A 25-year recording industry veteran, Ian Schreier is an engineer, mixer, producer, acoustics consultant, and studio systems integrator. Ian has engineered, produced, and mixed artists across a broad spectrum of genres—from pop, rock, blues, country, folk, and hip hop, to jazz, a cappella, symphonic, 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), and produced Sarah Shook & the Disarmers albums Sidelong (Bloodshot Records) and Years, which was named the #1 album of 2018 by the Chicago Tribune and NPR's Sound Opinions and ranked 14th on Saving Country Music's "Greatest Country Albums of the Decade" list.
His work has also been featured in films—he mixed surround sound for Overland, winner for Best Documentary at the 2020 Breckenridge Film Festival, and mixed the concert film/Thelonious Monk documentary In My Mind: Monk at Town Hall 1959, featuring Jason Moran, as part of the Jazz Loft Project.
Ian opened his first recording studio, Grooveworks, in 1997, and eventually merged with Osceola Recording Studios. He worked for 10 years as chief engineer and in-house producer/mixer at Manifold Recording. He has also freelanced in such iconic facilities as Abbey Road #2 and the historic Columbia/Sony Music Studios in New York. In the booth and beyond, Ian has also been a teacher and mentor to other artists and engineers.