Ma Lo By Tiwa Savge Ft Wizkid & Spellz: Audio Production Review By T-beiz

Ma lo -APR

Audio Production Review by T-Beiz
Ma Lo by Tiwa Savge ft Wizkid & Spellz

Colour: Hint of Afrobeat
Genre: Afropop
Song structure: Modern
Intro->Verse 1-> Chorus 1-> Chorus 2 -> Verse 2 ->Chorus 1-> Chorus 2-> Bridge -> Chorus 1-> Chorus 2->outro
Energy: Well Spread and even energy across verses and Choruses
Loudness: -8 LUFs
Tempo: 104 bpm

Instrumental
Bass: Sitting strong intermittent bass line( hint of synth Bass)
Percussion: constant , few. sounds of conga,shakers, etc
Drums: Constant controlling rhythmic Kick, well placed rolls and snare. Hats and Crashes also come in.
Keys: Distinct sweet Piano, leads the song with a good vamp(african style)
Guitar: Just light Hammer- ons
Pad: Flowing
Strings: soft, backing the song at the right places
Synth: Soft
Brass: Trumpet well placed
Artificial Sounds, Fx: Rising sounds( well reverbed to give a surround effect) , hint of modulated, processed,sliced vocals, others

Vocal
Main Vocals:
Tiwa Savage’s voice, audible and clean
Wizkid’s vocals, audible and clean

Backup Vox’s
Back up vocals: supportive use of Tiwa’s and Wizkid’s vocals,
Hint of modulated, processed,sliced vocals( high pitched in some areas)
Adlibs well placed at needed areas
Sweet harmonies( Altos and Tenors) included

Mix
Compression : Well compressed even for individual instruments
EQ:
0-500 hz : Obvious boost/rise in this area especially when the Bass comes in
500hz- 2khz : Many mid instruments in this song. Normal peaks within this area
2khz -5 Khz : Well filtered peaks
5khz- 10Khz: Tapered off high frequencies here
10Khz- 20 Khz: Rolled off frequencies
Reverb: Smooth
Delay: reeling effect , sweetly heard in various parts song
Stereo/Pan effects : Good balance of stereo effects, can be felt especially when Tiwa Savage says ” Clyde” in Verse 2

Mastering
Mastering dynamics : Solid
Multiband dynamics : Bass , Mids , Tops fairly balanced
Clipping and Distortion: Available to be pushed for some 4db headroom

T-Beiz @tbeiz on all platforms
Producer for @Dakdakstudios

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