Identifying Albums

Dan Rowles d.rowles at
Tue Apr 25 10:32:22 BST 2006

A quick google for cddb suggests:-

I have not personally tested the code.



Dave Cross wrote:
> This feels like something that someone should have already written, but 
> I can't work out which chain of CPAN modules I need to string together 
> to do it.
> I have a number of CDs that I want to get rid of. I'm probably going to 
> put a lot of them on eBay. In order to do that I want to include track 
> listings and other CD information in the auction description.
> Most of these CDs haven't been ripped so I don't have nicely tagged Oggs 
> or MP3s hanging around. So what I want is a program that does part of 
> what CD ripping programs do when you put a new CD in the drive. It needs 
> to connect to a music recognition service (MusicBrainz?), identify the 
> CD and then write a file containing as much of the CD information 
> (title, artist, list of tracks) as possible to a text file.
> Does anyone have any pointers?
> Cheers,
> Dave...

Dan Rowles
Outcome Technologies


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