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  1. Hello folks, before the post I would like to thank you for the amazing job, I'm new to Emby and I love it, making the switch from another solution and really have to say that emby has improved a lot in the last 3 years. I love that the community is so responsive, and that developers are actually present in the forum in first person. Let's get to the point. What I would suggest here is to Improve a little bit the way Artists are sorted based on the ID3 Tags. Now, we have basically two Tags to look at: Artist Album Artist. Imagine now to have a song in the album of artist "Mark" singed by "Mark" featuring "Jon" "Lisa" and "Eddy". In this case, I'll use tags like this: Artist: Mark feat. Jon, Lisa & Eddy Album Artist: Mark Standard behavior of almost any player (including Emby here) is to add artist "Mark feat. Jon, Lisa & Eddy" that actually does not exist, and will not have any match. Once upon a time I used to use a very nice player for Gnome called "Listen" Unluckily the project is not supported anymore, but you can find the source code here. Listen acted in a peculiar manner that changed my way to see tags: it correctly interpreted some separators in the Artist Tag, such as: "feat." "featuring" "," "and" "&" It used to place the song mentioned above under all single artists: "Mark", "Jon", "Lisa" and "Eddy" and not creating the "fake" artist. Unfortunately I'm not a coder, but I don't think this should be too much complicated...at least I hope not, 'cause I would love to have this feature implemented. This would be a major plus for Emby to stand out from the crowd (IMHO). Let me know what you think, I hope to have explained it in a clear manner, otherwise I apologize for my English, just let me know and I will try to explain it better.
  2. I recently noticed some name variations of Artist names in the IBN/Artists folder, which I don't want... Ex. I have two separate folders, one for "Cincinnati Pops Orchestra" and another for "Erich Kunzel & Cincinnati Pops Orchestra". The web client identified one album associated with Artist "Erich Kunzel & Cincinnati Pops Orchestra", and identified it under the column Album Artist. The Artist column in the web client was identified as "Cincinnati Pops Orchestra." So I checked the Album Artist and Artist tags for the offending Album in mp3tag and I did not see the variations. Ie, it identified the Album Artist and the Artist as simply and only as "Cincinnati Pops Orchestra". I then checked under View/Extended Tags in mp3tag and noticed separate entries for AlbumArtist and Album Artist(with space). AlbumArtist contained "Cincinnati Pops Orchestra" and Album Artist contained "Erich Kunzel & Cincinnati Pops Orchestra". So I have the following questions: Is MB3 grabbing and using both of these tags to populate IBN/Artists,(ie. AlbumArtist and Album Artist)and if not, which one is the "correct" one for MB3 purposes? The answer will determine whether or not I need to do some Extended Tag cleanup or whether a fix and library rebuild will eliminate the variations.
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