July 21, 2014
Serious Price Drop for the Mackie DL806™ Digital Mixer

The power of digital wireless mixing is now more attainable than ever!

The popular Mackie DL806 is now the lowest-priced professional digital mixer on the ????????????market.  Proven at millions of live shows worldwide, DL Series mixers have an incredible reputation of intuitive, powerful performance. Combining the power of a full-featured digital mixer mixer with the unmatched ease-of-use of an iPad, the DL806 is ready for…


July 3, 2014
POLARaudio Provides Mackie Mixer with iPad Control to Premiership Football Club

The Britannia Stadium is the home oftn.jsp Premiership Football Club Stoke City. The ground, which cost £15 million, was opened in 1997 by Sir Stanley Matthews. As a top-flight arena with a capacity of 28,000 spectators, the need to clearly deliver information throughout the venue is of great importance. From safety announcements and music, to team changes and minutes of added time, stadium announcer Steve Buxton is a busy man who carries great responsibility. On February 1st Stoke’s heroes demonstrated their progress under manager Mark Hughes by putting Premiership giants…


May 27, 2014
ZZ Ward Drummer Christopher Patrick Bounds Mixes It Up On Stage with Mackie

Today, many a drummer’s role has evolved from that of basic timekeeper to multi-tasking Christopher Patrick Boundsproduction manager. This shift has largely resulted from the pressure on feature acts to try and faithfully reproduce their oftentimes loop-, sequence- and sample-heavy recordings live. No longer playing basic acoustic drum kits, drummers must manage a wide array of electronics, samples, loops and sequenced tracks during a live show, on the fly.

Christopher Patrick Bounds, drummer for pop singer/ songwriter ZZ Ward has found a simple and versatile solution to this challenge. Whether it’s…


May 23, 2014
Seattle’s Grieves Do It All with Mackie DL1608

As any live sound engineer will tell you, touring mid-sized clubs is not for the faint of heart. Confronting the daily surprises of a new room, with a new sound system and a new console, can make or break the band’s show – and their audience.

For Val Foster, engineer for Seattle hip hoppers Grieves, the solution was simple – using Mackie’s DL1608 digital live sound console with iPad control, Foster can assure the band and audience a consistent show, night after…


May 12, 2014
HOW-TO Church Sound Workshops Come to San Diego and La Hacienda

Mackie is a proud sponsor of HOW-TO Church Sound Workshops. In the month of May there are two workshops in Southern California featuring hands-on training for your sound, media & praise band members. Registration for the workshops is available here.

Saturday, May 17th the workshop is in San Diego

HOW-TO San Diego

Saturday, May 24th the workshop is in Hacienda Heights

HOW-TO Hacienda Heights