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Album headers in playlist

I thought that maybe someone could be interested in this.

Take a look at the pictures.
This is not fake but it is not what it seems to be.

The headers are what i call a "null mp3" that is less than a second long.
I only have to add this file to every albums folder that i want to have a header. Thats all.
Then i can add some info like totaltracks, albumlenght, rating etc...

The advantage is that i dont need to add extra tags to my songs, only to the null mp3 and i can add some extra album info. Also i can make some side by side album comparison.
The disadvantage is that i have to add this mp3 by hand and then all the info.

As requested, here is the null mp3 and my columnui config.
The problem is that i have a very particular way to detect albums. Something like if album a directoryname are equal then it is an album. The albumtag is to detect the null mp3.

I have an autoplaylist for albums (albumtag HAS 1) then i have quick search for the same directory with a hotkey. I select the album press the key and woala!
This is not for the average user. It is only to see how it works.
Excuse my English

Album headers in playlist

Reply #1
What a really good idea. I may give this a try....

Album headers in playlist

Reply #2
Is there an automated way of adding these?

Album headers in playlist

Reply #3
Impressively clever.

Album headers in playlist

Reply #4
How funny to read this now, in the PanelsUI era =D

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