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Gladiator – 4K UHD Blu-ray Review

Featuring the theatrical and extended edition, this Academy Award winning film depicts the story of a brave general, Maximus Decimus Meridius, who was forced into slavery, emerged as a gladiator and defied the Roman empire.

A Conversation with Mark Waldrep

During my preparations for the review of Mark Waldrep’s book, Music and Audio: A User Guide to Better Sound (link), I was able to interview Mark by phone from his home on the California coast. We discussed the new book and touched on various aspects of his career in music and on the state of high-resolution audio in general.

Music and Audio: A User Guide To Better Sound – Book Review

Many of our Secrets readers are, undoubtedly, already familiar with Mark Waldrep. His AIX Records audiophile label has been producing high-resolution music in stereo and multi-channel surround sound for almost twenty years. Mark recently decided to draw upon his 40 years of combined audio engineering, production and teaching experience to put together what amounts to a reference book about high-resolution audio. It neatly covers practically every link in the chain, from studio production to home playback.