Monthly Archives: May 2005

Allmusic ID3 Tag Fixer

Introduction: One of the major problems with using Allmusic.com as a metadata source is the difficulty in searching for the correct ablbum. Ideally we want to be searching for both Artist and Album together. However Allmusic.com only allows for searching … Continue reading

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Multiple Genres in MP3 ID3 Tags

I know that ID3v2 supports adding multiple genre tags to a file but does any software support this? I have not seen any that does and I don’t understand why. Most music belong in multiple sub genres, take Fleetwood Mac … Continue reading

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Perl ID3 Tag Completer/ Populater Chapter 4567

The next step in the never ending saga. Alright after some poking and proding I have gone back to using AllMusic. While using the TowerRecords site gave me a more accurate search the underlying metadata was pretty bad. As I … Continue reading

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Perl Text Comparison

Does anyone know of a perl module or perl example of a quantitative text analysis. Such as comparing STR to an array and giving numeric results of its similarity to each string in the array. Such as is if the … Continue reading

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