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March 4, 2014
Mackie Reaches New Heights On Animal Planet’s Treehouse Masters

There’s no telling where inspiration will strike, and for the owners of Bear Creek Studio it treehouse-masters-AP2was in the trees surrounding Bear Creek. The renowned studio, located just outside Seattle in Woodinville, WA, has been around for over 30 years and has seen some of the biggest names in the music industry walk through its doors. Its cozy rural setting has attracted the likes of Lionel Richie, Soundgarden, Foo Fighters, Fleet Foxes, and the Lumineers – just to name a few – to record there.

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February 3, 2014
Mackie at Mobile Beat 2014 – We Got the Beat Sweepstakes!

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Come on by and check out some awesome Mackie products that are perfect for DJ’s! We’ll have SRM Series Loudspeakers, DLM Series Loudspeakers, Thump Series Loudspeakers and DL Series Digital Live Sound Mixers on display for you to get an up-close and personal look at.

Also, while you’re there you can enter our We Got the Beat Sweepstakes!

Follow @mackiegear on Instagram, snap a photo with one…


January 2, 2014
Mackie DLM Loudspeakers Named One of the Most Innovative Products of 2013

We are excited to announce our DLM Series Powered Loudspeakers have been named SVC13_InnovativeProd#D8B3C0one of the Most Innovative Products of 2013 by Sound & Video Contractor (SVC) magazine!

Each year SVC magazine picks the most innovative pro-audio products of the year to spotlight in their magazine. This year SVC opened up the voting process to their readers who responded enthusiastically, casting thousands of votes for their favorite products.

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November 8, 2013
Mackie Brings the Music to Newmark School

Scotch Plains, NJ – October 2013… For parents of kids with autism, Aspergers, and Newmark Schoolother developmental issues, one of the biggest challenges can be finding an educational environment their kids won’t merely tolerate, but will flourish in. Newmark Education has earned a well-deserved reputation as one of the country’s most forward-thinking and effective institutions for kids affected by autism spectrum, with a success rate far beyond most public schools.

For a great majority of these kids, music plays an integral part of their treatment, and their personal development. And Newmark’s…


November 1, 2013
Be Prepared for Master Fader v2.0

Important Info for iOS7 Users

Master Fader v2.0 is just around the corner and we want you to be prepared. There is one important MasterFader_largething iOS7 users should be aware of before this update happens. iOS7 has a new feature allowing the operating system to update apps automatically. These updates can happen before you’re even aware of them. This feature is great for consumer apps like games. However, for professional apps like Master Fader, and MyFader, an automatic update could leave you at a show needing to do an unexpected firmware update….


October 24, 2013
Hey Marseilles Takes Mackie on the Road

Hey Marseilles is everything a great indie band should be – a bit different, slightly quirky, Hey Marseilles1left-of-center, with irresistible songs that burrow their way into your brain, set up camp, and refuse to leave. The band’s decidedly unconventional mix of folk and classical – or, as they themselves describe it, “folkestral” – has gained them an enthusiastic following from coast to coast and well beyond.

The band has been maintaining a busy touring schedule in support of their sophomore release, Lines We Trace. With a different venue in a different…


October 17, 2013
The Mixbusters Bring Back the Competition to Battle Against the New VLZ4

Blowtorches? Out-of-control after parties? Lead singer tantrums?

Just how much can one mixer take?

We know the VLZ4 Series is tough. That’s why it’s a road warrior for live sound.  In the latest Mixbuster mashup, the mad scientists here at Mackie bring back the competition to go up against the all-new VLZ4 to see if it remains the cream of the crop.

Who will prevail? Watch the video to find out.

 


October 2, 2013
Mackie Sponsors HOW TO Workshops

For the fifth year in a row, Mackie is a Platinum Sponsor of the HOW-TO Church Sound HOW TO Workshopworkshops, presented by Fits and Starts Productions, LLC.

This highly successful workshop series has toured cities and churches across North America for  more than eleven years. With a handful of dates and private training sessions remaining in 2013, Mackie has already confirmed their participation for 2014.

Designed for the church audio volunteer, live sound personnel, media and praise band members, each workshop is produced by industry veteran Hector La Torre and presented by…


January 30, 2013
Tracktion Has a New Home

Tracktion Software Corporation Newly formed Tracktion Software Corporation takes ownership and launches all-new Tracktion 4

ANAHEIM, CA – January 24, 2013 – Mackie today announces the sale and transition of Tracktion Music Production Software to the Tracktion Software Corporation (TSC). TSC is led by three principals; Julian ‘Jules’ Storer, the original creator of Tracktion as well as former “Mackoids” James ‘Woody’ Woodburn and Dave Christenson.

“With Mackie’s continued focus on creating innovative hardware solutions, the choice to transition Tracktion to TSC was clear,” said Matt Redmon, Mackie product manager….


Mackie DL Mixers Lightning Connector Support

We’ve received a few questions about Mackie DL Series mixers and the new lightning connector Apple is using on the iPad (4th generation), iPhone 5 and iPad mini.

Mackie DL Series mixers currently support full wireless control using the new iPad (4th generation) and iPad mini. Additionally, you can use Apple’s 30-pin to Lightning adapter cable to dock these newer devices. The iPad 2 is still sold new directly from Apple and is fully supported for use with DL mixers. That being said, we are working hard on a comprehensive solution for converting…