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Re: HOWTO: Add album to the database

PostPosted: Sat Dec 05, 2015 11:18 am
by LarsHP
Thanks, Esky.

However, I did find out that the album was already there and uploaded the image before posting. My point was and still is that the site promts me with an instruction which isn't correct (that I should add the artist first). I quote myself:

"In my opinion the reply from the site should be to come up with the correct album, or to tell me it is already present and ask me to use the "Upload" button under "Album Cover" etc."

Re: HOWTO: Add album to the database

PostPosted: Sat Dec 05, 2015 4:01 pm
by shevman
One of the new the users asked me to add artists and albums, so as he is not very fluent in English
Although I too don't know English :lol: and never added albums :shock:
But still I decided to help him 8-)

Despite my terrifying English, I was too lazy to read the tutorial :D I looked at the images in this article and a post from leepenny:

leepenny wrote:https://musicbrainz.org/release-group/c ... 53/details
is the mbid of the release group
https://musicbrainz.org/release/41314a1 ... 9a/details
is the mbid of the album always use the release group id not the album id

and it seems i all understand :idea:
Therefore I decided to make a video just in case! Do not judge strictly for my bad English ;)
Like all my videos are accompanied by subtitles http://sendvid.com/va0gedjq - this is a temporary link to the video
I hope Kode add this video on youtube channel for fanart.tv if of course this video is appropriate for a tutorial

Re: HOWTO: Add album to the database

PostPosted: Mon Jan 18, 2016 6:17 am
by Mithrandir
I do have a problem here. I tried to add this release https://musicbrainz.org/artist/39822e8d ... db/details to that artist https://fanart.tv/artist/39822e8d-f24e- ... db/kreator. The system replies with
Please add the artist before adding albums for that artist.


Well, something's wrong. The artist ID is the exact same as on MusicBrainz. Aside from that, there is only one band called Kreator. :D

Re: HOWTO: Add album to the database

PostPosted: Mon Jan 18, 2016 7:42 am
by shevman
Hello Mithrandir!
You are doing it wrong! You copied the MBID of the artist! It is added when need add artist. Therefore system you says:
Please add the artist before adding albums for that artist.


To add release album for an artist, select the album, and not the artist!
I only that added are Album "Live Kreation" and everything went well!
Read the instructions carefully!

Re: HOWTO: Add album to the database

PostPosted: Mon Jan 18, 2016 9:05 am
by Mithrandir
shevman wrote:Hello Mithrandir!
You are doing it wrong! You copied the MBID of the artist!

No, I didn't.

I used the MBID for the album, not for the release group. That was the mistake.

Re: HOWTO: Add album to the database

PostPosted: Mon Jan 25, 2016 10:40 pm
by skynet
I am in an artists page, and when trying to add an album I get "Please add the artist before adding albums for that artist". I am already in the artist page. ???

Re: HOWTO: Add album to the database

PostPosted: Tue Jan 26, 2016 12:46 am
by leepenny
you will need to give us some more information - i.e. artists/album name ? - mbid links for release group so we can help you further

Re: HOWTO: Add album to the database

PostPosted: Tue Feb 23, 2016 10:12 pm
by M1GHTY M4VS
Problem with Divine Realm - MBID: da72955a-8c11-4c09-8836-9bea0203fac5 won't fetch data from MusicBrainz into FanArt properly. I get https://fanart.tv/artist/da72955a-8c11- ... title-set/ saying no english title set instead of a correct entry.

Re: HOWTO: Add album to the database

PostPosted: Wed Feb 24, 2016 2:19 am
by leepenny
all done - divine realm now refreshed - you should have a title name now :)

Re: HOWTO: Add album to the database

PostPosted: Wed May 11, 2016 9:33 am
by zag
Maybe a feature for the new site, but musicbrainz allows a name seach so this add functionality could be extended to find the MBID automatically. It just needs 2 calls to the musicbrainz web service to find the artist or album name.