MusicBrainz Server

MusicBrainz Server is the web frontend to the MusicBrainz Database and is accessible at http://musicbrainz.org.

MusicBrainz is a user-maintained open community that collects music metadata and makes it available to the public in the form of a relational database. For more information, [visit our website] (http://musicbrainz.org/doc/About).

To get help, please join #musicbrainz-devel on irc.freenode.net


Full installation instructions are available in INSTALL.md.

General Prerequisites:

  • Ubuntu/Debian
  • Perl (at least version 5.10.1)
  • PostgreSQL (at least version 9.1)
  • Memcached

Reporting bugs

Please report issues on our bug tracker.


Please submit all patches to bitbucket for review.


MusicBrainz Server is released under the GPLv2. See COPYING.

Further reading