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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • I've been meaning to do the same for about 18 months, after losing an entire crate of records that were in storage to mildew. It would also be nice to be able to play them in a Live set.
  • I did not know about freedb.org. I've been converting vinyl and putting 01SongTitle1, 02SongTitle2 in the label track marks, and exporting to files based on those names. I did find that I couldn't type "z" in the label text though (??). So no songs with a "z" in them for me :-) (I've really just been using an "s" instead).

    I just did a search on freedb for the last record I converted, and didn't find it. I didn't even find the artist at first, 'cuz I was looking for "Pearl Harbour and the Explosions", and I

    • The "Search" on freedb.org is really bad, IMO. I usually have to click through some pages until I find the metadata I'm looking for.

      And I'm not sure if submitting data generated from vinyl will work, because the whole point of freedb and all this CD-autometadata-thingy is that they take a checksum of the CD and use it to look up the correct track listings (/me thinks...)