This month in digital music libraries - January 2023

Newspaper Another new year for digital music! This month we cover DAP hardware news, ListenBrainz’s “Year in Music” event, and the long-awaited release of Windows versions for some popular Apple apps.

Release 20230117 - fix all progress

Fix-all progress This new build includes a big new improvement for the “fix-all” process. We’ve added a new, dedicated, page to communicate the progress-through and results-of batches of fixes executed via the Inbox. This is so we can show the problems encountered, if they occur, and how far through a big batch of changes you are.

We also completed our work on the cover art rule, when the missing artwork rule is disabled.

This month in digital music libraries - November 2022


A month to go before Christmas! But that doesn’t mean everyone’s downing tools in digital music land… This month, coverage on two major new product releases for self-hosting music lovers, and developments (mostly pricing) in the streaming world…

Release 20221101

certificate We’re back! After a semi-enforced hiatus due to having to regenerate our macOS code signing certificate, a kindly user stepped to our aid and helped us expedite the generation of the new certificate.

This release contains improvements to album art functionality when the missing art rule is not enabled.

This month in digital music libraries - October 2022

Newspaper This month I’ve been retweeting about our relationship with music - how this has changed with the mainstream adoption of streaming, and how we can get better at being listeners to music, rather than consuming it as simple, idle distraction.

Oh, and Bono has finally said sorry.

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Dan Gravell

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