Other than that, the latest version of the tagger contains these improvements:
- the Last.fm keys and secret are not stored in the code anymore, but entered on the first run and stored in ~/.mp3tagger.cfg
- you can run the script in two additional modes: simulation and ask. In simulation mode no changes to mp3s will be saved, in ask mode you will be asked to save each change. Start the script with flags "-m simulation" or "-m ask", respectively.
- It is now possible to specify a list of genre tags that will be considered (additionally to the mp3 default genre tags). The list needs to be stored in a config file at ~/.mp3tagger_genres.cfg (in the "generic" section of the file). The full format this file needs to have is shown below.
- The last improvement is a tricky one: after tagging all my mp3s I ended up with hundreds of albums tagged with genre Electronic or Indie. I wanted to refine these genres into sub-genres. This again works by putting a list of possible sub-genres into ~/.mp3tagger_genres.cfg and running the tagger with flag "-r genre", e.g. "-r Electronic". You would run this option when you find that you have too many albums of one genre and want to split them up.
genres=Shoegaze,Dubstep,Grime,Dub,Drum And Bass
Electronic=Idm,Turntableism,Techno,Minimal,Dub,Big Beat,Ambient,Breakbeat,House,Lounge,Electroclash,Drum And Bass,Chillout
Indie=Indie Rock,Indie Pop,Singer-Songwriter,Indie Pop,Shoegaze,Post-Rock,Americana,New Wave,Alt-Country