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    SPotty 4.4.7 - Artist -> Titles : Mixed artists

    I am using Spotty 4.4.7 on x64. Everything is working fine so far. However, I observed one issue already with former versions of the spotty plugin, while I cannot see this behavior with the official spooty app under windows or in a browser.

    When I choose for instance 'Bad Company' as artist and want to play titles (not the artist radio), the playlist includes titles from 'Bad Company UK' which almost causes a heart attack every time when 'Bad Company UK' is playing all of a sudden.

    When I choose the Artist 'Bad Company' in the App under windows or in a browser, only titles from the selected Artist are playing.

    Not sure if this is sort of a bug or a limitation of the API. I have also tried several settings in the spotty settings, but without success.

    It would be great, if this could be somehow fixed or avoided.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mr_hyde View Post
    I am using Spotty 4.4.7 on x64. Everything is working fine so far. However, I observed one issue already with former versions of the spotty plugin, while I cannot see this behavior with the official spooty app under windows or in a browser.

    When I choose for instance 'Bad Company' as artist and want to play titles (not the artist radio), the playlist includes titles from 'Bad Company UK' which almost causes a heart attack every time when 'Bad Company UK' is playing all of a sudden.

    When I choose the Artist 'Bad Company' in the App under windows or in a browser, only titles from the selected Artist are playing.

    Not sure if this is sort of a bug or a limitation of the API. I have also tried several settings in the spotty settings, but without success.

    It would be great, if this could be somehow fixed or avoided.

    Regards,
    Alex
    How do you play "Titles"? I don't see that as an option.

    Edit. I guess "Titles" is "Songs" as Bad Company UK does indeed appear among the first 10 songs.

    If the artist chosen is actually "Bad Company UK" then all the tracks under Songs are by them.

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    Last edited by slartibartfast; 2021-01-21 at 10:02.

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    Quote Originally Posted by slartibartfast View Post

    Edit. I guess "Titles" is "Songs" .....
    You are right. I am using the german interface and my translation was not so good :-)

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    SPotty 4.4.7 - Artist -> Titles : Mixedartists

    > When I choose the Artist 'Bad Company' in the App under windows or in a
    > browser, only titles from the selected Artist are playing.


    But that would only give you the 10 "Top Titles", right? You've got that
    option in Spotty, too. There's probably one option too many...

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    Quote Originally Posted by mherger View Post
    > When I choose the Artist 'Bad Company' in the App under windows or in a
    > browser, only titles from the selected Artist are playing.


    But that would only give you the 10 "Top Titles", right? You've got that
    option in Spotty, too. There's probably one option too many...
    It seems odd it happens for this artist and not the few others I checked.

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    SPotty 4.4.7 - Artist -> Titles : Mixedartists

    > It seems odd it happens for this artist and not the few others I
    > checked.


    The list would be created simply by launching a search for this artist's
    _name_. These two names are close enough to be in the same list. Try the
    same with "Prince", and you'll get even more of a wild mix... I'm
    probably going to remove this menu item.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mherger View Post
    > It seems odd it happens for this artist and not the few others I
    > checked.


    The list would be created simply by launching a search for this artist's
    _name_. These two names are close enough to be in the same list. Try the
    same with "Prince", and you'll get even more of a wild mix... I'm
    probably going to remove this menu item.
    So I see, less than half the songs on my screen are actually by Prince

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