Ask the Readers: How Do You Organize a Messy Music Collection?

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By Jason Fitzpatrick on April 4th, 2012

What do you do when you’re faced with a massive pile of MP3s with mismatched tags, poor directory structure, or worse? This week we want to hear your best tips and tricks for getting out from under a mismanaged music collection.

Whether iTunes went nuts and poorly tagged your existing collection on import, it was never very tidy to begin with, or you’ve got a hot mess of mismashed music from your internet travels, we want to hear how you’ve rectified the situation. What tools, tips, and tricks do you use to turn your messy pile of MP3s into a neatly organized music collection?

Sound off in the comments and check back on Friday for the What You Said roundup!

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 04/4/12
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