MusicBrainz Collection Plugin¶
mbcollection plugin lets you submit your catalog to MusicBrainz to
maintain your music collection list there.
To begin, just enable the
mbcollection plugin in your
configuration (see Using Plugins).
Then, add your MusicBrainz username and password to your
configuration file under a
musicbrainz: user: you pass: seekrit
Then, use the
beet mbupdate command to send your albums to MusicBrainz. The
command automatically adds all of your albums to the first collection it finds.
If you don’t have a MusicBrainz collection yet, you may need to add one to your
The command has one command-line option:
- To remove albums from the collection which are no longer present in
the beets database, use the
To configure the plugin, make a
mbcollection: section in your
configuration file. There is one option available:
- auto: Automatically amend your MusicBrainz collection whenever you
import a new album.
- collection: The MBID of which MusicBrainz collection to update.
- remove: Remove albums from collections which are no longer
present in the beets database.