Doug grew up around the advertising business and his experience will help guide you to the best audio anywhere. He is excellent at helping you direct the voice talent, but also knows when to back off and let you do your own thing. His background as a musician helps you weed through the multiple music libraries to find the perfect music for your production. Doug has been recognized multiple times locally and nationally for his audio production. Claims to be nice to kids and animals.
Steve started his engineering career working at Sound 80 music studios in Minneapolis. In 1989 Steve purchased Voiceworks Studios and over the next 18 years he engineered hundreds of radio and TV spots while growing Voiceworks to a 4-suite facility. In 2007, Voiceworks merged with Cookhouse Recording Studios to form Audio Ruckus. Steve spends his free time dropping Lindy Rigs in the water.
Jim began his audio career at Cookhouse Recording Studios. Â He has built up an impressive resume over the past eight years working on projects ranging from radio and television commercials to corporate videos to dialog recording for Academy Award® nominated films. Â He's got the technical experience and the ears to really pull a mix together or, to put it simply, Jim will make your stuff sound great!
Awards? Mikeâ€™s got a pile of emâ€™... he just can't remember where he put them. Mike has been at this long enough to enhance any project no matter what it may be. Bring it and prepare to be amazed. Mike can be operated like heavy machinery; Mike always reads and follows label directions, heâ€™s FDA approved and a member FDIC.
Karen landed her first studio gig right after recording school. Along with the audio industry, sheâ€™s evolved from splicing tape to Auto-Tune. Every day, Karen at least attempts to keep the testosterone levels in check at Audio Ruckus. If your project lands in her studio as a :30 spot or an 800 page manuscript, Karen puts her "Midwestern work ethic" and great engineering chops in gear and cranks out a stellar product.