Not pulling correct genre from Musicbrainz

Hello all,

I’m fairly new to using Beets, great app and with a bit more tweaking it will do what I need. Thank you.

I’m struggling to get it to pull genres. I’ve tried using the genres=yes setting, but that doesnt seem to work as it doesnt get whats on Musicbrainz. Is the genre feature from musicbrainz working?

Lastfm genres are a little crazy so I’d prefer not to use them. Any other options?


We don’t currently pull genres from MusicBrainz - we’re waiting on this pull request to be merged before we can do so.

The change to support this was made on our end in v1.5.0, so once this is merged you should just be able to update musicbrainzngs (using pip install --upgrade musicbrainzngs) and have genres start pulling through.

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Thank you for the reply. I guess I misread the patch notes.

I’ll keep an eye out for that update - thank you again