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A command line application that lets you search for different artists, albums, songs and their lyrics.

Project description


MusixLI brings MusixMatch to the terminal, allowing you to view the following without leaving your command line:

  • Songs
  • Artists
  • Albums
  • Lyrics


Pip Installation

The following command will install MusixLI:

$ pip3 install musixli

If you are not installing in a virtualenv, run with sudo:

$ sudo pip3 install musixli

Once installed, run the optional MusixLI auto-completer with interactive help:

$ musixli

Run commands:

$ msx <command> [options] [args]



$ msx <command> [options] [args]

Auto-Completer and Interactive Help

Optionally, you can enable fish-style completions and an auto-completion menu with interactive help:

$ musixli

If available, the auto-completer also automatically displays commands through a pager.

Within the auto-completer, the same syntax applies:

musixli:$>> msx <command> [options] [args]


View Top Artists

Lists top 20 Artists at present from a specific Country.


$ msx artists --country [country name]  #default is US


$ msx artists
$ msx artists --country 'in'

View Top Songs

Lists top 20 Songs at present from a specific Country.


$ msx songs --country [country name]  #default is US


$ msx songs
$ msx songs --country 'in'

Search by Artist Name or Song Name

Provides a detailed list based on the query.


$ msx search --song [song name] --artist-name [artist name]


$ msx search --song 'Lose Yourself'
$ msx search --artist-name 'Eminem' --song 'Lose Yourself'

Search Albums

Provides a list of albums associated with an artist.


$ msx albums --artist-name [artist name]


$ msx albums --artist-name 'Eminem'

Find Similar Artists

Provides a list of artists similar to the specified artist.


$ msx related_artists --artist-name [artist name] --number [number of entries]  #default is 5


$ msx related_artists --artist-name 'Eminem'
$ msx related_artists --artist-name 'Drake' --number 10

Get Lyrics for a Specific Song

Opens a snippet of the lyrics of a specified song in the window itself or open the whole lyrics in the browser.


$ msx lyrics --artist-name [artist name] --song [song name] --browser [yes/no]  #default is no


$ msx lyrics --artist-name 'Eminem' --song 'Lose Yourself'
$ msx lyrics --artist-name 'Eminem' --song 'Lose Yourself' --browser 'yes'

Supported Python Versions

Python 3 and above.

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