Miskatonic University Press

Rosie or Nunslaughter

music metadata

I’ve decided to get rid of my CDs, so I’m ripping them all (to FLAC) with Rhythmbox. It can talk to MusicBrainz to get metadata: album title, album artist, song titles, genre, etc. Sometimes that doesn’t work, and then it’s nice to use the feature of EasyTAG (which I use to edit metadata) where it can look up the information on FreeDB based on the raw information about track lengths and such. Almost always, that works. Sometimes, it doesn’t. One time, it presented me with a strange choice:

Hmm ... how to tell?
Hmm ... how to tell?

I dig some death metal, but in this case, it was definitely Rosie and Der Bingle.