Special Guests

Special Guests

IPR hosts special guests and visiting artists throughout the year. They include guest speakers, industry veterans, artists, entrepreneurs and experienced technicians. Some of our past guests and those who have used our facilities include:

  • Boyz II Men
  • T.I.
  • Alex Buono (Director of Photography for SNL)
  • Michael Pink
  • Tom Kenny (Editor, Mix Magazine)
  • Soul Asylum
  • Sammy Hagar
  • Kenny Aronoff (Drummer-John Mellencamp, The Smashing Pumpkins, The Rolling Stones, Elton John and more)
  • Slug and Ant (Atmosphere)
  • Eyedea (Rhymesayers Entertainment)
  • Brother Ali (Rhymesayers Entertainment)
  • Saddiq Sayers (Rhymesayers Entertainment)
  • Ashanti Abdullah (Rhymesayers Entertainment)
  • Skye Rossi (Rhymesayers Entertainment)
  • Andrew Sheps (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
  • Steve Bush (Norah Jones, Three Dog Night, Keiko Matsu)
  • Melodyne
  • Ableton
  • Buford Jones (Pink Floyd, ZZ Top, Eric Clapton, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Prince and more)
  • Red Bull Music Academy & Last of The Record Buyers
  • Destineer Studios (Console Gaming Developer)
  • Gregory Taylor (Cycling74)
  • Twin Cities Public Television
  • Rick Abbott, ESPN – VP Global Security and Facilities Operations
  • Best Buy
  • Microtech Gefell
  • Neumann Berlin
  • Sennheiser
  • Minnesota Public Radio – The Current
  • Waves Audio Ltd.
  • Former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak
  • M-Audio
  • Digidesign/Avid
  • Nickelodeon Universe
  • Minnesota Twins
  • Minnesota Timberwolves
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