Artist collection ordered alphabetically (Library A-Z view)

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I'm enjoying the new features of the new site, but right now I'm missing the list of artists ordered by name. I'm talking about my artist collection. Are you going to include that feature again? Thanks!
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Mauricio Avilés

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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled How can I see libraries with artists arranged alphabetically?.

I want to be able to look at users' libraries (including my own!) sorted alphabetically, not just by number of listens. How might this be achieved? Or is this another feature you didn't consider?
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I also liked being able to sort by artist names as well as by plays. That is something I'm missing.. otherwise I like the new library -- just missing the option to sort by alphabetical order.
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I'd like to see this as well, I hope it comes back.
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I hate the new site and I'm missing the list of artists ordered by name. I'm talking about my artist collection. Are you going to include that feature again? Thanks!
I have 1800 artists in my library. How can I find an artist among 1800 ???
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Hey, I missed that in the previous version, too B-)

(Staff were working on fixing the alphabetic sorting routine in the old library interface when the switch over happened. I wonder how many people were taken by surprise by the switch?)

@popisbeautiful - you might need to go to the artist page and select the link that you have N plays for the artist.
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I miss this too.
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BenyoBoy

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Staff, please answer this. This is a feature I want back BADLY. Really.
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funky_nickie

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Will someone at Last.fm please answer this? Alphabetical sorting is absolutely essential for me.
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Claw

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Bumping. I want to know the answer.
 
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Will someone at Last.fm please answer this? Alphabetical sorting is absolutely essential for me. (2)
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Paul Celan

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Agreed. Rant threads like https://getsatisfaction.com/lastfm/topics/this-new-site-is-actually-a-mess this one get official response yet simple feedback (how to improve the library) goes seemingly unnoticed. It's unnerving.
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Jon, Community & Customer Services

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I've been told that it's being worked on alongside other changes and improvements to the library.  
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holland25

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Absolutely awesome, It's a great tool when you want to remove mistagged songs.
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I've never used it for 'misstagged songs', but with 20000+ artists in the library it's kind of useful anyway, to say the least.. Any news about this, Jon? You wrote your comment 3 months ago. How's the work on it going? Merry xmas and happy new year, btw :).
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When will that be? 4 months have passed since your last comment.
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Jon, Community & Customer Services

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I'm sorry, I don't have a timeline for when this feature will be restored just yet.  
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phoenixbloom

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Just bumping as this is another important thing that must return asap.
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Iezuz

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It's certainly not a good thing that the fastest way to find an artist from your library that starts with "Bra" but of which you don't know the full name anymore is to export the whole library with a third-party-tool, open it in a spreadsheet application and sort it by artist.
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Mauricio Avilés

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If there is a working third party tool to do that, please share with us. I have tried different tools, but none of them is working
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It's pretty sad that last.fm has forced its users to rely on third-party tools to provide super useful functionality that they carelessly removed.

What a stupid decision on last.fm's part.

I really hope some competitor comes in and wipes last.fm out. They deserve to go under for how disrespectful they've been to their users.
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It has been 11 months. There is no plan to change it. Lazy ass fuckers. Who will go under. I am ready to bounce.
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@Mauricio Avilés
If I remember correctly I used he LastScrape tool.
http://encukou.github.io/lastscrape-gui/
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Jon, Community & Customer Services ... 1 year ago
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Official Response
I've been told that it's being worked on alongside other changes and improvements to the library.


Thanks.
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BenyoBoy

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This statement has been made more than 2 years ago, what the actual fuck?
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Sam Eddington

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Is there any further news on this? There are over 9,000 artists in my library, and I really relied on this feature to remind myself of things I hadn't listened to in a while.
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cookie

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Bumping... Still waiting and hoping...:)
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Bumping. I used to be an almost daily user of Last.fm, but only get on a few times a month now, and pretty much every time I do I find something new and awful. I've seen a lot of examples of "don't fix it if it's not broken" and think this update is the winner (loser?).
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Last.fm doesn't care about us anymore. It's time to move on and forget about them.
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Mauricio Avilés

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Will this ever be fixed? It's been a long time and it doesn't seem like a hard thing to do. If it's going to stay this way at least last.fm should say that.
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Still missing this feature!!! :(
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled What will happen to search collection by alphabet? It will be available again?.
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Chad Johnson

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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled I can no longer view an alphabetical list of artists in my library? Really???.

Wow. I can't believe this functionality has been removed.

Keeping track of scrobbles is the only reason I've been hanging on.

I'm trying to find an old artist I listened to that started with the letter "B" -- now I can't, thanks to your new interface which lacks this feature.

How lousy. I guess there's no reason for me to keep hanging on. 

You suck last.fm. Seriously. You all completely ruined last.fm. It's a sinking ship now -- I hope it sinks to the bottom of the ocean and becomes another thing of the past. You all deserve to fail miserably for what you've done.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Comeback Artist Collection Gallery.

I loved this function and I don't understand why you deleted.

Please get back this view, it was very nostalgic and a sort to knew your tastes.

I would also suggest to implement this view in the chart album profile.

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I miss this too.
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Quintin Drake

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Yes alphabetical list of artists and being able to show least played artists first needs urgently to be addressed, last fm please have courtesy to respond. 
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i miss it so much
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Bumping, bumping, bumping, waiting....
And while we are waiting, could you please make it possible to at least view the friend list (oh sorry, i mean followingers or followers or whatever it's called nowadays) in alphabetical order, like before? As it is now- since you changed everything- I have to google, to find my lastfm friends- it's easier and quicker than finding them on the follower or following (2 lists- stupid!) list on lastfm! 
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Bumping..... again! WoW Last.fm, you guys are really on the ball with these updates! This would be comical if it wasn't so sad. You went live with the beta site, without any of the coding done. It's mind boggling that it has now taken this long and still none of Last.fm basic features are back. Is the Last.fm staff 1 coder deep? Surely, you don't have a large staff working on this? Did everyone that had any idea of what they were doing leave? CBS isn't paying for this are they? So many questions and so few answers.

I used to be here daily for the interaction on the forums (Which no longer exist, either), but now I check in every once in awhile. Over half of my friends list no longer scrobble or come on regularly or at all. You've had to have lost over half of your users.... yeah, this update was brilliant (sarcasm)!
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This is probably the feature I miss most often. Just having the option to find something you listened to once or twice and only remember vaguely is hard if you have to go through page after page to find it. It's kind of the main practical use of a library, and it's totally dependent on having a way of navigating besides playcount. I can't keep track of those numbers :/
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Still missing...plus I must continue my incessant nagging about not liking the 50 per page view on all lists, it's horrible, so many damn pages... I really miss being able to view all of my top 500 on a single page, it was magic.