Raising Jake Studios is owned and operated by Jeff Rippe who is the former President and  Chief Engineer of Rocksonics Professional Audio electronics. Jeff's experience in audio production dates back over 40 years to humble beginnings with a Teac 3340 4-channel  reel-to-reel tape deck, later expanded to the Tascam TSR8 8-track. During that time Jeff designed numerous compressors, limiters and midi controlled hardware items under the Rocksonics name.