dangle.baby at gmail.com
Sat Sep 16 23:18:01 UTC 2006
I was a little dubious about this integration - and I'm still not sure I
*really* like the idea... but this is nicely done.
Some first impressions/niggles (some of which may already be on the TODO)...
* The font used in the artist/album info window at the bottom is huge! Is that
* Do magnatune give the length of the tracks? That would be useful info to
include if they do.
* If I click on what looks like a URL, what's meant to happen?
* Include a link to the artist's page on magnatune. At times there is a lot of
scrolling to read info in the amarok browser.
* Instead of using the term "Genre", perhaps using magnatune's terminology
of "Collection" would be an interesting idea?
* (this one is for magnatune themselves, possibly) geez, get your genres
sorted out! If an artist describes their music a certain way... then it would
be nice if the music was actually classified that way.
For example: "Wicked boy: a wicked mix of ambient/jungle/trash trance."
okaaaay... and it's classified under "Rock"? According to their page on
magnatune, they're part of the "Hard Electronic" collection.
Or... is the correct info being retrieved/served? I notice the genre info on
their website doesn't really match what's listed in Amarok. Either way, it
hinders the magical "discoverability" of the music.
Apart from that, great work!
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