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 […]
Tagging instruments can sometimes be trickier than you think. In this blog, I offer some tips for identifying instrumentation that stand out in a song. I have chosen 3 different general styles of music that often come up when tagging production music: Orchestral, Electronic, Indie. When extracting the instruments that the dominant factor in a composition, […]
One of the most challenging jobs when tagging music is giving the proper genre tags to tracks that are of mixed styles. I have run across mixtures of Orchestral, Pop and Rock, Jazz and Electronica, Folk and New Age and the list goes on. There are many strategies behind categorizing these tracks. The most sensible way, would be to have both a Genre and Sub-Genre category/field, or Genre and 2 Sub-Genre fields. These fields can also be labeled as “categories” and “sub-categories” or “Styles”.