July 28, 2015
Shepherd of the Hills Gets Mobile with DL32R

tn.jspWoodland Hills, CA – July 2015…With multiple campuses across greater Los Angeles, Shepherd of the Hills is a modern church with a bustling congregation. In addition to their main campus in Porter Ranch, Shepherd of the Hills runs three satellite locations in suburban Los Angeles locations.

The West Valley campus operates out of a high school multi-purpose room in Woodland Hills. For Pastor Mike Johnson, part of the challenge is to create an environment that is anything but institutional. In a matter of hours, the entire room…


July 15, 2015
Robertson Art Space Thrives with Mackie DL32R

Like a lot of people, artist and musician Ilan Laks came to Los Angeles with a dream. The owner of Audio Cinema, an art space in Portland, OR, Laks moved to Los Angeles with a goal of establishing a similar space to cater to the thriving Southern California art scene. Honing his focus to a few square blocks along the artistically fertile Pico-Robertson corridor, Laks found the space he’d been dreaming of — a former 1920s cinema house that offers a cozy and welcoming vibe with the versatility to cover a wide…


July 28, 2014
Iconic Comet Tavern in Seattle is Reborn with Mackie DLM Series Sound

Since 1935, the Comet Tavern has been a fixture of Seattle’s storied Pike/Pine corridor. The well-worn wood bar of this venerable Capitol Hill pub has bent the elbows of generations of locals and visitors, and its stage has played host to multiple decades of Seattle music and culture.

When the Comet was shuttered late last year, many long-time Seattle residents feared it was another nail in the coffin of what local entrepreneur Dave Meinert refers to as the city’s “black hole of gentrification.” But thanks to Meinert and partner Jason Lajeunesse, the Comet has opened its doors once again.

The…


June 10, 2014
Mackie Extends SRM Professional Line with Two Powerful New Dual-Woofer Designs

SRM750_2850_BlogHeaderToday Mackie launches two new high-power, high-output additions to the legendary SRM family of powered loudspeakers – the SRM750 1600W Dual 15″ High-Definition Powered Loudspeaker and the SRM2850 1600W Dual 18″ Powered Subwoofer.

“These are truly the big boys of the SRM family, with the raw power and speaker configurations that high-output applications demand,” commented John Boudreau, Mackie SVP. “The powerful dual-woofer designs can really move some air. They’re perfect for festivals and clubs. Stack two SRM2850 subs with an SRM750 on top for…


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…