Well I didn't realize it until @fluffy ranted to me the other day... but gd I want a sane music player that looks and feels like the original iTunes.

The recommend player from Gnome (Lollypop) was incredibly frustrating to use. I just want to see my songs - filter as I type - and play things. It somehow managed to get in my way and confuse me from the get-go.

Any recommendations?


@funnylookinhat @fluffy I used clementine back in the days, don’t know if it’s still being maintained or if it fits your use case 😊

@Crocmagnon @funnylookinhat I'm sort of interested in having something classic-iTunes-esque too. My big use case is being able to have it randomly choose an album (ideally one I haven't heard recently) and playing it all the way through. Having the ability to also sync random not-recently-played albums as a playlist to a portable device would also be "yeet," as the kids sometimes said a few years ago

@fluffy @Crocmagnon Yeah the "play an album through" is a lost art form it seems. I'm still looking for a tool / service that lets me create a playlist of "Albums" - and chooses one at random, plays it through, and then chooses another album at random.

As it stands, YT Music defaults to shuffle for any playlist unless I open it up and click play on the first track (nevermind the fact that I've added things in specific order).

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