‘Go Down’ by Yemi Alade: Audio Production Review by T-Beiz

Audio Production Review by @tbeiz
‘Go Down’ by @yemialade
Go Down_Yemi Alade_APR
Colour: Hint of Korede Bello’s “Do like that”
Genre: Afropop/R&B
Song structure: Modern
Intro-> Verse 1-> Hook-> Chorus -> Verse 2 ->Hook-> Chorus-> Mid 8 -> Chorus->Hook-> Chorus
Energy: Well Spread and even energy across verses and Choruses
Loudness: -9 LUFs
Tempo: 107 bpm

Instrumental
Bass: Interjecting bass lines( hint of live bass)
Percussion:some sounds shakers, mallets, clap etc
Drums: Simple Kick(pattern-1st note in 4 bars), Trap Snare, floor toms,hats, well placed rolls.
Keys: Piano variant, providing the background chords
Guitar: Striking guitar chord use and solos ( this is becoming a thing)
Strings: soft, backing the song at the needed places
Synthpads: Soft and very little
Brass/Woodwind: used spatially(flute variant)
Artificial Sounds, Fx: Rising sounds( well reverberated to give a surround effect) , hint of modulated, processed,sliced vocals, DJ effects.

Vocal
Main Vocals:
Yemi’s voice, audible and clean, layered with multiple processed versions

Backup Voxs
Back up vocals: Partially harmonized Yemi vocals with stereo effects used
Adlibs well placed at needed areas

Mix
Compression : Song and instruments appear slightly compressed having some headroom
EQ: Low pass filter effect used for intro
0-500 hz : 90hz and 100Hz pop put most in this frequency range.
500hz- 2khz : Quite a number of mid instruments. Normal peaks within this area with the 1k frequency most obvious
2khz -5 Khz : Well filtered peaks
5khz- 20Khz: Tapered off high frequencies here
Reverb: Smooth and contained
Delay: silight effect , sweetly heard in parts of the chorus
Stereo/Pan effects : Strong use of stereo effects

Mastering
Mastering dynamics : Solid
Multiband dynamics : Bass , Mids , Tops well balanced
Clipping and Distortion: Happy Meters here! Can be pushed some more

T-beiz , @tbeiz on all platforms
Producer for @dakdakstudios
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