Adam was recently interviewed in the November issue of Electronic Musician magazine, and was asked what gifts he would recommend for musicians and his colleagues in the recording industry. Here is what he had to say: ...read more
Adam Ayan has won another Latin Grammy, for Album of the Year for his mastering work on Juan Luis Guerra 4.40's latest release "Todo Tiene Su Hora." Adam was also nominated for Record of the Year, for the Juan Luis Guerra 4.4.0 single "Tus Besos." Adam had 9 nominated...read more
Even on an early Friday morning, the session was standing room only and no one seemed to leave for the full 2 hrs. Amazing! George Massenburg (McGill), Bob Katz (Digital Domain), Susan Rogers (Berklee), Bob L., Florian Camerer (ORF Austrian TV), Thomas Lund,...read more
Mastered at by Adam Ayan at Gateway Mastering Studios; Def Leppard's latest, self titled album hit #1 on the Billboard Top Rock Albums Chart.read more
At the 139th Audio Engineering Society convention in NYC, Bob Ludwig was awarded the AES Gold Medal, the highest honor they bestow. He was presented the award by AES President Andres Mayo. (photo by AES photographer William McQuaide)read more
Mastered (and 5.1 mix!) by Adam Ayan at Gateway Mastering Studios, Katy Perry's "Prismatic World Tour" DVD and BluRay are released today. Originally aired on the Epix network and Netflix, the concert film is over 2 hours of performances from her tour stops in...read more
Bob Ludwig and Adam Ayan to be speaking at the Platinum Mastering Panel at 139th AES Convention in NYC!
Bob Ludwig will be once again be moderating the very popular Platinum Mastering Panel at the 139th Audio Engineering Convention this year in NYC. Adam Ayan will be a panelist, along with Tom Coyne, Stephen Marcussen, and Andrew Mendelson. The panel will discuss...read more
Adam Ayan mastered all of the Billboard Country #1’s this week, as well as 5 of the top 10 Digital Songs!
The Billboard charts for this week have been published, and all of the #1's on the Country charts were mastered by Adam Ayan at Gateway Mastering, as well as 5 of the top 1- in the Country Digital Songs chart! Luke Bryan's latest album "Kill The Lights" and latest...read more
Lana Del Rey's latest release "Honeymoon" debuts at #1 on the Billboard Alternative Albums chart, and the Billboard Tastemaker Albums chart. Luke Bryan's album "Kill The Lights" is still sitting at #1 on the Top Country Albums chart, and his latest single "Strip It...read more
Latin Grammy nominations were announced today, and Adam Ayan is up for 2 of them for his mastering ework on Juan Luis Guerra 4.40’s “Todo Tiene Su Hora” – for Album of the Year and Record of the Year. Juan Luis 4.40’s “Todo Tiene Su Hora” is up for a total of 4 Latin...read more
"Honeymoon" was mastered by Adam Ayan at Gateway Mastering Studios, and is currently the #1 album on the iTunes Music Store...read more
A few months ago the incredible Little Steven was here with Bob Ludwig completing the Darlene Love album that Steven produced.read more
Luke Bryan's "Kill The Lights" debuts at #1 on the Billboard 200, and the Billboard Top Country Albums chart, selling 345,000 copies in it's first week. "Kill The Lights" was mastered by Adam Ayan at Gateway Mastering Studios.read more
Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band live recordings own the Top 5 spots at www.livedownloads.com. Mastered by Adam Ayan at Gateway Mastering Studios, these archival shows ranging in dates/tours from 1975 – 1988 were all recent hi res mastering projects (some 192/24,...read more
Paul McCartney's Out There Tour made several stops in Japan, including a show at the famous and historical Budokan. The show was filmed and aired on Japanese television. Adam Ayan mastered the audio for the show, with David Kahne mixing. Here is a great still of the...read more
Adam Ayan shared one of his favorite moments in recorded music with MPBN (Maine's NPR station), with a Music That Moves ME audio diary. It airs today, and can be found on their website. Check it out: Music That Moves...read more
Gateway Mastering Studios was visited by students (and faculty member Brandon Vaccaro) of the University of Massachusetts at Lowell's Sound Recording Technology program and AES Student Chapter. Adam Ayan is himself a graduate of UML's SRT program, and once was their...read more
Bob swept his 3 Grammy nominations again this year! Bob has now won ALBUM of the YEAR three years in a row!! 2013: Babel, Mumford and Sons 2014: Random Access Memory, Daft Punk 2015: Morning Phase, Beck This year he also won Best Engineered, non-classical for Beck:...read more
Bob Ludwig was recently interviewed for Tape Op Magazine, in the new #105 Jan/Feb 2015 issue. Nicolay Ketterer did a great job! Check it out here.read more
Bruce Springsteen & The Street Band live @ “The Agora, Cleveland, 1978” gets a 5 star review from Rolling Stone Magazine.
Mastered by Adam Ayan at Gateway Mastering Studios, "The Agora Cleveland, 1978" received 5 stars from Rolling Stone Magazine, and "is simply the greatest live LP this greatest of live rockers has ever officially released." - quote from Rolling Stones' Rob Sheffield. ...read more