Austin Live Sound Service and Rentals

Tom Morello at SXSW performing on the street through the Austin Audio Coop Party Wagon portable sound system to a crowd of hundreds (until APD shut us down)

Austin Audio Cooperative has provided live sound services for some amazing local and international acts. We specialize in small to mid-sized shows for 50-1000 people, indoors or outdoors.

Austin band The Wolf performing Vice Magazine’s Casa Indio event at Pine Street Station for a crowd of over 300, with sound, video projection, and lighting provided by Austin Audio Cooperative

We have the following equipment available for rental or on-site service:


  • Mackie 1604 16 channel 4 bus mixer in rolling rack
  • 2 x Mackie 1202 12 channel 2 bus portable mixer

Rackmount Gear

  • 5 x Crown XLS 1500 1500W power amplifiers with built-in crossover and DSP
  • 1 x Crown XTi 4002 3200W power amplifier with built-in crossover and DSP
  • 1 x Crown XLS 802 1600W power amplifier
  • 1 x dbx DriveRack PA+ speaker management system
  • 1 x PreSonus ACP88 8 channel compressor limiter
  • 1 x ebTech 8-channel Hum Eliminator
  • 2 x dbx AFS224 feedback eliminator
  • 1 x Lexicon MX300 reverb and effects unit


  • 2 x JBL PRX 625 dual 15″ powered mains speakers
  • 4 x Yamaha SV115 15″ mains speakers and stands
  • 4 x Yamaha BR12M monitor wedges
  • 1 x JBL SRX 718 subwoofer
  • 1 x JBL SRX 728 subwoofer
  • 3 x JBL MRX 518 subwoofer
  • 1 x JBL M-Pro 18 powered subwoofer


  • 6 x Shure SM58 vocal
  • 6 x Shure SM57 instrument
  • 7 piece Audix Drum Microphone kit
  • 2 x Audix OM3 vocal
  • 2 x Audix OM5 vocal
  • 1 x beyerdynamic M88 vocal
  • 1 x EV RE320 vocal
  • 1 x AKG C3000 large diaphragm condenser
  • 1 x AKG C1000 small diaphragm condenser

Other Accessories

  • Radial ProAV2 stereo direct box, with inputs for laptops, tablets, phones, as well as instruments
  • 2 x Whirlwind stereo DI boxes
  • Hercules RMX2 DJ controller and mixer (supports two computer decks and two turntable or other auxiliary inputs)
  • NEC PA500U 5000 lumen 1080P projectors with VJ software and cameras
  • High volume foggers and hazers
  • A wide variety of DMX controlled lighting, including multicolor LED PAR spots, LED color bar wash lights, moonflower and scanner gobo effect lights.

Backline Equipment

  • Marshall JCM 2000 Guitar Amplifier and 4×12″ cabinet
  • Ampeg BA115SP bass amplifier
  • Roland TD-4S electronic drumset
  • Keyboard stands
  • Keyboard stool
  • Drum throne
  • G&L L2000 bass
  • Gibson J45 acoustic guitar

We can also help with arrangements for staging, through our relationship with an Austin company in that industry.

Contact us today at to find out how we can help you make your live sound event in Austin, Texas or surrounding areas a success.

Photo credits: John Jack Anderson and Joe Cooper.