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A ListenBrainz submission client for MPD.


  • Submission of listen entries, including "Now Playing" entries
  • Full metadata support, including transmission of MusicBrainz IDs
  • Ability to submit feedback (Love/Hate) for individual recordings


  1. Install.

    AUR (Arch Linux)

    Install the listenbrainz-mpd AUR package.


    Run cargo install listenbrainz-mpd. Note: If you want to use the provided systemd service file, you need to enable the systemd cargo feature (-F systemd).

    Other Options

    Note: These are maintained by third parties.

  2. Configure your ListenBrainz user token through the configuration file or the LISTENBRAINZ_TOKEN environment variable.

    Place the sample configuration file in the appropriate location and fill in your ListenBrainz user token and potentially other relevant configuration.

    Platform Default config file location
    Linux $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/listenbrainz-mpd/config.toml
    macOS $HOME/Library/Application Support/listenbrainz-mpd/config.toml
    Windows {FOLDERID_LocalAppData}\listenbrainz-mpd\config.toml

    You can use the --create-default-config option to have this file automatically created for you.

  3. Run the binary, or install and enable the provided systemd service file.

    systemctl --user enable --now listenbrainz-mpd.service


Licensed under the terms of the GNU Affero General Public License v3.0 (see LICENSE.txt for details).


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