Mark Waldrep, aka Dr. AIX, has been producing and engineering music for over 40 years. He learned electronics as a teenager from his HAM radio father while learning to play the guitar. Mark received the first doctorate in music composition from UCLA in 1986 for a "binaural" electronic music composition. Other advanced degrees include an MS in computer science, an MFA/MA in music, BM in music and a BA in art. As an engineer and producer, Mark has worked on projects for the Rolling Stones, 311, Tool, KISS, Blink 182, Blues Traveler, Britney Spears, the San Francisco Symphony, The Dover Quartet, Willie Nelson, Paul Williams, The Allman Brothers, Bad Company and many more. Dr. Waldrep has been an innovator when it comes to multimedia and music. He created the first enhanced CDs in the 90s, the first DVD-Videos released in the U.S., the first web-connected DVD, the first DVD-Audio title, the first music Blu-ray disc and the first 3D Music Album. Additionally, he launched the first High Definition Music Download site in 2007 called iTrax.com. A frequency speaker at audio events, author of numerous articles, Dr. Waldrep is currently writing a book on the production and reproduction of high-end music called, "High-End Audio: A Practical Guide to Production and Playback". The book should be completed in the fall of 2013.

4 thoughts on “Happy Sunday! The Studio Works.

  • philmagnotta

    I’m very happy to hear of Dominic’s recovery, eventhough I don’t know him or you. Most escellent news!!

    • Thanks…he was the engineer on almost all of the AIX Records.

  • Julian

    Was this the Steinway featured in the Chopin: Four Ballades played by Dr. Chang? I enjoyed this recording – both artistically and technically.

    It is a shame that so few Hi-Res classical piano recordings exist. Perhaps there could be an ‘Educators Series’ from AIX….

    That is, Hi-Res recordings of music (piano) professors from various tier-1 universities who have chosen to educate rather than perform professionally… So much talent waiting to be heard using the very best recording techniques…

    I hope you do not mind the proposal?

    • Yes, it was. The Chang/Chopin project got a lot of very positive praise on the sound and the performance.


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