Puzzled by "Play Artist" repeating itself

I have 31 Bob Dylan albums. Roon sees 90+ albums between Tidal and Qobuz

January 1 listening marathon, I searched “Bob Dylan” and hit “play artist”

69 songs later, I’m thinking… there’s a lot of repeats happening here. So I selected and downloaded the queue and here it is.


I’m sure I can press a few focus and other buttons to avoid this, but why is the default to only play a certain tiny subset of songs and then repeat them? And why are they all from Qobuz?

(Running 1.8 on a Delta server)

Thanks. Wishing everyone a happy new year.

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Hi @seth_Godin1 ,

Thanks for the report! Just to confirm here, by artist play, do you mean you have started Roon off of the Play Now button on Bob Dylan’s Artist page?

Looking over Bob Dylan’s discography page, it looks like there are more albums of his on Qobuz than discovery, so seeing a majority of Qobuz albums is not too unexpected.

I tried to reproduce the behavior on my end and out of 100 tracks, there were no repeats as far as I could tell, here is the tracklist I saw:

A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall
Ain't Talkin'
All Along the Watchtower
All the Tired Horses
As I Went Out One Morning
Ballad of a Thin Man
Ballad of Hollis Brown
Black Rider
Blowin' in the Wind
Bob Dylan's Blues
Boots of Spanish Leather
Chimes of Freedom
Corrina, Corrina
Days of '49
Desolation Row
Dirt Road Blues
Do Right to Me Baby (Do Unto Others)
Don't Fall Apart on Me Tonight
Down the Highway
Everything Is Broken
Floater (Too Much to Ask)
Girl from the North Country
Goin' to Acapulco
Gotta Serve Somebody
Highway 61 Revisited
I Believe in You
I Dreamed I Saw St. Augustine
I Feel a Change Comin' On
I Shall Be Free No. 10
I Threw It All Away
I Want You
If Not for You
I'll Be Your Baby Tonight
Inside Out
Is Your Love in Vain?
It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry
It's All Over Now, Baby Blue
I've Made Up My Mind to Give Myself to You
John Wesley Harding
Just Like a Woman
Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues
Key West (Philosopher Pirate)
Lay Lady Lay
Maggie's Farm
Man in the Long Black Coat
Man of Peace
Masters of War
Meet Me in the Morning
Most of the Time
Mr. Tambourine Man
My Back Pages
My Own Version of You
My Wife's Home Town
Nashville Skyline Rag
Nettie Moore
New Blue Moon
New Morning
North Country Blues
Oh, Sister
One More Night
One of Us Must Know (Sooner or Later)
Only a Pawn in Their Game
Outlaw Blues
Peggy Day
Please, Mrs. Henry
Pledging My Time
Precious Angel
Queen Jane Approximately
Rainy Day Women #12 & 35
Señor (Tales of Yankee Power)
She Belongs to Me
Shelter from the Storm
Simple Twist of Fate
Slow Train
Song to Woody
Spirit on the Water
Stuck Inside of Mobile With the Memphis Blues Again
Subterranean Homesick Blues
Sweetheart Like You
The Devil's Been Busy
The Times They Are A-Changin'
The Wicked Messenger
Time Passes Slowly
To Be Alone with You
Tombstone Blues
Tonight I'll Be Staying Here with You
Tough Mama
True Love Tends to Forget
Tryin' to Get to Heaven
Tweeter and the Monkey Man
Went to See the Gypsy
What Was It You Wanted
When You Gonna Wake Up
Wilbury Twist

Do you by any chance have Limit Roon Radio to Library turned on?

thanks @noris I appreciate the response

no, limit to library is not turned on

but just tried again, using ff to go through 40 songs

weird #1 no repeats. Coincidence is a weird brain trick!
weird #2 every single track is Qobuz. Not one from my library.

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Thanks for giving it another try, @seth_Godin1 !

I did notice about 90% of the queue on my end was from Qobuz as well, with the occasional TIDAL track, this is most likely because Qobuz has a larger Bob Dylan collection.

If you fast-forwarded enough, you may have seen one or two TIDAL tracks later in. If you notice any more strange track repeats, please do let us know!

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