AIX Studios was originally started as the Pacific Coast Sound Works by Mark Waldrep in 1989 based in Chatsworth, California. The Sonic Solutions based studio handled editing and mastering of a wide variety of projects for New Albion Records, Cambria Records, Newport Classics and other boutique labels. In the early 1990's, the company expanded and began doing workfor Warner New Media on a line of CD-ROM/CD-Audio project called "Audio Notes", CBS Records, Zomba/Jive, BMG, Sanctuary and others.
The company was renamed AIX after a move to North Hollywood and an expansion of services, which included batch sound file processing, voice over recording, books on tape, mastering, sound restoration and sound design for games.
Mark Waldrep is founder, president and CEO of award-winning AIX Records and iTrax.com, which are wholly owned subsidiaries of AIX Media Group. AIX Records and iTrax.com produce and distribute High Definition Audio/Video music recordings on DVD and BD discs and through the Internet. Recent productions include shooting and releasing 3D "Music Albums" for the emerging 3D BD players and TVs.
Dr. Waldrep has been a pioneer in the integration of digital multimedia technologies and the entertainment industry for over 30 years. He was instrumental in the development of the enhanced CD format (The Rolling Stones, Britney Spears, 311), produced and released the very first DVD-Video titles in March of 1997, is the producer/engineer of the largest catalog of HD Audio recordings, and developed the first and only exclusively HD 5.1 surround music download site on the web.
Dr. Waldrep holds a Ph.D. in music from UCLA, an M.S. in computer science from CSUN, an M.F.A. in composition from Cal Arts, a M.A. in music from CSUN, a B.A. in 3-dimensional art and a B.M. in music from CSUN.