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Clementine

The latest Clementine music player available in the Clementine Development PPA got some very interesting new features: you can now listen to Grooveshark or Spotify songs through Clementine. For this, you need a Spotify Premium / Grooveshark Anywhere account though.

I've only tested the Grooveshark plugin (because I don't have a Spotify Premium account) and I can tell you it works pretty well already. Also, most of the Grooveshark features can be accessed from Clementine: you can add a song to your favourites, create new playlists, add songs to a Grooveshark playlist or get a song share url. What's not yet available is listening to a Grooveshark radio station.


Clementine preferences

Other changes include: reorganization of the Preferences dialog, you can configure the quality when converting music before copying it to a device, A new "Search for anything" box above the sidebar, Unity quicklists and more.

Update: the latest Clementine also comes with an option to disable the playlist background image (under Preferences > Behavior > Enable playlist background image).


If you want to test the latest Clementine development build in Ubuntu, use the commands below (warning: the packages may be unstable!):
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:me-davidsansome/clementine-dev 
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install clementine


Thanks to Olof Nord for the tip!
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