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, Taylor Swift, Barbra Streisand, Gwen Stefani, Shakira, Queen, Father John Misty, Madonna, Marc Anthony, the Foo Fighters, the Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Kelly Clarkson, Juan Luis Guerra, Rush, Rascal Flatts, Pearl Jam, The Animals, and Keith Urban to name a few.
He has mastered many award winning recordings, including 52 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.
This past weekend Gateway mastering engineer Adam Ayan was inducted into Pinkerton Academy's Hall of Fame. Adam graduated from Pinkerton Academy in 1993, and was honored to be invited back for the induction ceremony.
Adam Ayan will be inducted into the Pinkerton Academy Alumni Hall of Fame this September. Pinkerton Academy is a semi-private high school in Derry, NH (the largest in that state), and was of course where Adam spent his high school years. What an honor!
Adam Ayan recently mastered Barbra Streisand's latest album "Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway", a duets album featuring movie stars such as Anne Hathaway, Jamie Foxx, Alec Baldwin, Melissa McCarthy, and others. "Encore" debuted @#1 both in the UK, and on the...
7 of the top 10 singles on this week's Billboard Country Digital Songs chart were mastered by Adam Ayan right here at Gateway Mastering Studio; including the #1 spot. Songs by Tim McGraw (#1), Maren Morris (#3), Thomas Rhett (#4 and #8), Luke Bryan (#6), and Cole...
Adam Ayan was mentioned in the Mix Regional/New England column of Mix Magazine. Mix made mention of recent projects Adam has been working on, including recordings for Bruce Springsteen, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Mavis Staples, and Ace Frehley.
Adam Ayan won another Latin Grammy back in November 2015 for Album del Ano (Album of the Year!) for his mastering work on Juan Luis Guerra 4.40's latest release "Todo Tiene Su Hora." This makes 1 Grammy, and 4 Latin Grammys for Adam to date. Here they are: