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=MusicBrainz Community Projects=
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In order to somehow structure our efforts on fixing and completing MusicBrainz data, the community sometimes forms projects around specialized areas. This helps people to coordinate their [[How Editing Works|editing]] efforts and to find like-minded editors with knowledge in similar areas. 
  
Somewhere in 2006 some Contributors have started to found small CommunityProject<code><nowiki></nowiki></code>s around specialized areas. This helps people to coordinate their [[How Editing Works| editing]] efforts and to find like minded editors and with knowledge in similar areas. 
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Feel free to contact, or join these groups, or found a new one!
  
In fact such projects and joined efforts are ''the'' way to deal with the growth of both the community and the database. Feel free to contact, or join these groups, or found a new one!  
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==Reports==
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[http://musicbrainz.org/reports Reports] are lists of things that might need fixing. Feel free to work on them!
  
==List of Projects==
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==Ongoing projects==
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;[[Cleanup Of The Month]]
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:Every month a new artist is chosen from a list of nominations to be the subject of Collaboration of the Month. The aim is to work as a team to provide the most complete discography possible for a major artist in one month.
  
* '''[[Collaboration Of The Month|CollaborationOfTheMonth]]'''
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;[[/Amazon Japanese Catalog Number Cleanup|Amazon Japanese Catalog Number Cleanup]]
<ul><li style="list-style-type:none">Every month a new artist is chosen from a list of nominations to be the subject of Collaboration of the Month. The aim is to work as a team to provide the most complete discography possible for a major artist in one month.
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:Trying to fix Japanese releases that have different catalog number than on Amazon
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* '''[[Artist Pages That Need Regular Cleaning Up|ArtistPagesThatNeedRegularCleaningUp]]'''
 
<ul><li style="list-style-type:none">This page lists artist pages that need regular cleaning up (e.g. Artists like Intro, Mozart, etc. that get attributed with tracks that belong to another artist).
 
</ul>
 
* [[BBC Teams Editing MusicBrainz|BBCTeamsEditingMusicBrainz]]
 
<ul><li style="list-style-type:none">Describes how the BBC /music teams and MusicBrainz community plan to work together.
 
</ul>
 
* '''[[Tracks With Multiple Artists|TracksWithMultipleArtists]]'''
 
<ul><li style="list-style-type:none">This page tries to list all releases that have tracks that consist of more than one song by more than one artist.
 
</ul>
 
* '''[[Releases With Pregap Tracks|ReleasesWithPregapTracks]]'''
 
<ul><li style="list-style-type:none">This page tries to list all releases that have [[Pregap Tracks|PregapTracks]].
 
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* '''[[Jazz]] Project''', '''[[Soul]] Project'''
 
<ul><li style="list-style-type:none">The [[Jazz]] project contains a number of resources for jazz oriented editors ([[Jazz/Compositions|compositions list]] in their canonical form, [[Jazz/Collections|list of collections]] to tidy, informations about [[Jazz/Labels|labels]], a [[Jazz/Words|"jazzy wiktionary"]], [[Jazz/Quotes|a quote board]] and more). The [[Soul]] project is still in its infancy, and for now just has a [[Soul/Compositions|compositions list]].
 
<ul><li style="list-style-type:none">The [[Jazz]] "project" is mainly [[User:dmppanda|dmppanda]]s pet pages. With the exception of [[Jazz/Compositions]], none of these pages were used by anyone else as far as I can tell, and both [[Jazz/Labels]] and [[Jazz/Collections]] should be migrated to the new [[Label]] feature in the database. Similarly, the Soul project doesn't hold any content but [[Soul/Compositions]]. Both these "compositions" pages are very valuable. Maybe the compositions projects could be reorganized/regrouped to something like [[Compositions Project|CompositionsProject]]?
 
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</ul>
 
* '''[[Frogs Tidying Marathon|FrogsTidyingMarathon]]'''
 
<ul><li style="list-style-type:none">This page tracks the cleaning effort for French artists.
 
</ul>
 
* '''[[Musical Terms Translations|MusicalTermsTranslations]]'''
 
<ul><li style="list-style-type:none">This page provides translations of musical terms commonly found in track titles and release titles.
 
</ul>
 
* '''[[Mailing Lists Compared To Forums|MailingListsComparedToForums]]'''
 
<ul><li style="list-style-type:none">This page gathers what we'd miss if switching to the forums.
 
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* '''[[Sub Optimal Credits|SubOptimalCredits]]'''
 
<ul><li style="list-style-type:none">This page tries to to keep track of artists, releases and tracks which have [[Advanced Relationships|AR's]] attached in an un-optimal way (ie., when the correct AR doesn't exist or the information is presumed)
 
</ul>
 
* '''[[Racing The Tide|RacingTheTide]]''' short term page to collaborate on whether to merge a possibly duplicate Chemical Brothers album(s).
 
  
See also [[Additional Metadata|AdditionalMetadata]].  
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;[[/BBC Review Cleanup|BBC Review Cleanup]]
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:Trying to map unlinked BBC reviews to MusicBrainz.
  
==Further Details and Discussion==
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;[[Tracks With Multiple Artists]]
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:This page includes a list of releases that have tracks that consist of more than one song by more than one artist. Most of them can now be cleaned up in the actual database, please help!
  
Are there any more existing projects? If so, please add them!
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;[[Releases With Pregap Tracks]]
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:This page tries to list all releases that have [[Hidden Track|pregap tracks]], which we currently can't store as part of CDs. 
  
How do the members of these projects communicate? Do you use the [[Web Forum|WebForum]]<code><nowiki></nowiki></code>s, [[IRC]], whatnot? Do you have special channels there?
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;[[BBC Teams Editing MusicBrainz]]  
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:Describes how the BBC /music teams and MusicBrainz community plan to work together.
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See also [[Additional Metadata]].
  
IIUC not all of these are "community projects" but more of the "stuff that helps with editing" kind. Should we keep all of them here? separated in two sections? as a new page/category? --[[User:DonRedman|DonRedman]]  
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;[[Editing Tools]]
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:Tools to speed up the process of importing a release into Musicbrainz when the data exists externally.
  
[[Category:To Be Reviewed]] [[Category:Community Project]]
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;[[Budget recordings of Alfred Scholz]]
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: A page to help decipher the many fictitious and fake artists credited in hundreds of budget classical releases.
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== Status unknown ==
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;[[Musical Terms Translations]]
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:This page provides translations of musical terms commonly found in track titles and release titles.
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;[[Jazz|Jazz Project]] / [[Soul|Soul Project]]
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:The [[Jazz]] project contains a number of resources for jazz oriented editors ([[Jazz/Compositions|compositions list]] in their canonical form, [[Jazz/Collections|list of collections]] to tidy, information about [[Jazz/Labels|labels]], a [[Jazz/Words|"jazzy wiktionary"]], [[Jazz/Quotes|a quote board]] and more). The [[Soul]] project is still in its infancy, and for now just has a [[Soul/Compositions|compositions list]].
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:* The [[Jazz]] "project" is mainly [[User:dmppanda|dmppanda]]s pet pages. With the exception of [[Jazz/Compositions]], none of these pages were used by anyone else as far as I can tell, and both [[Jazz/Labels]] and [[Jazz/Collections]] should be migrated to the new [[Label]] feature in the database. Similarly, the Soul project doesn't hold any content but [[Soul/Compositions]]. Both these "compositions" pages are very valuable. Maybe the compositions projects could be reorganized/regrouped to something like [[Compositions Project|CompositionsProject]]?
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== Past projects ==
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;[[Frogs Tidying Marathon]]
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:This page tracks the cleaning effort for French artists.

Latest revision as of 06:20, 22 October 2018

In order to somehow structure our efforts on fixing and completing MusicBrainz data, the community sometimes forms projects around specialized areas. This helps people to coordinate their editing efforts and to find like-minded editors with knowledge in similar areas.

Feel free to contact, or join these groups, or found a new one!

Reports

Reports are lists of things that might need fixing. Feel free to work on them!

Ongoing projects

Cleanup Of The Month
Every month a new artist is chosen from a list of nominations to be the subject of Collaboration of the Month. The aim is to work as a team to provide the most complete discography possible for a major artist in one month.
Amazon Japanese Catalog Number Cleanup
Trying to fix Japanese releases that have different catalog number than on Amazon
BBC Review Cleanup
Trying to map unlinked BBC reviews to MusicBrainz.
Tracks With Multiple Artists
This page includes a list of releases that have tracks that consist of more than one song by more than one artist. Most of them can now be cleaned up in the actual database, please help!
Releases With Pregap Tracks
This page tries to list all releases that have pregap tracks, which we currently can't store as part of CDs.
BBC Teams Editing MusicBrainz
Describes how the BBC /music teams and MusicBrainz community plan to work together.

See also Additional Metadata.

Editing Tools
Tools to speed up the process of importing a release into Musicbrainz when the data exists externally.
Budget recordings of Alfred Scholz
A page to help decipher the many fictitious and fake artists credited in hundreds of budget classical releases.

Status unknown

Musical Terms Translations
This page provides translations of musical terms commonly found in track titles and release titles.
Jazz Project / Soul Project
The Jazz project contains a number of resources for jazz oriented editors (compositions list in their canonical form, list of collections to tidy, information about labels, a "jazzy wiktionary", a quote board and more). The Soul project is still in its infancy, and for now just has a compositions list.


Past projects

Frogs Tidying Marathon
This page tracks the cleaning effort for French artists.