Last.fm Web Services

user.getArtistTracks

Get a list of tracks by a given artist scrobbled by this user, including scrobble time. Can be limited to specific timeranges, defaults to all time.

Example URLs

To get an example URL for this API call you'll first need to join Last.fm and then get an API account.

Params

user (Required) : The last.fm username to fetch the recent tracks of.
artist (Required) : The artist name you are interested in
startTimestamp (Optional) : An unix timestamp to start at.
page (Optional) : The page number to fetch. Defaults to first page.
endTimestamp (Optional) : An unix timestamp to end at.
api_key (Required) : A Last.fm API key.

Auth

This service does not require authentication.

Sample Response

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
    <lfm status="ok">
        <artisttracks user="RJ" artist="Metallica" page="1" perPage="50" totalPages="6" items="278">
            <track> 
                <artist mbid="65f4f0c5-ef9e-490c-aee3-909e7ae6b2ab">Metallica</artist>
                <name>Better Than You</name>
                <streamable>0</streamable>
                <mbid></mbid>
                <album mbid="b05cf8e3-67ad-4d40-9dc1-3a697e3a1bf8">Reload</album>
                <url>http://www.last.fm/music/Metallica/_/Better+Than+You</url>
                <image size="small">http://userserve-ak.last.fm/serve/34s/8600317.jpg</image>
                <image size="medium">http://userserve-ak.last.fm/serve/64s/8600317.jpg</image>
                <image size="large">http://userserve-ak.last.fm/serve/126/8600317.jpg</image>
                <image size="extralarge">http://userserve-ak.last.fm/serve/300x300/8600317.jpg</image>
                <date uts="1262887346">7 Jan 2010, 18:02</date>
        </track>
        ...
</artisttracks>
</lfm>

Errors

  • 2 : Invalid service - This service does not exist
  • 3 : Invalid Method - No method with that name in this package
  • 4 : Authentication Failed - You do not have permissions to access the service
  • 5 : Invalid format - This service doesn't exist in that format
  • 6 : Invalid parameters - Your request is missing a required parameter
  • 7 : Invalid resource specified
  • 8 : Operation failed - Something else went wrong
  • 9 : Invalid session key - Please re-authenticate
  • 10 : Invalid API key - You must be granted a valid key by last.fm
  • 11 : Service Offline - This service is temporarily offline. Try again later.
  • 13 : Invalid method signature supplied
  • 16 : There was a temporary error processing your request. Please try again
  • 26 : Suspended API key - Access for your account has been suspended, please contact Last.fm
  • 29 : Rate limit exceeded - Your IP has made too many requests in a short period