mbget(1) interface to the MusicBrainz database

Other Alias

mbfind, mbsubmit


mbget [--device DEV] [--discid ID] [--albumid ID] [--freedb]
mbfind [--artist ARTIST] [--album ALBUM] [--verbose]


mbget prints a listing of the specified album (by default, the disc in /dev/cdrom), in either a serialized format compatible with lastfmsubmitd(1) or a format compatible with FreeDB. mbfind lists albums in the MusicBrainz database matching the given criteria. mbsubmit opens a web browser window to submit the disc ID of the disc in /dev/cdrom to MusicBrainz.


-a, --artist
Specify the artist name to search for.
-b, --album
Specify the album name to search for.
-v, --verbose
Print all RDF responses read from the server (for debugging purposes).
-d, --device
Specify the device to read a disc ID from.
-i, --discid
Specify a disc ID; do not read from any devices.
-a, --albumid
Specify an album ID; do not read from any devices.
-f, --freedb
Print output in FreeDB format.


Decklin Foster <[email protected]>.