October 15, 2012
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Rooftop Performance Powered by Mackie DL1608

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - Easy Street Rooftop

Last week, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis performed atop the roof of Seattle’s Easy Street Records. Macklemore and Lewis recently saw their new album “The Heist” hit number one on the iTunes charts. You can imagine catching this surprise concert during the busy afternoon commute.

The sound was controlled by a Mackie DL1608. The monitor engineer had the…


September 6, 2012
Mackie DL1608 Takes Center Stage at Bothell Blues Festival

Bothell Blues Festival 2012The DL1608 is reaching the hands of users worldwide. One of our favorite Mackoids took one out to a local blues festival in Bothell, Washington last weekend. Five of the top Northwest Blues bands (The Wired!, Chester Dennis Jones, Gin Creek, Mary McPage and Miles Tones) brought the crowd to their feet on multiple occasions throughout the 8-hour festival.  Amazing…


September 21, 2010
Sonic State Gets the Scoop on the New HD1221

Mackie just returned from the PLASA 2010 show in London. We showed off our new VLZ3 4-Bus Mixers, our new HDA Arrayable Loudspeaker System, our new Onyx Premium Recording Interfaces and the all-new HD1221.

In the video below, dedicated Mackoid, Kent Iverson, talks to Sonic State about the collaborative efforts behind the design of the HD1221. It’s all Mackie, but was designed in collaboration with the touring experts and EAW and incorporates a user-rotatable horn by Martin Audio.


June 7, 2010
NEW MACKIE HD1221 IS AN ULTRA-COMPACT ADDITION TO POPULAR HD SERIES

HD1221When designing the all-new HD1221, the goal was relatively simple; create the smallest, most kick ass loudspeaker ever. Okay, that’s a pretty tall order, but just get in front of an HD1221…we think we pulled it off.

The HD1221 may be small, but it packs a big 1200W punch and utilizes the same HD processing that makes our HD Series so popular.

  • 1200W of ultra-efficient…