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magnus_alejo
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 18, 2014 5:56 pm 
 

Hi
1. I was trying to add a DualDisc version and realized that there is no way to add cd or dvd "sides" to that kind of releases. The format is still CD or DVD but doublesided, it's neither a single disc or a 2 CDs release.

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Azmodes
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 18, 2014 6:33 pm 
 

magnus_alejo wrote:
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1. I was trying to add a DualDisc version and realized that there is no way to add cd or dvd "sides" to that kind of releases. The format is still CD or DVD but doublesided, it's neither a single disc or a 2 CDs release.

Interesting. I'd say the best way to go about this is to select the "other" format, add "DualDisc" to the version description and detail the distribution of the tracks for the different sides in the additional notes.
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HellBlazer
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 19, 2014 3:59 am 
 

Erosion of Humanity wrote:
if I hit add another version all the info from the previous version, every field that had info in it, gets transferred over too including album art (pretty sure I saw someone say they were having problems witb that a bit ago) which is actually nice for some fields but not others.


Yes, that's the intended behavior at the moment. When you add a version, it's like if you were editing the parent's form (all the parent's values are filled out by default) but it will save a new version. This is so that you can see which data you want to keep. The notes field for instance will probably need to be emptied or changed, but you might also want to keep part of it that's still relevant. Now, all this is completely unrelated to the notion of inherited fields.

An inherited field (one with that little icon) means that it gets its value from its parent, not just in the form when you're adding the version, but forever - unless a different value is specified for that version. Basically, the child version does not have a value of its own for that field (nothing is saved in the database), it just uses the parent value, so that if the parent's data changes, the change is immediately reflected in the child. Now, if you do change the value to something else, then this new value is saved for the child, and the link with the parent is broken for that field.

So yes, while for example the notes field is filled out with the parent value initially when adding a version, it's not an inherited field, so whatever value you leave in there will be saved to the child version and afterwards will be completely independent from the parent - unless there's a bug or something.

I hope this makes the two different concepts clearer: one is just a default value when adding versions, the other is a persistent link between the values of parent and child.

false_icon wrote:
When the speed (33 RMP for instance) is defined for a vinyl, but not the size, the speed does not show on the release page, showing only "vinyl", and not "vinyl (33 RPM)"...

EDIT: and now, the speed does not show anymore, even if the size is set!
http://www.metal-archives.com/albums/Alkerdeel/Morinde/421780


I think this was just a server caching issue. I fixed it and that shouldn't happen anymore now.

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gravlagtieljudne
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 19, 2014 9:45 am 
 

I changed cover arts for the various Necromantia's "IV: Malice" rereleases ( http://www.metal-archives.com/albums/Ne ... alice/2420 ), but at the same time the additional notes disappeared for the 2002 and 2005 rereleases. Don't understand why, and not able to add the notes from the parent again. What went wrong?

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false_icon
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 19, 2014 1:47 pm 
 

Some inherited fields doesn't show in some child versions:

Master release (Benediction - The Grand Leveller) - All lyrics are present.
http://www.metal-archives.com/albums/Be ... eller/1746

Correct child version with bonus tracks - All lyrics are present, including the bonus tracks
http://www.metal-archives.com/albums/Be ... ler/420675

Incorrect child version - Only the bonus tracks have lyrics. Adding text to the other tracks does nothing...
http://www.metal-archives.com/albums/Be ... ler/420679

EoS, what is this mess? :-D
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Insidiae
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 19, 2014 2:02 pm 
 

Insidiae wrote:
When I try to select vinyl size and save it, the following message appears:

Quote:
Please select a format for each component.

Image

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Erosion of Humanity
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 19, 2014 4:12 pm 
 

false_icon wrote:
Some inherited fields doesn't show in some child versions:

Master release (Benediction - The Grand Leveller) - All lyrics are present.
http://www.metal-archives.com/albums/Be ... eller/1746

Correct child version with bonus tracks - All lyrics are present, including the bonus tracks
http://www.metal-archives.com/albums/Be ... ler/420675

Incorrect child version - Only the bonus tracks have lyrics. Adding text to the other tracks does nothing...
http://www.metal-archives.com/albums/Be ... ler/420679

EoS, what is this mess? :-D


Mmmmmmmmmm yeah about that, for a while the lyric fields were giving me all sorts of shit. I complained about it here and Diamhea couldn't figure out why they weren't working properly for me either. Basically the lyric fields would be locked so I couldn't change them (I wasn't veteran at the time) and for no apparent reason the locked status was being transferred to the child releases as well. Still not sure what the deal was but since I hit veteran I've had no problems with it obviously.
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HellBlazer
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 19, 2014 6:28 pm 
 

Insidiae wrote:
When I try to select vinyl size and save it, the following message appears:

Quote:
Please select a format for each component.


Alright, that should be fixed now. Please let me know.

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Insidiae
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 19, 2014 7:53 pm 
 

It is! :)

EDIT: On a different release, I've selected "Digital", clicked "Save", the page refreshes but no changes in sight.
No cache issue I guess, since when I try to repeat the action, the format field is still the blank default one.

EDIT²: Happening on other releases with various formats.


Last edited by Insidiae on Thu Jun 19, 2014 8:21 pm, edited 2 times in total.
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magnus_alejo
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 19, 2014 7:57 pm 
 

I added various versions of the "Brasil / Brazil" album by Ratos de Porão but they appear separated on the complete discography tab, as they were released separated under the names "Brasil" (Portuguese) and "Brazil" (English) in different years. The Discography tab appears to be messed up with various entries for the same album...
How can this be fixed?

http://www.metal-archives.com/albums/Ra ... azil/34676

http://www.metal-archives.com/bands/Rat ... iscography

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HellBlazer
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 19, 2014 9:50 pm 
 

Insidiae wrote:
It is! :)

EDIT: On a different release, I've selected "Digital", clicked "Save", the page refreshes but no changes in sight.
No cache issue I guess, since when I try to repeat the action, the format field is still the blank default one.

EDIT²: Happening on other releases with various formats.


Oops, that should be fixed too now.

magnus_alejo wrote:
I added various versions of the "Brasil / Brazil" album by Ratos de Porão but they appear separated on the complete discography tab, as they were released separated under the names "Brasil" (Portuguese) and "Brazil" (English) in different years. The Discography tab appears to be messed up with various entries for the same album...
How can this be fixed?

http://www.metal-archives.com/albums/Ra ... azil/34676

http://www.metal-archives.com/bands/Rat ... iscography


Yeah, it automatically creates a separate listing when the album title is different from the original. In hindsight, that's probably not such a good idea... It makes sense in some cases but definitely not all of them, so I might change that. In any case, I fixed the one you pointed out. Submit a report about it if it happens again.

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Andre Gaius
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 19, 2014 10:30 pm 
 

Just for me to be sure.

A vinyl released with different colors, each color with a limitation, must be added separately by color?

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theunrelentingattack
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 19, 2014 10:35 pm 
 

^no. If the only difference is the color, total up the copies and put the color breakdown in the notes.

If there's differences, like the purple one is one sided with a etching, or there's a picture disc, or 10 are a die hard version w/ extras etc... Then do separate listings.
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Andre Gaius
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 19, 2014 10:48 pm 
 

Oops...

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Morrigan
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 19, 2014 11:01 pm 
 

The lyrics issue for non-veterans should be fixed now.
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oneyoudontknow
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 20, 2014 7:21 am 
 

Is there a chance to flag releases in regard to errors or lack of versions?

This way this issue can be separated from the other stuff that needs to be dealt with.

################################

http://www.metal-archives.com/albums/Ev ... tor/426662

A user did not add a new version, but changed the information in such a way that once you add a new version, like I did, the original release appears on the second and not on the first spot. Is there a way to change this?
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HellBlazer
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 20, 2014 5:29 pm 
 

oneyoudontknow wrote:
A user did not add a new version, but changed the information in such a way that once you add a new version, like I did, the original release appears on the second and not on the first spot. Is there a way to change this?


Making a certain version the parent release is not possible at the moment, but I will add this feature soon.

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girionis
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 21, 2014 8:07 am 
 

Hello, when I go to the link Satan - Into the Fire (http://www.metal-archives.com/albums/Sa ... Fire/12440) and then click on the tab "Other Versions", and then click on "May 2014" (http://www.metal-archives.com/albums/Sa ... ire/422381) I get a blank page.

And as a side note, how do I add a specific version in my collection? I can't seem to find the link anywhere.

Thanks

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theunrelentingattack
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 21, 2014 8:34 am 
 

^white screen is happening a lot in the last two days.

Re: specific version - go to that version, click the wrench looking icon at the top and hit add to collection. Or when you are in your collection - if it was already in before the changes, you can use the dropdown to select the right one.
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girionis
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 21, 2014 8:43 am 
 

theunrelentingattack wrote:
Re: specific version - go to that version, click the wrench looking icon at the top and hit add to collection. Or when you are in your collection - if it was already in before the changes, you can use the dropdown to select the right one.


Thanks theunrelentingattack, I will do that.

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oneyoudontknow
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 21, 2014 10:18 am 
 

HellBlazer wrote:
oneyoudontknow wrote:
A user did not add a new version, but changed the information in such a way that once you add a new version, like I did, the original release appears on the second and not on the first spot. Is there a way to change this?


Making a certain version the parent release is not possible at the moment, but I will add this feature soon.

Should the release be fixed (only possible to add it again and remove the old one) or kept as it is with a report on it?
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Erosion of Humanity
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 22, 2014 12:29 am 
 

Question before I do this wrong, Dark Tranquillity's Skydancer and Of Chaos and Eternal Night got reissued together as a compilation. So should I just add them and file to get it put under Skydancer or does it get it's own separate release as a compilation?
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 22, 2014 12:41 am 
 

Erosion of Humanity wrote:
Question before I do this wrong, Dark Tranquillity's Skydancer and Of Chaos and Eternal Night got reissued together as a compilation. So should I just add them and file to get it put under Skydancer or does it get it's own separate release as a compilation?


Pretty sure a similar issue was just recently addressed, if there is nothing different other than the CDs being packaged and sold together, sort of like Roadrunner's Two from the Vault series, I just mention it in the additional notes...

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 22, 2014 3:54 am 
 

oneyoudontknow wrote:
Should the release be fixed (only possible to add it again and remove the old one) or kept as it is with a report on it?


Make a report I guess, I'll have a button to make a version the parent release ready next week. Note in your report to wait until then.

Erosion of Humanity wrote:
Question before I do this wrong, Dark Tranquillity's Skydancer and Of Chaos and Eternal Night got reissued together as a compilation. So should I just add them and file to get it put under Skydancer or does it get it's own separate release as a compilation?


Diamhea wrote:
Pretty sure a similar issue was just recently addressed, if there is nothing different other than the CDs being packaged and sold together, sort of like Roadrunner's Two from the Vault series, I just mention it in the additional notes...


It's not 2 CDs packaged together, it's just the tracks from the EP added to Skydancer on one CD. Just add a version for Skydancer with the EP tracks as bonus tracks. Note that "Alone" from "Of Chaos and Eternal Night" is called "Alone '94" on that version.

Regarding actual albums packaged together like that Roadrunner series though, I believe the consensus was to add a separate child version describing the release to each of the albums it contains. It's kind of a pain in the ass admittedly... but there's no simple solution to fix it. Logically, a version cannot inherit from two parents at once. I might look into a more elegant solution, but that's not really a priority at the moment.

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Spoiler: show
[url=http://www.metal-archives.com/search/advanced/searching/albums?bandName=&releaseTitle=&releaseYearFrom=1970&releaseMonthFrom=&releaseYearTo=2014&releaseMonthTo=&country=&location=&releaseLabelName=&releaseCatalogNumber=&releaseIdentifiers=&releaseRecordingInfo=&genre=&releaseFormat[]=Digital#albums]Digital release sorted by year[/url]


Well ... by a mere glance over this list one might ask whether the information provided there is correct. 1994 for a digital release date? In the same year as the original output? And this one, which has hit the surface only a couple of years ago and not in 2000 like the entry would actually suggest. It seems that there is good amount of quantity over quality edits.

The same bloody nonsense with DVDs:
Spoiler: show
http://www.metal-archives.com/search/advanced/searching/albums?bandName=&releaseTitle=&releaseYearFrom=1970&releaseMonthFrom=&releaseYearTo=2014&releaseMonthTo=&country=&location=&releaseLabelName=&releaseCatalogNumber=&releaseIdentifiers=&releaseRecordingInfo=&genre=&releaseFormat[]=DVD#albums

Reaction Dead & Live "Tokyo Gig's" Video 1987 DVD
Sure ... maybe in an alternate universe.
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 22, 2014 10:25 am 
 

^the perils of allowing users to change info I guess. File reports if you see things that are wrong. The new features are causing a ton of odd looking things to show up...we'll just have to fix it as we go along.
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 22, 2014 11:29 am 
 

HellBlazer wrote:
It's not 2 CDs packaged together, it's just the tracks from the EP added to Skydancer on one CD. Just add a version for Skydancer with the EP tracks as bonus tracks. Note that "Alone" from "Of Chaos and Eternal Night" is called "Alone '94" on that version.


Ah okay, so like bonus material that consists of the EP in it's entirety. That is how I was doing those ones then. Phew.

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 23, 2014 1:50 pm 
 

http://www.metal-archives.com/albums/De ... ica/427884

I'm running into the issue that I can't add additional roles to artists on child releases if they've already been credited for something for the parent release. The above album has 2 versions with Def Leppard's "Hello America" and a cover song. The third version has "Hello America" and a track for their LP. I can't amend roles to credit the band members who wrote the album track on version 3, because they already have been credited on the parent version. How should I work around that?

I would ask if it'd be acceptable to credit song writers on each individual version they contribute to instead of just a parent release, but you'd still have the parent release override.
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 23, 2014 5:28 pm 
 

MetalCuresHeadaches wrote:
http://www.metal-archives.com/albums/Def_Leppard/Hello_America/427884

I'm running into the issue that I can't add additional roles to artists on child releases if they've already been credited for something for the parent release. The above album has 2 versions with Def Leppard's "Hello America" and a cover song. The third version has "Hello America" and a track for their LP. I can't amend roles to credit the band members who wrote the album track on version 3, because they already have been credited on the parent version. How should I work around that?

I would ask if it'd be acceptable to credit song writers on each individual version they contribute to instead of just a parent release, but you'd still have the parent release override.


Not sure I follow you... Can't you just re-add the band members in the additional/version line-up with whatever role you need?

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 24, 2014 3:18 pm 
 

Yes, you can, but my main point was that when doing so, you end up double listing artists, as Joe Elliot is now on the lineup tab. It works, sure, but it just looks off.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 25, 2014 12:59 am 
 

false_icon wrote:
A bizarre behaviour generating duplicates in 6 steps:

1. Edit the master release

2. Change the picture of the cover, but don't validate your change (to still have initial additional notes to cut and paste to a new version)

3. Create a new version that uses the older cover (and copy the additional notes, if needed, from the master release)

4. Validate the changes of the master release

5. Validate the new version:
- error message about the not-found cover
- still on the edit page
- BUT NEW VERSION WAS ADDED WITH THE MASTER RELEASE NEW COVER

6. Change the cover of the new version with the old one you previously saved on your HDD:
- DUPLICATE CREATED

It happened when updating / creating new versions for Abruptum's Obscuritatem Advoco Amplectère Me, where the master release was featuring a later repress cover.
So this should be deleted.


Ok, so I changed it so that if you do the above steps, step #5 will create the version without errors, but the cover art will not be copied, because, as expected, it will be gone from the edits in step #4.
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I added the entry for this 7 inch version http://www.metal-archives.com/albums/Slayer/Serenity_in_Murder/428573#album_tabs_lineup which has less songs that the CD versions. So I wanted to remove or change some credits but it´s not possible to do so as the mother release credits can not be altered. How can I fix this?

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 25, 2014 11:33 pm 
 

To get a bit deeper on Erosion of Sanity's question regarding reissues which feature two recordings on the same disc (ie. the Dark Tranquillity situation he was referring to for instance), and a question related to labels with European and American offices ...

As some of you know, it was common back in the late 80's/early 90's to cram EPs as bonus tracks on CDs, or combine two LPs together if they fit on a single CD. Usually, they would do this by marketing the CD as being the most recent full-length, and mention something like "features 1st LP as bonus" or whatever.

What about situations where it's the other way around, ie. an EP whose CD version gets a full-length as bonus tracks? The specific item I'm relating to is Indestroy "Senseless Theories" (1989). In North America, it wasn't released on CD, only as LP and probably tape by New Renaissance. The same goes for their self-titled debut from 1987. However, in Europe, SPV pressed a CD named "Senseless Theories/First Album" in 1989 - the cover is from "Senseless Theories" with the mention "Incl. First Album".

If I understand correctly, I should add it as another version of "Senseless Theories", add the tracks from the debut as bonus, and then mention in "Additional Notes" that the bonus tracks are from the debut album. However, should I leave the "Release type" as being an EP, or change it to "Compilation" or "Full-length"? That specific release contains an EP and a full-length and is actually a compilation of their two releases, so I'm a bit confused.

The other thing with 80's/90's releases is that some labels had offices both in Europe and the USA. Some still do. That Indestroy is an example of that - in the USA, it was New Renaissance. In Europe, it was marketed by SPV. The copyright reads as follow :

(c) 1989 New Renaissance, a division of SPV. Im Vertrieb der SPV GmbH.

That's still a New Renaissance band. If you search "New Renaissance" in the database, it shows "New Renaissance - USA". Should I add a new label named something like "New Renaissance/SPV GmbH - Germany" and associate the release with it, or just associate it with SPV GmbH, which already exists? The catalog number is a SPV one, SPV 85-9804.

I've ran into this with some European Wild Rags releases too. Wild Rags is a label from the USA. However, some of their releases were only available in Europe through Semaphore Productions (a distributor) - they still show the Wild Rags logo, but the address is in the Netherlands. Catalog number for those starts with WRE/90x-2, not WRR. The Hellwitch "Syzygial Miscreancy" CD is an example of that - Wild Rags didn't press it on CD in the USA as far as I know. However, in Europe, a CD version was manufactured by Semaphore Productions, but still with the Wild Rags logo. It doesn't mention "licensed by", it's as if Wild Rags had an European office (which I seriously doubt). I added it with Semaphore as the label, but was wondering if I should have added a new entry for "Wild Rags/Semaphore - Netherlands".

And while we're at this label thing - how should I work with Century Media USA vs Century Media Germany? I know that it started as a German label. However, some releases are only available in Europe, others in the USA, and they both use slightly different catalog numbers & barcodes. The same goes for Noise Records, they had an office in the USA as well and used a completely different catalog numbering scheme. Should they be treated as two different labels? One a child of the other? The same question is also valid for Roadrunner USA vs Roadrunner Europe.

What about releases that are co-produced by 2 or more labels? I have a few like that. A label partners up with another to split the cost of releasing the disc. Both logos are printed on the tray card, and the release actually has two catalog numbers. Should I mention simply one and complete the info in the "Additional Notes", or can it be added as a feature?

What about distributors? Early Nuclear Blast releases were distributed by SPV. Take the original CD edition of Incubus "Beyond the Unknown" for example - if you look at the spine, the catalog number is "NUCLEAR BLAST 039 CD (SPV 84-29862)". You can see "NB 039 CD" on the back. Should I omit the SPV part and just enter "NB 039 CD" as the catalog number? Or rather enter it as "NB 039 CD/SPV 84-29862" ?

A final question - what about releases without a barcode? Should I add something like "Barcode: None" in the Identifiers part? SHould releases that were first pressed without a barcode (some early Noise Records editions for example) and then repressed a year or two later with a barcode be treated as two separate versions? Should that go in the "Additional Notes" instead?
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 26, 2014 2:14 am 
 

My two cents:

I've been putting most of that in additional notes field, for example, albums with two lables I'll put thr main label like Century Media as the label and then co-released by __ in the additional notes with the other catalog numbers. Another thing is that NuclearBlast and Century Media and I'm guessing the other big lables have entries for American and European on the site already so I usually go that route. And if there's no barcode or other identifiers I've been leaving that box empty.
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I'm trying to add a vinyl version of an album but I'm having some trouble. Whenever I try to add tracks to side B they are added to side A instead. Is there a way around this or should I just have everything on side A?

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You have to drag the 'side B' icon into place. When you add the songs (if it wasn't vinyl or cassette already) they always just show up as being on 'side A'.
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Thanks dude!

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Regarding some of invocator2k's questions: This is why I have been putting the country in the description field, like: Germany (Limited edition, Digipak, Reissue). Using that nomenclature.

Alhadis pointed out that this causes an unattractive circumstance when viewing collections and reviews. It doubles up the parentheses: (Germany (Limited edition, Digipak, Reissue)). Maybe I'll drop the parentheses...
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I can't figure out how to add a different version of an album.

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