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.
I'm really just looking for the basics - queueing up tracks, being able to "thumb up" a track to remember if I like it, etc. The thumb-up is particularly useful because I listen to a lot of J-Pop when coding and I have literally no knowledge of Japanese, so remembering songs is hard!
@redeagle Rhythmbox! Yes! I can't believe I forgot about this app (it's been so long since I managed an mp3 collection).
This works for me - thank you!
@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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