Introduction thread!

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Where in Spain do you live? (You should go and enter in your location at :slight_smile:)


If you want to, that is (“Be as specific as you want to!”).


Hey everyone,
nice to have a community forum here now. :slight_smile:

I’m using MusicBrainz for some time now, mostly with Picard. But I also add new releases and improve the library - but not on a regular basis.

See you around…


My Name is Don Khalifa a content provider snd artiste at May5Billionaires.


Hey! Im jade and im interested in anything dealing with music. I am proud to say that I love singing, dancing, and I want to go to school for music production.


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Evevenin’ at least it is here in sunny Cornwall, The Lizard to be precise.

I release music as Anatomist, or A N A T O M I S T if I’m being picky, and also help out at Machine Records. I found my way here due to various bad mp3 tags but now I’m starting to look around and I’m finding there’s more to this place than meets the eye. Will be having a proper look round over the next few days but wanted to say hi as I don’t want to just pop up and flood everyone with edits from the blue.

Please let me know if I’m doing anything wrong, I don’t get offended.

I thought I’d start with my own stuff so if I make mistakes on my head be it but I’d like to update the whole Machine Records catalogue now that it’s been tarted up, re-booted and relaunched. If that’s OK of course.

Anyway that’s me, hope to say hi, get advice and help out any others if I can. My specialty is the more obscure end of electronic music. Oh and I worked for the PRS Foundation for a few years so have some experience in identifying songs/composers/arrangements too.



Hi! I’m Colby from US. I’ve been on MusicBrainz since 2014, adding artists and mostly editing releases.


Hello friends, I’m new here. I really want to have fun here.


Hi im watson387, a construction worker from Pennsylvania in the US. I’m new here. I have a massive cd collection that I’ve begun archiving and found Musicbrainz through Morituri. As I rip my cds I’ve been looking them up here and adding releases and edits if I have any. Really enjoying the site.


Hi All,

Newbie Alert!!:blush:
Roctrong here, I am musician from Dublin, Ireland. I am still learning how to use MusicBrainz, especially the tags. I am mainly into Funk, Soul, and Rock and Roll. Hopefully I’ll be able to share a lot of music with you :heart_eyes:


Hello all, my friends call me Bowen.

I’m a musician and music is a huge part of my life. I’ve been ripping, downloading, burning, and etc, music ever since the ability to do those things came to be. My music collection is huge and still growing… everything from Bird to Slayer… even a fair amount of rap/r&b. I generally have no use for pop or the people who insist on playing it constantly, but every now and then something will catch my ear… I have a few guilty pleasures cough JPOP cough.

Tagging is something that always frustrated me back before MP3 players came around. My usual method was to burn the music to a virtual disc image and then rip it back to MP3 at the desired bitrate after tagging the cd in whatever program I used with Win98. The better CD players could display a lot of metadata and I hated seeing random/incorrect/missing information scrolling across my deck, so I spent a lot of time organizing. Over the years I’ve changed methods numerous times and completely replaced my library at least twice.

My purchase of a Zune changed everything… MediaMonkey is still my go to application for encoding (love that it renames the files and creates the artist/album folders just the way I like them) but its tagging feature (while very good) has left me disappointed many times.

There’s no counting the times I wanted to smash something because Amazon’s data wasn’t exactly right. The wrong country’s release. The wrong track titles, or track order. No track titles. No album art. I asked myself what kind of black hearted bastards could stand to have so many glaring errors/inconsistencies in their information. All this was made more complicated when I dropped Windows in favor of Linux. Virtual machines, dual booting, bah. EasyTAG works almost as well as MediaMonkey, but it’s painfully slow and not very intuitive. I’ve been making what I have work, at the expense of a LOT of my time and a fair amount of my sanity.

And then yesterday I stumbled upon Metabrainz Picard while dinking around to see if anything new and exciting had happened in audio tagging. This community is absolutely the answer to all my prayers.

What’s not to love? It’s available on Linux. It’s incredibly fast. I’ve already found metadata for two albums that every other available tagger couldn’t find, which makes Picard the most accurate program of it’s kind that I’ve tried. I’ve still got one new record I can’t find metadata for… BUT WAIT, I can contribute the information for this record and suddenly the next guy won’t have the same problem.

TL;DR …I’m really excited to have found this community. I greatly appreciate all the hard work put in by the developers and users alike. I’ll be contributing at every opportunity.

If someone has any tips/tricks/recommendations for getting started adding new info to the database, I’d love to hear them (send me a PM or something please).


Greetings All, I’m new here too.
My name is Rick; but, the fellas in my band call me Chocolate.

Am blessed to be performing in a band (Groove Therapy) with other veteran music industry pros and we gig regionally in Florida and the Caribbean.

Have about 20k tunes in my music server with varying states of accurate meta data. hoping to discover some of the best pracitices to get the data standardized :scream:

Looking forward to eventually being able to contribute something useful.

Best Regards, -Rick


Hi everybody ! Jean-Marie from Nantes (France), jazz teacher.
Quite a newbie, just discovered MetaBrainz today !..


NANTES ! POUCES HAUTS ! My home town. :joy:
Welcome to MusicBrainz.


Hi there, This is Federico from Argentina. I have been using MusicBrainz for a while and I am finally here to contribute :slight_smile:


I’m Mika from Finland.
Discovered MBz through Audioscrobbler back in 2004, how the time flies.

I haven’t been around much for quite a few years, and I probably won’t be around much after this post because I just don’t have the time these days, but a recent auto editor election discussion brought me here and I figured I should say hi on this new community thing.



I’m Scot, from Dallas, Texas, USA. I’m just a music fan who collects mostly 80’s/90’s punk/new-wave and alternative stuff.

I maintain my own CLI python tagger, edit a lot, vote a lot more.


Hello. Dan Fulton from I’m looking to be a big contributor to the community because most of the Ska/Punk release I play on my Internet Radio station are not in Last.FM which my player grabs album art and metadata from. I’m also big into Plex which also pulls from Last.FM. So needless to say, I’m here to load up MusicBrainz with all the good underground legitimate releases but not well known bands. I’m just starting out today so is there a basic training section for uploads so I don’t pester everyone with the same boring questions? Thanks.


Assuming you mean adding albums to the database?
There’s guides here:
And a video guide here:

Don’t worry about asking questions!!!