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 46 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.
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
Adam won another Latin Grammy this year at the 17th Annual Latin Grammy Awards! He was awarded the Latin Grammy in the category of "Grabacion del Ano" ("Record of the Year") as part of the production team on the Carlos Vives & Shakira track "La Bicicleta." "La...read more
Adam Ayan was recently invited to represent the College of Fine Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, as well as the Sound Recording Technology program, at his alma mater the University of Massachusetts at Lowell. Adam was the first alumni to be asked to come and...read more
Adam Ayan is nominated for a Latin Grammy in the category of Record of the Year for his mastering work on the Carlos Vives & Shakira track "La Bicicleta"! "La Bicicleta" is also nominated for Song of the Year. Other Latin Grammy nominees that Adam had his mastering...read more