Welcome to Wild and Marr, The Sound Professionals

Wild & Marr is the foremost importer and distributor of professional sound equipment in Southern and Sub-Saharan Africa. The company has become synonymous in providing bespoke solutions for the AV, Rental, Broadcasting, MI, Professional and Systems Integration Markets. We are the Authorised Distributors for leading sound products such as Shure, JBL, dbx, ClearOne, BSS, Lexicon, Soundcraft, Studer and more.

May 16

SHURE Masterclass 2016 scheduled for Johannesburg

SHURE and South African distributor Wild & Marr are proud to announce the SHURE Masterclass event that will take place during the week of 30 May to 3 June 2016. This will be held at the APSO Training Facility in Isando, Johannesburg. Read more

Jun 28

Wild & Marr to participate at the South African Guitar and Music Instruments Expo

SA Guitar and Music Instruments Expo 2016

After a successful inaugural event in 2015, the SA Guitar and Music Instruments Expo returns in 2016 at the Wanderers Club in Johannesburg.

Wild & Marr, one of South Africa’s leading importers and distributors of professional sound equipment will be exhibiting at this year’s Expo.

“A number of our brands have products that are well suited for retailers and people interested in pursuing a career in music,” says Andrew Sorrill, marketing manager at Wild & Marr. “We will be showcasing some of these products that are perfect for guitarists, musicians and those interested in doing home recordings and podcasts. We encourage you to come hear, play, buy or try the latest and greatest gear that we have to offer.”

Wild & Marr will have some demonstrations and performances by artists at their stand, which will be situated in the Wanderers Ballroom at Stand F.

The Expo features products from local retail outlets as well as major guitar and music importers. It promises to be a fun event for the family and will be held at the Wanderers Club on the weekend of 1 -3 July 2016.

Apr 11

JBL Introduces the EON ONE All-in-One Linear-Array P.A. System

JBL Professional by HARMAN has unveiled the EON ONE all-in-one linear-array P.A. system at the 2016 Frankfurt technology trade fair ProLight+Sound. Created by the world leaders in loudspeaker and line array technology, the EON ONE combines the superior sound quality of a professional system with the convenience and streamlined look of a compact, column-style solution. Read more

Apr 8

Soundcraft launches the Vi2000

Soundcraft by Harman has launched the Vi2000 Digital Mixing Console at the Frankfurt technology trade fair ProLight+Sound 2016.

Vi2000 is the latest addition to the Soundcraft Vi Series and fits between Vi1 and Vi3000, providing the same audio and I/O capabilities as the Vi3000, but in a physically smaller package. Read more

Apr 6

ClearOne’s New Professional-Grade PTZ Camera for IT and AV Professionals.

ClearOne has launched the ClearOne UNITE 200 PTZ Camera, a superbly versatile, professional-grade, HD video camera complete with USB, HDMI, and IP connections. The new UNITE 200 PTZ can be used for a wide range of applications at an extremely competitive price point. Read more

Mar 29

SHURE Vocal Mastery a Success

SHURE have announced that the Shure Vocal Mastery Competition was a huge success.

550 participants from 34 countries participated in the competition, with a variety of song submissions in different genres and languages. Read more

Mar 23

JBL Professional Launch the new Control 64P/T Pendant Loudspeaker

HARMAN’s JBL Professional is pleased to announce the new Control 64P/T, the most affordable full-range pendant speaker in the Control 60 Pendant Loudspeaker line.  It features a wide frequency response of 65 Hz – 15 kHz for outstanding full-range sound quality and covers a wide 120 degrees. Read more

Mar 7

JBL VerTec line array again system of choice at the Oscars

JBL VerTec line arrays were once again selected to perform at the 88th Annual Academy Awards. It has been the sound system of choice at the Oscars for 14 consecutive years. The live ceremony was held in Hollywood to recognise the excellence in the motion picture arts and sciences in 2015. For the event, California-based audio system provider ATK Audiotek supplied the sound reinforcement system, which was designed by Pat Baltzell of Baltzell Audio Design. Read more

Mar 4

JBL HiQnet Performance Manager Version 2.0 Released

Following a year of ground-up redevelopment, JBL HiQnet’s Performance Manager Team is pleased to announce the availability of Performance Manager version 2.0.

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Feb 25

Shure redefines quality sound in the workplace as it launches Microflex Advance

ISE 2016 saw the world debut of Shure’s Microflex Advance, networked array microphones designed to dramatically improve the audio quality for modern conferencing applications where speech intelligibility is of utmost importance. This new audio solution enables the highest level of intelligibility for AV conferencing
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Feb 8

JBL VTX M Series Stage Monitors

The all new JBL VTX M Series stage monitors feature a low profile along with JBL’s Neodymium Differential Drive woofers and D2 Dual Diaphragm high frequency drivers. The stage monitors also feature a new high frequency Image Control Waveguide for control and gain before feedback. There are two models: the VTX M20 and VTX M22. The M20 features dual 10-inch woofers and a 3-inch D2 compression driver. The VTX M22 features dual 12-inch woofers in addition to the 3-inch D2 compression driver. Read more

Feb 5

SHURE Announces Winners for the Vocal Mastery Competition

We are quite excited that a South African featured amongst the top five winners! Congratulations are in order for Sabelo Mthembu! Sabelo is a former Top 12 Finalist from Idols South Africa.
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Jan 28

JBL Launch a New Line-up of Monitoring System Controllers

Many exciting products were revealed at Winter NAMM 2016, JBL Professional by HARMAN revealed a new line-up of monitor system controllers designed to enhance the workflow in music recording, post production and broadcast control rooms. The new controllers are ideal for use with JBL’s successful 3 Series Studio Monitors and can be used with any studio speaker system. Read more

Jan 28

dbx reveals new high-performance DI boxes and cable test accessories

At Winter NAMM 2016, dbx by HARMAN revealed four powerful new additions to the dbx DI and CT lineup of products. Ideal for even the most demanding live sound and studio applications, the new dbx DI4, DI1 and DJdi direct injection boxes and CT3 and CT2 cable testing accessories are essential tools in producing a perfect performance. Read more

Jan 14

Choosing the right mic

Written by Allison Wolcott

“Which Shure microphone is best for me?” is one of the most common questions our sales team receives. While it’s true that sound is subjective, that doesn’t mean the answer is, “I dunno *shrug* Good luck.” Read more

Dec 14

Wild & Marr relocates and introduces a new look

Professional audio distributors Wild & Marr have relocated their Johannesburg head office and at the same time revealed a fresh new look.

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