I'm the CTO of jamendo, feel free to ask me questions/comments about the
API. (quick doc : http://wiki.jamendo.com/index.php/EnMusicApi
As far as I can tell, Jamendo does not have any sort of
Actually we can stream anything as you can see on the wiki page
A per-tag stream :
If you're looking for an artist:
matches the tracks of our artist "binarymind".
I'm not sure of the best way to integrate Jamendo into Rhythmbox in the
short-term (the plugin would be the long term solution). Laurent, any
I think there are a few solutions :
- "Augment" rythmbox when it detects a jamendo playlist / song (make it
fetch the artwork, display the CC licence, display feedback links,
bittorrent links, ..)
- Access the jamendo library with the Artist / Album browser, as if the
files were on disk, and stream/download them when playing.
(You can fetch all the artists with a call like that
and then the albums for one artist with
- Display a "tag cloud", make the user select its favourite tags, and
launch the radio associated with the tags.
- Make the user able to fetch its jamendo playlists (API is not ready yet)
> * RHYTHMBOX PLUG-IN EXPERIMENTATION (lmacken, ssalevan). Jamendo
> great xmlrpc calls. We'd like to hook into them so that Rhythmbox can
> show artist info -- maybe even in the notifications field for Rhythmbox.
> Like, say, where an artist will be playing, or where you can buy a
> t-shirt. Mostly, we'll just be playing around to figure out how this
> work. Luke/Steve, it might be worth finding some CVS space in
> if other people are interested in this.
We can probably do some pretty cool stuff with this. I haven't looked
at the API in great detail, but it doesn't look like there is a way to
retrieve album covers?
I've added a handy shortcut for that :
Even simplier :
I'll do my best to provide you with convenient ways to fetch the data
you want ;-) Thanks again for your support, we're very excited about it !