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.

Nov 23

Karabo Wins the Biggest Season of Idols SA to Date

24-year-old Karabo Mogane from Mbombela is South Africa’s new Idol. The former Stellenbosch student with the soothing voice secured the lion’s share of the more than 16 million votes cast for him and runner-up Mmatema Moremi (23) from Limpopo during the past week.  Read more

Sep 15

Soundcraft introduces new all-in-one Si Impact mixer

Soundcraft have introduced a new model in their Si range of digital mixers. The new Si Impact features an impressive 40 inputs, a 32-in/32-out USB Interface, iPad Control, 26 motorised fader and FaderGlow technology. Read more

Oct 23

BSS Audio Introduces BLU-DAN

BSS Audio announced the introduction of its Soundweb London BLU-DAN Dante to BLU link Bridge, which allows one or more BLU link devices to be integrated with a Dante network. Read more

Nov 16

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

Nov 10

RTW’s Touchmonitor TM9 has made the journey to Africa

RTW, an innovator for high quality audio metering and monitoring tools for professional broadcast, production, post production and quality control, has been selected to provide TouchMonitor TM9s for SuperSport in South Africa. SuperSport is the major funder and broadcast aggregator of sporting content across the African continent on the Digital Satellite Television (DStv) platform. SuperSport’s holding company is MIH Holdings and its ultimate parent company is Naspers, a broad-based multi-national media group. Read more

Oct 7

dbx goRack Performance Processor

dbx introduced the new goRack™ Performance Processor, an easy to use loudspeaker management processor that enables a portable PA system to be optimised for the best-possible sound quality. The goRack incorporates the best of dbx’s acclaimed DriveRack series processing into a sleek and compact unit that fits into the palm of the hand.

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Oct 12

Idols SA said goodbye to Lungisa

Lungisa was eliminated from the Top 7 SA Idols contestants last night. He received the least number of votes. Idols SA host ProVerb made the announcement shortly after the start of the live broadcast of the “Showstopper” spectacular. Read more

Oct 12

Studer Releases Vista 1 Black Edition Digital Mixing Console

HARMAN’s Studer has introduced the Vista 1 Black Edition. Offering an enriched feature set and retaining the ease of use of the groundbreaking Vista 1 digital mixing console, it is designed to pack everything you need within a single compact console with advanced DSP, fully-configurable I/O and redundant power supplies. Read more

Oct 14

Shure Announces Vocal Competition

Win a 2-day Trip to London, a Masterclass at The Academy of Contemporary Music and Record at Metropolis Studios… With Shure’s Vocal Mastery Competition!

Shure Europe, in collaboration with the Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM) and Metropolis Studios, has announced details of Vocal Mastery, a new competition designed to find the best up-and-coming vocal talent in Africa, Europe and the Middle East. Read more

Oct 19

JBL Professional announces a new EON618S Powered Subwoofer for the EON600 Series

Here is some good news for JBL EON fans! Due to popular demand, HARMAN’s JBL Professional is introducing the EON618S, built to suit its state-of-the-art EON600 Series portable PA loudspeakers. Read more

Oct 19

Idols SA said goodbye to Amanda

After 15 weeks of intense competition, Idols SA said goodbye to Amanda Antony from Port Elizabeth when she became the fourth Idol to leave the Top 10 stage.  “First I didn’t even make it to the Top 16, and then I made it all the way to Top 7!” Amanda joked after she had left the stage. “I’m just so grateful to have been part of this incredible show. Read more

Oct 22

Shure introduces new Listening Range for High-Fidelity Audio Consumers

Shure has announced the expansion of its range of listening products by introducing three new high-end models at the Fujiya Avic Headphone Festival in Tokyo. Read more

Oct 26

Idols SA said goodbye to Little Miss Dynamite, Dineo.

The fifth Idols contestant to leave Idols SA is little miss dynamite, Dineo Moseki from Vryburg.  Dineo was sent home in a week that produced a record-setting of 7.5 million votes. This brings the total number of votes cast for this season to more than 32 million, which is already above last year’s entire season. Read more

Oct 27

DirectOut launches new remote software for MADI analyser and signal generator

German manufacturer and MADI specialist, DirectOut Technologies was pleased to launch brand new remote software for their MADI analyser and signal generator, ANNA-LISA, at the recent IBC show in Amsterdam.

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Nov 2

End of the Idols journey for Loyiso…

In a surprise result, it was announced that 16-year-old Loyiso had to leave the Idols stage behind and return to his hometown Uitenhage in the Eastern Cape. He was the sixth contestant to be voted off from the Top 10. Read more

Nov 9

Siphelele Ngcobo going home…

Last night’s Idols SA show kicked off with two spectacular duets by the Top 4 contestants. Unfortunately, Siphelele Ngcobo had the least number of votes to keep him in the Top 3. The Top 3 remaining contestants are, Mmatema Moremi, Rhema Varrie and Karabo Mogane.

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Nov 6

Shure Vocal Mastery Workshops in South Africa

Shure Vocal Mastery Workshop with a brief overview on Shure Microphones with Q&A available for mic technique after vocal workshop.

Wednesday 2 December

Time: 18h30 for 19h00-20h00

Vocal Teacher: Janine Price

Venue: TOMS Rivonia

Address: Shop 7, Rivonia Crossing 2,

Cnr Witkoppen Rd & Rivonia Rd (Entrance 3 Achter Rd), Sunninghill Johannesburg



Nov 16

Idols SA Season 11 drawing closer to an end…

In a nail biting episode of Idols SA Season 11, Rhema Varrie became the last Idols contestant to be voted off before the finals. He made it to the Top 3 with Karabo and Mmatema. 24-year-old Karabo Mogande from Mpumalanga and 23-year-old Mmatema from Limpopo will be competeing for the Idols title. Read more