Five Questions with Mark Ruff of Bounce Sound Studios

What do Pink Floyd, John Travolta, and an all-time-great beer commercial have in common? They’re all right here as award-winning sound designer, mixer and partner Mark Ruff of Bounce Sound Studios stops by for a thoroughly entertaining round of Five Questions with SCREEN. Let’s get to it!

SCREEN: If you could be a member of any musical group in history, what would it be?

MARK: Pink Floyd. Why? So I could explain The Dark Side of the Moon phenomenon.

Editor’s Note: Mark, this one is for you…

SCREEN: What is your most prized possession?

MARK: My smart eye-ware. Is there any other invention that can make a thousand adjustments a day flawlessly without power?

SCREEN: Most famous person you’ve ever met?

I recorded Barack Obama‘s first radio spot and John Travolta for a film job. I also worked with Jane Lynch quite a bit before she headed out to LA.

Editor’s Note: Thank you to Mark for sharing his photo with Mr. Travolta with us, here it is…

SCREEN: Your favorite commercial ever?

MARK: Budweiser “Wassup”

SCREEN: What is your greatest fear?

MARK: Losing my Lil Bear in a foreign country. We started our world tour in Panama on March 28th.

Editor’s Note: Here’s a photo from that world tour with his Lil Bear, courtesy of Mark…

Thanks for playing, Mark! For more from Mark and the fine folks at Bounce Sound Studios, click right here.

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