VA album with the correct corresponding artist for each track but have VA albums grouped in a similar way to each artist? Or is neither of these possible? Apart from these two niggling issues I have MusicBee is my perfect player that I've searched for years for so I'd love a solution.
Many, many thanks for your hard work and for any advice anyone can give :)

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chorpo

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for every various artists album I do this:
tag name  -> value
Artist -> Artist name (like Radiohead, Alesana, and so on)
Album Artist -> "Various Artists" (I type "Various Artists" in Album artist tag)

voila. albums are sorted properly ;-)

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for the first part of your question, only the Album and Tracks view currently groups Artist tracks.
For now, you cant do that with the Artwork view you are using

greenday1987

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Oh, okay then. Atleast it's not be missing something obvious. Would this be something that could maybe get added in the future?
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i've added a right click/ Group By on the artwork panel header. You can group by Album (what it is now), Artist or Composer

Anyone wanting to use this needs to update to the latest beta (1.2.3994) from the forum first
then unzip and overwrite MusicBee.exe from this zip file
http://www.mediafire.com/?wco2d7297tu3dmo

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OMG, that's stunning, exactly what I wanted. Thank you so much! <3
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