GETTING STARTED With SourceAudio

This is the first in a multi-part series on metadata for online music search platforms. In it we will go over the best features of each service, as well as tips and tricks on how to get the most out of your search metadata on each platform. For help choosing an online search platform for […]

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The Bootstrap Guide to Music Metadata

This month Marina and I put together a guide for libraries getting their start in DIY music publishing. We cover the basics of good library metadata practice, including how to tag your tracks, prep your files for delivery, and deliver to a client, distributor or subpublisher. For more information on selecting a good publishing platform, […]

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SOUNDALIKES IN METADATA – A Survey

This month, Marina and I took an informal survey on the use of SoundAlike metadata (the names of similar/related artists and musical works) in our industry.   Ad placement, the perennial wellspring of music careers and the burgeoning tech distro scene alike, has long had a symbiotic relationship with SoundAlikes, a longstanding musical tradition with […]

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NFTs In Music: The Long View

In the past few months, much hay has been made online over the prospective rise of NFTs, the crypto-artistic collectibles that, depending on who you ask, are either here to wholly transform the modern digital art and music industry for good, fall out as a fad in no time, or rapidly lead to the complete […]

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COVID-19 and the Production Music Industry

We are 7 months into the pandemic and for many in the music industry, we have encountered challenges and changes from our business models to how we work on a daily basis.  This is a brief study with articles that may be of interest to members of the production music industry.   OUTLOOK 2020: the […]

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