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 […]
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 […]
Genre and Sub-genre are the most important fields when organizing your library. Using standard Genres are very important and should be created based on the styles of music you represent. There are different guidelines behind populating these fields. The most common is to populate a one genre tag and up to 4 sub-genre tags. […]
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.