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October 24, 2010

Mackie and Lennon Bus: The Truth Never Sounded So Good

Written by Ryan L'Esperance

 

It has been said that the art of mixing audio is like painting with sound. Painting requires a canvas to create upon and paint and brushes to illustrate your dreams. Mixing requires a sharp ear and equipment that tells the truth. We like hearing the truth on the Lennon Bus, that’s why we love using Mackie mixers and monitors.

When preparing a mix for the radio, iTunes, or a mixtape you want to make sure your artistic decisions are transparent and true, crossing over effectively to all of their potential playback options. The Lennon Bus uses Mackie mixers and monitors for this exact reason. We don’t know where the students are going to take their tracks after a hard days work on the bus, but we do know we want it to sound good. We feel confident handing them a CD at the end of the day after mixing the track on our Mackie HR624mk2’s.

Sure our monitors are pretty, they look good and sound better, but they are just as tough as they are sweet. Everyday our studio equipment stands the ultimate road test by traveling across the country on some rough roads and they hold true. Rest assured, if the Lennon Bus is up and running then the Mackie monitors are on and bumping. From public tours to the Black Eyed Peas, our monitors entertain everyone from pedestrians to celebrities. Will.i.am has pushed these puppies to the max and they’ve held their ground so next time you come on board the Lennon Bus to listen to a track or watch a student video, don’t be afraid to ask us to turn it up. With Mackie and the Lennon Bus the truth has never sounded so good.



Students from SAE Atlanta, carefully listening to their mix on our Mackie HR624mk2 Studio Monitors.


Mackie HR624mk2 studio monitor close up

 


Mackie 1402-VLZ3 Mixer

 

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