FAQ: When I press Play Artist, how does Roon choose the songs to play?

FAQ: When I press Play Artist, how does Roon choose the songs to play?

When you press Play Artist, Roon randomly shuffles and plays that artist's discography, as well as any tracks they are featured on.
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