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Get genres from MusicBrainz #3053
Next release of MusicBrainz will have genre support. An example can be seen at https://beta.musicbrainz.org/release-group/3bd76d40-7f0e-36b7-9348-91a33afee20e (JSON web service output: https://beta.musicbrainz.org/ws/2/release-group/3bd76d40-7f0e-36b7-9348-91a33afee20e?fmt=json&inc=genres )
beets should fetch these and allow MusicBrainz to be used as "genre authority".
Looks like a PR will be needed on musicbrianzngs, as it currently doesn't support
It should be relatively simple to add as genres are laid out just like tags, so it's a pretty simple case of adding it to the right dicitonaries and using