Universal artist scraper: Which tags are used for scraping?
did RTFM and remain confused.

Using online information, I have a superb database of artist bios. Thank you very much. The question, however, is which tags are used to scrape. I know artist, artistsort and albumartist add artists to the database. What about performer tags? Conductor? Composer? Then there are a host of Picard tags. If this is in the docs somewhere, please just point the way. I need to write some bash scripts (using metaflac + sed) to manipulate tags to match what the scraper uses.

Thanks for the terrific add-on.
If there are MBID's in your tags (eg musicbrainzartistid) then the scraper will use that to look up info as it avoids any disambiguation issues, being a unique id for each artist.

For a list of tags that Kodi can read from your music files, see here

Scraping and scanning are two different things though. A large majority of the information comes from the tags. The scrapers will then take the MBID's of artists and albums to look up further information online which is merged into the db.
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