Tours, Interviews and Book Reviews

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.

Legacy Audio Factory Tour

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Looks like this is a month of factory tours for us here at SECRETS. I happened to be visiting family in Springfield, IL this week and my son-in-law reminded me that Legacy Audio was located across town.

MK Sound/ABT Electronics Tour

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It's been two years since MK Sound arose phoenix-like from the ashes of the former Miller & Kreisel, one of the most respected brands in the professional audio industry. MK Professional speakers are still used in many film studios...

Triad Speakers Factory Visit

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Tucked away in a non-descript office park near the airport in Portland, OR is Triad Speakers. Looking at the outside of the building you would never imagine that inside the building is a complete speaker design and manufacturing company. Once you do enter you find a company where every speaker is made to...