Tips to manage music catalog software
June 13, 2019 Blog Details Anusha Shivaram
Tips to manage music catalog software

Managing a music catalog is crucial for professionals in the music industry, such as record labels, music publishers, artists, and streaming platforms. Efficient management ensures that your music assets are well-organized, easily accessible, and can be monetized effectively. To help you manage your music catalog software effectively, here are a few tips:

Choose the right music catalog software:

Choose music catalog management software that fits your needs. Consider metadata, integration, scalability, and ease of use.

Organize metadata:

Accurate metadata is the backbone of a well-managed music catalog. Ensure that each song and sound recording is properly tagged with details like artist names, track titles, release dates, genre, and all other details.

Use consistent naming conventions:

Establish consistent naming conventions for every attribute in your music files. This makes it easier to locate and identify specific recordings.

Configure a standard/non-standard file structure:

Create a template to import music files into the software, grouping assets by artist, album, genre, or category.

Automate bulk data consumption:

Upgrade to the latest technology, that allows mass metadata ingestion with just one click.

Regularly update and maintain metadata:

Keep your catalog metadata up to date by regularly updating metadata, adding new releases, and eliminating outdated or duplicate entries.

Regular auditing:

Regularly auditing the music catalog ensures accuracy and completeness, identifying and fixing inconsistencies, errors, and missing metadata.

Automate data entry:

Integrating automation technology to fetch metadata from authoritative sources or databases reduces manual data entry errors, making the process more efficient and accurate.

Noctil offers a no-code platform with AI/ML technology, making it easier to manage all the metadata needs. It is user-friendly and takes minimal time to implement, reducing costs by over 80%.

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