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I'm using MediaMonkey, and I'm looking for some way to get "the rating" of every artist in the library, something like the average rating of the songs of that artist. So I know the best artists and buy more albums by them.

Any suggestions? Thanks

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every artist in your library, or in mediamonkey's library? and where do you want ratings from... your library or theirs? –  quack quixote Dec 10 '09 at 17:34
    
Everything in my library is already organized in my MediaMonkey. I want to get the ratings of the artists from my library. –  Moayad Mardini Dec 11 '09 at 11:03
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Several steps are needed:

  1. register at Last.fm or a similar service suggesting music you may like
  2. install lastfm scrobbler plugin for mediamonkey, for it to submit music you listen to your last.fm profile
  3. Visit your last.fm profile from time to time, to get: a) statistics of what are your favorite Artists, Albums and Tracks, b) suggestions of other Albums and Tracks - both by your favorite Artists, and by other Artists.

In addition to telling you what you like listening a lot, Last.fm also has features to "love" specific tracks - to tune music suggestions. Also, you can literally "blacklist" some compositions, to further tune music suggestions to your liking.

An extra bonus of this solution is that you can use the same approach from many computers and many different media players - lastfm plugins are available for a wide variety of media players. For example, you could setup both your work and home computers to report your music, to get the most accurate music preferences statistics.

The drawback of this solution is that it requires permanent internet connection.

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Great suggestion, thanks a lot :) +1 & AA. –  Moayad Mardini Dec 16 '09 at 17:18
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I'm not sure that's possible, but maybe with the Magic Nodes Addon and a SQL filter.

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Thanks a lot for the suggestion, will check that. +1 –  Moayad Mardini Dec 16 '09 at 17:19
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The nearest thing I can think of would be to use Tagging. http://www.mediamonkey.com/information/free/#tag

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Sorry but that's not helpful. How is this feature, which I already use of course, useful in this scenario? –  Moayad Mardini Dec 11 '09 at 11:04
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