acousticbrainz plugin gets acoustic-analysis information from the
AcousticBrainz project. This plugin is now deprecated since the
AcousicBrainz project has been shut down.
As an alternative the beets-xtractor plugin can be used.
acousticbrainz plugin in your configuration (see Using Plugins) and run it by typing:
$ beet acousticbrainz [-f] [QUERY]
By default, the command will only look for AcousticBrainz data when the tracks
doesn’t already have it; the
--force switch makes it re-download
data even when it already exists. If you specify a query, only matching tracks
will be processed; otherwise, the command processes every track in your
For all tracks with a MusicBrainz recording ID, the plugin currently sets these fields:
initial_key(This is a built-in beets field, which can also be provided by Key Finder Plugin.)
The AcousticBrainz project has shut down. To use this plugin you must set the
base_url configuration option to a server offering the AcousticBrainz API.
To automatically tag files using AcousticBrainz data during import, just
acousticbrainz plugin (see Using Plugins). When importing
new files, beets will query the AcousticBrainz API using MBID and
set the appropriate metadata.
To configure the plugin, make a
acousticbrainz: section in your
configuration file. The available options are:
- auto: Enable AcousticBrainz during
beet import. Default:
- force: Download AcousticBrainz data even for tracks that already have
- tags: Which tags from the list above to set on your files. Default:  (all).
- base_url: The base URL of the AcousticBrainz server. The plugin has no function if this option is not set. Default: None