“IF” by Davido: Audio Production Review by T-Beiz

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Audio Production Review by T-Beiz “IF” by @davidoofficial
Produced by @teknoofficial

Colour: Hint of Afropop sounds
Genre: Afropop
Song structure: Modern
Intro->Verse 1-> Pre-Chorus-> Chorus -> Verse 2 ->Bridge -> Pre Chorus -> Chorus->Verse 3-> Bridge -> Outro
Energy: Well Spread and even energy across verses and Choruses
Loudness: -9 LUFs
Tempo: 105 bpm
Instrumental
Bass: Occasional interludes of bass slurs
Percussion: some sounds of conga, bottle, mallets , woodblock etc
Drums: Constant controlling basic Kick , well placed rolls, hits
Keys: Distinct sweet Piano, leading the song with a good vamp
Guitars :Simple and delightful
Strings: soft, backing the song at the needed places
Synth: Soft and very little
Brass/Woodwind: used spatially
Artificial Sounds, Fx: Rising sounds( well reverbed to give a surround effect) , hint of modulated, processed,sliced vocals, others
Vocal
Main Vocals:
Davido’s voice: audible and clean

Backup Vox’s
Back up vocals: Some partially harmonized vocals of Davido
Adlibs well placed at needed areas

Mix
Compression : Song and instruments appear well compressed having some headroom
EQ:
0-500 hz : Few bass instruments here. Little conflict between the kick and bass. Punchy rise in some areas ( especially when the kick comes in)
500hz- 2khz : Simple number of mid instruments. Normal peaks within this area
2khz -5 Khz : Well filtered peaks
5khz- 20Khz: Tapered off high frequencies here
Reverb: Smooth
Delay: reeling effect , sweetly heard in parts of the chorus
Stereo/Pan effects : Good balance of stereo effects

Mastering
Mastering dynamics : Solid
Multiband dynamics : Bass , Mids , Tops well balanced
Clipping and Distortion: Happy meters here , was able to push upto 4db without clipping

T-beiz , @tbeiz on all platforms
Producer for @dakdakstudios
Congrats to @Davido for #MOBOAWARD
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