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    scrobbler

    1.0.1 • Public • Published

    scrobbler

    Manual bulk scrobbler from text or json file to LastFM.

    Install

    npm install -g scrobbler

    Run

    You will need to have LastFM developer account Check http://www.last.fm/api on how to obtain API key and Secret.

    Create secret.json and fill all the values:

    {
      "LASTFM_API_KEY": "Your LastFM API key",
      "LASTFM_SECRET": "Your LastFM App secret",
      "LASTFM_USER": "Your LastFM username",
      "LASTFM_PASSWORD": "Your LastFM password"
    }

    Or run scrobbler with these ENV variables:

    export LASTFM_API_KEY=123
    export LASTFM_SECRET=123
    export LASTFM_USER=123
    export LASTFM_PASSWORD=123 
     
    scrobbler tracks.json

    Note that it will create itunes folder to keep database. Next time you should run it in the same folder again and it will not submit same tracks again.

    Input file

    scrobbler only works with JSON files that have exactly this format:

    [
      {
        "id": "track|Dopelord|Children Of The Haze|Navigator",
        "name": "Dopelord [Children Of The Haze] Navigator",
        "artist": "Dopelord",
        "album": "Children Of The Haze",
        "date": "2017",
        "track": "Navigator",
        "playCount": 1,
        "lastPlayed": 1486955443505,
        "loved": true
      },
      {
        "id": "track|Dopelord|Children Of The Haze|Scum Priest",
        "name": "Dopelord [Children Of The Haze] Scum Priest",
        "artist": "Dopelord",
        "album": "Children Of The Haze",
        "date": "2017",
        "track": "Scum Priest",
        "playCount": 1,
        "lastPlayed": 1486955929505,
        "loved": false
      }
    ]

    You may add more fields for every track, they will be inserted to database as is, but not used for submissions.

    Then run scrobbler to submit all tracks to LastFM

    scrobbler tracks.json

    Text files

    scrobbler has special tool to convert manually entered text file:

    scrobbler-convert tracks.txt tracks.json

    tracks.txt must have this format:

    14:10 Dopelord - Children Of The Haze (2017)
    *1. Navigator - 0:00
    2. Scum Priest - 8:06
    3. Children of the Haze - 14:17
    4. Skulls and Candles - 21:45
    5. Dead Inside (I&II) - 25:33
    6. Reptile Sun - 34:53
    
    
    15:20 Ritual Haze - Machine Sun (2017)
    1. Fire - 0:00
    2. Machine Sun - 8:27
    3. Dark Night - 14:30
    4. Desert Alias - 22:00
    *5. Dither Haze - 29:17
    

    Where 14:10 and 15:20 are start times today, * before track number is loved flag. Track times are starting times of each track relative to the beginning.

    This track list format originally comes from full albums or mixes on Youtube.

    Extras

    scrobbler-addtime

    Adds two times mm:ss. Can be used to calculate track start time in a mix.

    scrobbler-addtime 10:00 12:30
    22:30
     
    scrobbler-addtime 2:13 3:51
    6:4
     
    scrobbler-addtime 24:35 128:56
    153:31

    PS

    Check out itunes-scrobbler tool if you want to automatically bulk scrobble play counts and loved tracks from your iTunes library

    Install

    npm i scrobbler

    DownloadsWeekly Downloads

    5

    Version

    1.0.1

    License

    MIT

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    Collaborators

    • nkbt