Search server release: 2013-05-15

Coninciding with our main server release, we’ve updated our search servers. This version fixes some bugs from the last release and adds support for countries and track ids.

Thanks for your hard work on this release, Paul!

Release Notes – MusicBrainz Search Server – Version 2013-05-15


  • [SEARCH-236] – Incomplete VA artist credit included for releases in recording search
  • [SEARCH-282] – REGRESSION:Johanne Sebastian Bach is not the first result when search for artist Bach
  • [SEARCH-283] – REGRESSION:"-" is returned instead of an empty list when there are no ISWCs for a work
  • [SEARCH-284] – REGRESSION:"-" is returned instead of an empty list when there are no ISRCs for a recording


  • [SEARCH-219] – Include alias sortnames when searching labels or artists
  • [SEARCH-257] – entity search : entity name should have more weight than aliases and artist credits
  • [SEARCH-268] – Add extended alias info to the ws search results
  • [SEARCH-269] – WS searches don’t return aliases that match the artist name


  • [SEARCH-274] – Support for changes to Countries in forthcoming Schema release
  • [SEARCH-285] – Support for TrackIds in forthcoming Schema Release

5 thoughts on “Search server release: 2013-05-15”

  1. Just wondering, are there any plans to update the MusicBrainz Server Virtual Machine? Or does that take alot of time to do?

    Thankyou 🙂

  2. Yep just another +1 for the search server being included on the virtual image.

    We’re holding back our mirrors until thats done

  3. ¿Cómo se puede insertar musicbranz como buscador de tags en Foobar2000?

  4. Could please someone tell us, HOWTO update the local seach server?

    What commands should be executed?

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