No "artist" info from cue sheets?

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Veovis
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No "artist" info from cue sheets?

Post by Veovis » Wed Jun 22, 2011 7:44 am

The latest version of Decibel doesn't seem to recognize the artist ("Performer") remark (REM) in cue sheets, leaving the Artist field of the playlist window as "unknown". All other cue sheet info seem to work. Tried different text formats with the same result.

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Re: No "artist" info from cue sheets?

Post by sbooth » Wed Jun 22, 2011 3:08 pm

Would you mind posting an example or a snippet of a problematic cue sheet? The "spec" is fast and loose and CD rippers seem to store information that isn't at all standardized.

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Re: No "artist" info from cue sheets?

Post by Veovis » Thu Jun 23, 2011 6:21 pm

Well, I figured it out. I just had to activate "album artist" instead of "artist" in decibel. I use single wave files with cue sheets that do not contain performer remarks under each track. Guess that was the "problem". The cue looked like this:

TITLE "Camembert Electrique"
PERFORMER "Gong"
REM GENRE "Rock"
REM DATE "1971"
REM DISCNUMBER 1
REM TOTALDISCS 1
REM DISCID 87094E0B
FILE "Camembert Electrique.wav" WAVE
TRACK 01 AUDIO
TITLE "Radio Gnome"
INDEX 01 00:00:00
TRACK 02 AUDIO
TITLE "You Can't Kill Me"
INDEX 01 00:27:52
TRACK 03 AUDIO
TITLE "I've Bin Stone Before"
INDEX 01 06:46:15
TRACK 04 AUDIO
TITLE "Mister Long Shanks: O Mother I Am Your Fantasy"
INDEX 01 09:22:50
TRACK 05 AUDIO
TITLE "Dynamite: I Am Your Animal"
INDEX 01 15:20:30
TRACK 06 AUDIO
TITLE "Wet Cheese Delirium"
INDEX 01 19:53:22
TRACK 07 AUDIO
TITLE "Squeezing Sponges Over Policemen's Heads"
INDEX 01 20:25:00
TRACK 08 AUDIO
TITLE "Fohat Digs Holes in Space"
INDEX 01 20:37:60
TRACK 09 AUDIO
TITLE "Tried So Hard"
INDEX 01 27:00:27
TRACK 10 AUDIO
TITLE "Tropical Fish: Selene"
INDEX 01 31:39:12
TRACK 11 AUDIO
TITLE "Gnome the Second"
INDEX 01 39:15:45

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