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Download and display album art for mpd tracks.

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# 🎵 bum

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`bum` is a daemon that downloads album art for songs playing in `mpd`/`mopidy` and displays them in a little window. `bum` doesn't loop on a timer, instead it waits for `mpd`/`mopidy` to send a `player` event. When it receives a `player` event it wakes up and downloads album art for the current playing track. This makes `bum` lightweight and makes it idle at `~0%` CPU usage.

`bum` uses [musicbrainz]( to source and download cover art, if an album is missing it's cover art you can easily create an account and fill in the data yourself. `bum` outputs a `release-id` which you can use to find the exact entry on musicbrainz.

Note: `bum` is meant to be used with files that don't have embedded album art (`mopidy-spotify`).


## Dependencies

- `python 3.6+`
- `python-mpv`
- `python-mpd2`
- `musicbrainzngs`

## Installation

pip3 install --user bum

## Usage

usage: bum [-h] [--size "px"] [--cache_dir "/path/to/dir"] [--version]

bum - Download and display album art for mpd tracks.

optional arguments:
-h, --help show this help message and exit
--size "px" what size to display the album art in.
--cache_dir "/path/to/dir"
Where to store the downloaded cover art.
--version Print "bum" version.
--port Use a custom mpd port.

## Donate

Donations will allow me to spend more time working on `bum`.

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