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player: improved Spotify search capabilities (tracks, artist, album, and playlists) #495

tizonia opened this issue Jun 15, 2018 · 1 comment


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commented Jun 15, 2018


With the recent breakage of the libspotify playlist search functions, the only viable option that allows the retrieval of Spotify metadata seems to be the Spotify Web API. Using spotipy (see to retrieve playlist information, it is possible to recreate the playlist search functionality, at least partially. Spotify streaming is still possible using libspotify.

This issue is created to repair the '--spotify-playlist' option in the Tizonia player, as well as to add the following new search and playback capabilities:


@tizonia tizonia added the enhancement label Jun 15, 2018

@tizonia tizonia added this to the v0.15.0 milestone Jun 15, 2018

@tizonia tizonia changed the title player: Spotify search capabilities (tracks, artist, album, and playlists) player: improved Spotify search capabilities (tracks, artist, album, and playlists) Jun 15, 2018

juanrubio added a commit that referenced this issue Jun 15, 2018

player: Started integration of new spotify commands: --spotify-tracks…
…, --spotify-album, and spotify-artist (wip, see #495).

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commented Jun 15, 2018

Closing this now since this functionality has now been merged to trunk.

@tizonia tizonia closed this Jun 15, 2018

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