McIntyre to Intern at Major Recording Studio

posted May 26, 2015, 11:35 AM by   [ updated May 28, 2015, 6:25 AM ]

Nick McIntyre has recently been accepted as an intern at Manifold Recording Studio in Pittsboro, North Carolina. He is is an upper level student in the Digital Audio Production and Design program at Living Arts College. He is Pro Tools 10 Certified and currently works at a variety of freelance positions including Foundation 86 Music in Chapel Hill. Manifold Recording is a full-scale, high-end, carbon-neutral recording studio and media production facility. Their studios are situated on 17 acres of pastoral land that is half forest and half meadow, with ponds, nature trails, and a variety of gardens throughout.

Nick will begin his internship shadowing  Ian Schreier, a Grammy-nominated, twenty-year industry veteran, who is the chief engineer and in-house producer. Previously, Ian was a partner at Osceola Studios and founded Grooveworks Recording Studios. In addition, he has freelanced at such iconic facilities as Abbey Road #2 and the historic Columbia/Sony Music Studios in New York City. He has engineered, produced and mixed artists across a broad spectrum of genres—from pop, rock, and blues to jazz and classical music. Ian was engineer and mixer on the Grammy-nominated “That's Right” (Alligator Records) by Roomful of Blues. He has mixed a number of albums for hip hop icon 9th Wonder, tracked Velvet Revolver for the Fantastic 4 soundtrack (Wind-Up Records), as well as produced, engineered and mixed Annuals' major label debut, Such Fun (Sony BMG). In addition, he produced American Idol's Anoop Desai's EP (All is Fair) and mixed the concert film “In My Mind,” a documentary about  Thelonious Monk, that featured Jason Moran as part of the Jazz Loft Project. Ian He honed his craft of engineering, mixing and production while working with successful artists like Roomful of Blues, Zuill Bailey, Jason Moran, COC, the dB's, Archers of Loaf, Clay Aiken, Gnarls Barkley, Lost in the Trees, Vienna Teng, Annuals, Anoop Desai, and Slash. He has also worked with  top producers such as Nile Rodgers, 9th Wonder, Chris Stamey, T Bone Burnett, Jaquire King, John Custer as well as influential labels Sony BMG, Yep Roc, and Alligator Records.

All success requires hard work. Ian began his musical journey as a kid in D.C., playing the drums to old Gene Krupa records and blasting Pink Floyd and Queen through his headphones. He moved with his family to Detroit and eventually to North Carolina's Triangle area. He became an accomplished drummer and recording artist before opening his first studio in 1997. In the booth and beyond, Ian has been a teacher and mentor to other artists and engineers. Ian has been a voting member of the Recording Academy since 2006.

Nick McIntyre landed a good gig working with such a talented individual. We look forward to reporting his future successes.

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