Step 1. Launch Kodi, click on Add-ons tab.
Updated on July 4, 2023
If you're wondering if you can listen to Bandcamp playlists on your Firestick, you'll be happy to hear, the answer is yes. As the matter of fact, from now on, with the reputed Kodi media center, you get to enjoy Bandcamp music on any Kodi compatible devices, which includes Android TV, Android boxes, and more - and it's free and legal. On this post, you'll find out how.
I'll demonstrate the installation on Kodi Nexus 20.2, this installation guide applies to all compatible devices including Amazon Firestick, Fire TV, Android & iOS, Mac, Android TV, Android Boxes, etc.
Bandcamp is one of the best online music streaming & publishing platform in American and enjoys great popularity, but the lack of access to Bandcamp from the popular home media streaming solution – Kodi, is a notable issue for both of their giant user base.
For those who are not quite familiar with the latter, Kodi is media player program that is compatible with most Android streaming devices these days. Kodi features the potential of extending its functionality with app-like Kodi plug-ins known as ‘Kodi addons'. Mostly free, Kodi addons usually serve up unlimited video/music content for Kodi users by scraping available streams from the internet.
The good news is, on May 24 in 2021, the official Kodi website released a couple of addon additions, and that includes Bandcamp addon. These addons have been included in official Kodi addon repository, meaning team Kodi has thoroughly censored and gave credit to these addons for reliability and trustworthiness. Now, you may wonder…
Bandcamp addon, developed by kxmxpxtx, is a third-party music Kodi addon for streaming tracks from bandcamp.com, to any Kodi compatible devices – free and legal.
On Bandcamp addon, you can freely discover Bandcamp music in 27 genres, each has further categorizations for locating favored types of music precisely. If you have a specific track, album or artist to look for, Bandcamp addon supports you to search from Bandcamp website database. Additionally, with the support of integration with your Bandcamp account, you're allowed to enjoy your personal music collection as well.
Bandcamp Kodi addon makes sure you don't miss out on anything. It grants you the exact same experience as listening on Bandcamp website or official Bandcamp app, with not only the equivalent music inventory, but also detailed music info: track, artist, album, genre, duration, thumbnail and artwork.
Seems fantastic, right? Now, I'd like to step by step show you how to install Bandcamp addon on Kodi.
Step 1. Launch Kodi, click on Add-ons tab.
Step 2. Click on the ‘Box icon' from the upper-left side of the interface.
Step 3. Click Install from repository.
Step 4. Locate and click on Kodi Add-on repository.
Step 5. Click Music add-ons.
Step 6. Locate and click on Bandcamp.
Step 7. Click Install from the lower-right side of the interface.
Step 8. Click OK to install essential dependencies for Bandcamp addon.
Step 9. A few seconds (or longer, depending on your network connection) later, a message will pop up on the upper-right side saying: Bandcamp Addon Installed. That's it! Bandcamp addon is now fully installed on your Kodi, enjoy!
Step 1. In Kodi, go to Add-ons > Music addons.
Step 2. Launch Bandcamp addon, click ‘Add your username to access the collection'.
Step 3. From the General Tab of the setting menu, click on Username on the right side.
Step 4. Enter your username, or anyone's username that you like to listen to music collection from, and click OK, no password needed. Enter the username correctly, typos will result in incorrect collection generated or ‘Bandcamp error chech the log for more information.' later during use.
Step 5. Click OK from the right side of the settings menu to confirm your settings.
Step 6. As you can see, two new folders are generated from the Bandcamp addon main menu, standing respectively for the user's music collection and wishlist.
Issues during use may occur, because that happens to all newly released addons. You can always raise your questions at Kodi forum, since Bandcamp is an official Kodi addon and endorsed by the official Kodi. Also, feel free to reach me on twitter:@oswald97304685, if you have further questions or better ideas on Bandcamp addon. Have a good one.
A: Kodi is a free and open-source media player software application developed by the XBMC Foundation. Kodi features a sleek option buttons layout, easy to navigate GUI (Graphical User Interface), wide scope of video format supported, and smooth video playback performance and the specialty in serving as a media library for Kodi users to manage their media collection. The best part of Kodi is that the numerous versatile Kodi addons that capture online media streams, to provide users with gorgeous audiovisual content without cost.
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