How do you guys clean your library?

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How do you guys clean your library?

Starriol
Newbie

So I'm starting the arduos work of cleaning up my library.

I'm going to create several folders.

- For the artists I have more music for, I'll create a folder called "Artists" and put all their stuff

- Create a genres folder and create several subfolders for genres and sub genres

- I might create another folder with situations like "Gym", "Party", "Chill" and put my favorites from above

 

Thing is I'm a bit confused on how to go about using the library.

Do you guys use only playlists? I don't see any useful way to use the library section, except to move all the songs I have there without any criteria to a "To sort" playlist, remove what I don't care about and sort in the above mentioned structure above.

After that, should I use it? How?

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Re: How do you guys clean your library?

Rising Star 10 jaiwareham
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I use the library mostly just when I'm not specifically looking for a certain song or type of music.
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Re: How do you guys clean your library?

tisk09
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The only section in the library that I use regularly is Songs. I add whatever I like at the moment or songs I think might grow on me. Those songs (99% of them) get placed in my old Starred playlist because I don't want to forget them. The Songs category seems more temporary to me than playlists cuz I'm always accidentally unchecking/removing things on mobile. 

 

 

But yeah, other than that I mostly use playlists. 

Re: How do you guys clean your library?

Rock Star 15
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I use the Songs section of the library to (temporarily) store new songs I've found and want to relisten again. If I like the tunes, I drop them into my playlists. If I like them a bit less, there's a third playlist. I am very picky, so there is no playlist for bad songs. ;)

 

If I can't make up my mind, I'll just move the tracks to a "I wiped my Saved Music" playlist. It contains amazing stuff, I realized when I listened to every playlist I had to remove songs I no longer liked.

 

I wouldn't feel too bad about not using some features. I don't have many playlist folders for example (just one for less used playlists).

 

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Re: How do you guys clean your library?

jaketeagle
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My playlists are all organised by Season and Year

 

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