I’ve been using Roon for over 4 years now and love the interface but in the last 6 months my library has been inundated by Roon adding Tidal albums that I have never listened to or even the style of music I like.
I can only assume that Roon has some sort of deal in place with Tidal to add promoted artists or albums to MY library without my permission.
If I look at my library in squeezebox there are 903 albums but in Roon there are 1109, for example the last album I added to the library was Lady by Lady about 3 months ago. Today is the first time I’ve switched it on in weeks yet there are albums added just 4 days ago.
I think Kanye West is an utter moron and would never listen to any of his music so why the hell is it in my library???
AFAIK Roon has no deal in place with TIDAL to add promoted artists or albums to anyone’s library without their permission. And that would seem to be confirmed by the response from the support team in the above thread. It’s more likely that your TIDAL account has been hacked.
I have had Tidal with my Roon since day one never itd never added anything I didn’t want. When you initially add Tidal to Roon it asks you if you would like to add it’s suggestions called Tidal Collections that’s the only time it would add anything if you did not decline that then that’s likely where they are coming from.
On first launch, Roon will ask you if you want to jump start your library with TIDAL collections. You can click the genres that interest you, and Roon will add a collection of albums from each selected genre as favorites to your TIDAL library. These albums are not stored on your hard drive, and you can always remove them later.
The minute you download Music for offline listening in the tidal app, it’s also added to My music in Tidal. And that list is synced toward your roon library. I’ve had the same issue in my roon library. Would be nice if roon could make an option to prevent this and rather let tidal live alongside your roon library without further ado.
Aah, THAT is plain weird… Perhaps you should chabge the pwd of the tidal account, just in case someone else is using it… that seems the only logical explanation why stuff would randomly show up in roon…
Roon does not add TIDAL content to your library automatically. The way Roon’s integration with TIDAL works is that we reflect your TIDAL favorites exactly as it exists in TIDAL. We do not add any additional content that is not in your TIDAL library, nor do we automatically add TIDAL content to your TIDAL library.
With that in mind, I’d like to help in trying to track down the cause of the behavior you’re seeing here.
First, I’d like to compare your Roon TIDAL library and your TIDAL favorites.
In Roon, go to the Album Browser and Focus on only TIDAL content.
Sort by Date Added, showing the most recently added albums.
In TIDAL, go to your favorited albums and sort by Date Added. Compare this to Roon.
In TIDAL, go to your favorited tracks and sort by Date Added. Compare this to Roon.
Can you share screenshots of the differences you’re seeing here?
As mentioned above, we’ve seen this type of behavior occur when the account was being used elsewhere without the knowledge of the primary account owner. I definitely recommend changing your TIDAL password just to be safe and seeing if this behavior continues.
Apologies for the troubles here, Chris. I can assure you that Roon does not add TIDAL content to your library automatically and we will do everything we can to make sure that we get to the bottom of what you’re seeing.