I’ve been a Musicmatch user for many many years. They’ve always used Marimba to automatically download updates. But, unfortunately, version 10 is horribly broken, and it shit all over my music folder. There’s really no other way to put it.
The first time I ran the watchfolder update under the new version, it decided it knew where my files should go, rearranging the entire directory hierarchy, copying files around (to new directories organized by artist instead of album), and filling up the last 20GB of the disk. I lost a bunch of music in the chaos (not irretreivable, but this is a major pain in the ass to fix), and I never want to touch the thing with a 10 foot pole again. Stupid – this is why I hate iTunes!
I also recently discovered that Yahoo has purchased Musicmatch. I’d love to give Yahoo the benefit of the doubt for not destroying things they buy (read: flickr), but this is not the rosiest of starts.
EARTH TO MEDIA DEVELOPERS. I KNOW WHERE MY FILES GO. YOU DO NOT.