February 25, 2014
Cairo’s St. Therese Basilica Gets Mackie HDA

Cairo, Egypt – February 2014… In a region renowned as the birthplace of modern religionChurch Mackie HDA, this sprawling metropolis on the banks of the Nile is dotted with houses of worship large and small. Constructed in 1939, the Basilica of Saint Therese of the Child Jesus is a classic example, a massive Byzantine style structure adorned with Arabic-Egyptian ornamentation.

As with many of the grand basilicas, the room’s acoustics have long been a challenge. Soaring walls, marble floors, wooden pews, and a massive 80-foot (25 meter) high dome ringed with…


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…


July 18, 2011
WorldMUN Gets Social with Mackie HDA

DSC_0122.jpgIn 1991, a group of Harvard University students joined together to create a new and different Model United Nations experience, inviting 300 college and graduate students to join together and participate in conferences and debate on pressing international issues. Two decades later, the annual WorldMUN conference has grown to become a week-long event, with more than 2,200 college and graduate students from more than 65 nations attending the 2011 conference in Singapore.

At this year’s WorldMUN, Singapore-based Mastana Entertainment provided high-end audio and video systems for social events throughout the conference, including a massive…


September 9, 2010
New Mackie HDA Compact Line Array Video

That’s right. Mackie now makes a compact line array that is easily the most cost-effective line array ever created – the all-new Mackie HDA. It’s completely scalable…use one or two on a stick above a sub, ground stack three of ‘em, or even build the big boy system, with four HDAs and two HD1801 subwoofers per side. Oh yeah.

Please check out the webpage for all the specs and details but, for now, take a look at our HDA video.