Many programmers and music directors spend hours and hours coding their songs. The effort is time well spent. It’s important. And it takes time to really analyze the songs and get sound coding right.
But most of the time, stations over-code the database. And the result is a library that can’t schedule because there are too many conflicts.
The other extreme is under-coding the library, resulting in a lack of song control.
I’ve covered other aspects of song coding in other articles, like Tempo Coding here.
So how important is it to sound code your music?