Spotify – let us tag the music.

Written by vidarlo on 20091001 in english and rants and software with one comment.

Spotify is adding new features all the time. So it’s time to voice my wish for spotify:
Let us tag the music!

That is the only show stopper for me right now – I can’t sort music in any other way than playlists. I can certainly make playlists, and I can share them, but I cannot tag music for my own part, for easier searching, or for correcting and extending spotify’s tagging.

Spotify’s metadata has a few shortcomings – like for classical music they typically don’t list the conductor of the orchestra, and the composer is often part of the title field of the album.

I’d be happy if this was a per-user feature, so that I only see my own tags, but it would be even better if one could share sets of tags with other, or use crowd-tagging for adding more metadata to music.

(As a sidenote – Spotify lists little or no metadata about music, which is a sad thing.)

1 Response to “Spotify – let <em>us</em> tag the music.

  1. Yes! This would be a really powerful feature not just for genres but also moods and other associations. Also it would be really cool to have the option for selecting several specific playlists to play randomly from.
    Surprising that spotify arent pushing these features more to get subscriptions.
    Hi-fi is now embracing the laptop as a bona fide source to replace cd and sacd.
    DJs also might consider using it if playlists were more powerful..