Windows 8 includes the Metro UI Xbox Music app with the ability to create playlists for your local music collection. Playlists can help you make custom song mixes, and group any combination of songs, videos, or pictures on your computer and tablet.
How to Create Playlists in Xbox Music App on Surface Pro Windows 8
* Click/Tap on built-in Xbox music app from the Start screen. Scroll to the left-hand panel and click My Music > “Playlists” from My Music menu.
* A (+)New Playlist button will show. Click on it, input the name you would like to use, and then click “Save” button.
* Right-click any individual song or album, select “Add to Playlist” at the bottom, and choose which one to add to.