Datasets for Programmatic SEO

Are you looking to build, or improve, a programmatic SEO site in the music niche?

If so, today is your lucky day! We've put together the best 10 music datasets for programmatic SEO (most of them are free) that you can download and use for your own projects.

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10 Useful Music Datasets for pSEO

Along with a brief description of all the datasets, we have also included the format(s) they are available in.

1. TheAudioDB

Available format(s): JSON

The TheAudioDB dataset is a community-driven database containing audio metadata, artwork, and other related information. The API allows for searching, retrieving artist/album/track data, music videos, images, and more, as well as methods for submitting and viewing user ratings.

2. musiXmatch

Available format(s): MySQL

The musiXmatch dataset is a collection of lyrics for 237,662 tracks of the Million Song Dataset (MSD). This dataset allows for correlation with other data in the MSD such as similar artists, tags, years, audio features, etc.

3. Music Genres

Available format(s): JSON

Music Genres dataset is a collection of 900+ music genres, it can be used to build music libraries and categorize music tracks into different genres.

4. Guitar chords MIDI pitches

Available format(s): CSV

A dataset of 413 guitar chords with corresponding MIDI note pitches.

5. CORGIS Music

Available format(s): CSV

A dataset with 10,000+ records of music data including artist information, song details, and advanced analysis of the song. Derived from the Million Song Dataset and contains standard and advanced data points on the songs such as artist name, title, year released, song duration, and more.

6. Music composers

Available format(s): CSV, JSON

A comprehensive database of music composers with over 4000 entries, including birth date or period. It provides easy access to information on classical composers throughout history.

7.Music scales

Available format(s): CSV

A dataset of 330 musical scales including their root key.

8. MTV's Top Music Artists

Available format(s): CSV

A dataset of 10,000 of MTV's top music artists including their name, social media handles, website, genre, and MTV ranking.

9. Music artists popularity

Available format(s): CSV

The Music artists popularity dataset contains information on over 1.4 Million musical artists including their names, tags, listeners and scrobbles data.

10. Spotify Songs

Available format(s): CSV

Spotify's dataset containing audio features of over 1.2 million songs including danceability, track title, artist, album and more. Obtained through Spotify API, the dataset includes track ID, album ID, artist IDs, explicit, track and disc number, and more.

And that's it! I hope you found this list of music datasets useful and if you do use any of them, let me know on Twitter.

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