Adam Ayan is a Grammy Award, 5x Latin Grammy Award, and TEC Award winning mastering engineer, who works at the world class mastering facility Gateway Mastering Studios in Portland, ME.
Adam has had the pleasure of mastering thousands of recordings in his career. His credits are diverse and exemplary – including recordings for superstar artists such as Paul McCartney, Carrie Underwood, Katy Perry, Lana del Rey, Gwen Stefani, Father John Misty, Taylor Swift, Shakira, Barbra Streisand, Madonna, the Foo Fighters, the Rolling Stones, Kelly Clarkson, Juan Luis Guerra, Bruce Springsteen, Rush, Rascal Flatts, Pearl Jam, The Animals, and Keith Urban to name a few.
He has mastered many award winning recordings, including 42 Grammy Award winners. He has also won a Grammy Award, 5 Latin Grammy Awards, and a TEC (Technical Excellence and Creativity) Award himself. He has mastered hundreds of Gold/Platinum/Multi-Platinum recordings to date, and many #1 singles and albums.
Adam was also recently nominated in the category of Audio Engineer of the Year by the Academy of Country Music.
He is passionate about music, the art of mastering, and bringing every project to its fullest sonic potential.
For more information, please visit www.adamayan.com.
August 2018 marks 20 years at Gateway Mastering for mastering engineer Adam Ayan! Adam started at Gateway on August 3rd, 1998, as a production engineer, then quickly became Bob Ludwig's direct assistant. Adam is one of only 2 engineers to ever be directly mentored by...read more
Adam Ayan was recently profiled on the Manley Labs website. Check it out here....read more
Adam was recently nominated in the category of Audio Engineer of the Year by the Academy of Country Music! Fellow nominees include many of Adam's longtime collaborators and clients. Engineers who have made countless hit records in Nashville, mastering many of them...read more
The University of Southern Maine recently published an article on Adam Ayan’s Adjunct Faculty work at their School of Music.
Adam Ayan has been serving as Adjunct Faculty at the University of Southern Maine's School of Music for 18 years now, creating the curriculum for and teaching several classes on audio and music production. USM recently published an article on Adam's work at the...read more
Adam Ayan is nominated for two Latin Grammy Awards for his work on Shakira's album "El Dorado." He is nominated in the categories Album of the Year for "El Dorado" as well as Record of the Year for the single "Chantaje (ft. Maluma)." Shakira is nominated for a total...read more
Adam Ayan won another Latin Grammy last November for his role in mastering the Carlos Vives & Shakira hit single "La Bicicleta"! The win came in the prestigious Record of the Year Category. "La Bicicleta" was also awarded Song of the Year. This makes 5 Latin Grammy...read more