Category: Urban

‘Ire” by Adekunle Gold: Audio Production Review by T-beiz

Audio Production Review by @tbeiz
‘Ire” by @adekunlegold
ire_ Adekunle Gold
Colour: Hint of Adekunle Gold’s Cover (Sade) for “Story of my life” by One Direction
Genre: Afro urban/ Folk Muisc/ Easy Listening

Song structure: Standard
Intro-> Verse 1-> Pre chorus-> Chorus -> interlude-> Verse 2 – Pre chorus- > Chorus-> Chorus-> Outro
Energy: Evenly spread energy across verses and Choruses
Loudness: -8 LUFs
Tempo: 94 bpm
Instrumental
Bass: Interjecting bass lines( hint of bass synth, nothing complex but delightful)
Percussion:some sounds of talking drums , omele,  conga, shakers, tambourine, etc
Drums: Kick
Keys: Distinct sweet Piano variant
Guitar: Captivating multiple acoustic guitar use and solos
Strings: soft, backing the song at the needed places
Synth: Soft and very little
Artificial Sounds, Fx: Little or none

Vocal
Main Vocals:
Adekunle’s voice:  audible and clean

Backup Voxs
Back up vocals: Fully harmonized vocals including @symplysimi
Adlibs well placed at needed areas

Mix
Compression : Song and instruments appear slightly compressed having some headroom
EQ:
0-500 hz : Controlled bass frequencies within this region
500hz- 2khz : Quite a number of mid instruments here  including some of the percs. Normal EQ peaks observed within this area
2khz -5 Khz : Well filtered peaks within this region
5khz- 20Khz: Tapered off high frequencies here
Reverb: Very Smooth
Delay: reeling effect , Quality and effective use
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!

T-beiz , @tbeiz on all platforms
Producer for http://www.dakdakstudios.com

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