This month we take a quick tour through the world of Metadata Quality Control, the most exciting way to enjoy a life lived in spreadsheets. We focus on problems that arise as libraries grow larger and inconsistencies abound, with our signature TTA tips and tricks to help you make sense of the mess. Working […]
When finding strategies for curating your music and making effective playlists, there are some factors that can help you get off to a good start. The idea of setting up all of your tracks in playlist albums can be quite a challenging task. However, with these basic steps, you will be able to group your […]
First off, if you don’t know what blockchain technology is, welcome to the club. There seems to be a lot of misconceptions about the technology and concepts that can be difficult to grasp. In short, Blockchain is a distributed and immutable (unchanging over time or unable to be changed) ledger, allowing you to track almost […]
If you are a music library representing a specific style or multiple styles of music from many different composers or songwriters, it is important to create a keyword schema or taxonomy that fits. I will break down a step by step approach for taxonomy creation. Certain basic factors to begin with, is making sure you […]
This info may be of interest for those who work with indie artist submissions for TV/Film. We created a platform to rank music in the criteria of production quality, sync-ability, overall musicianship, songwriting and BPM. We hope this strategy will help in organization and speed for getting through thousands of tracks.
If you happen to set up categories for your music library or you are an independent artist categorizing your own music, I am sure you have stumbled upon a song or two that you really can’t pinpoint for a main genre. Here are a few listening tips to help you with this challenge.
Music Keywording Techniques
This is a brief guide to help artists create for themselves, a tagging protocol for their music library. After tagging music for Pandora and currently tagging and collecting metadata for licensing companies, I have gained some important and vital techniques for music keywording/tagging.