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Supertramp’s Roger Hodgson Always Gives a Little Bit… More

Tales from the Rhodes
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Back in 2015, Radial’s Peter Janis (CEO) and Jim Rhodes (Artist Relations) caught up with former Supertramp member and classic rock icon, Roger Hodgson, in Vancouver, BC. Roger was in search of some DIs for his Guild® acoustic guitars and a DI for bass player, Dave Carpenter. Roger tried out the JDI Stereo on his acoustics…

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The Tonebone Headlight is Now Shipping!

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4-Play Direct Box

Vancouver, BC – Radial Engineering Ltd. is pleased to announce the Tonebone Headlight™, a compact guitar amp selector, is now shipping. The Headlight is able to sequentially activate up to four amps using a single footswitch. A second muting footswitch may be used for quiet on-stage tuning or switching instruments between songs. It can also be…

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Cruising With Radial – Tales From The Rhodes

Tales from the Rhodes
Florida Georgia Line visits Radial Engineering

Radial has enjoyed a long and solid relationship with Florida Georgia Line band members Tyler Chiarelli (lead guitar), Dan Weller (keyboard, ganjo, guitar), and Tom Beaupre (bass). All use Radial and Tonebone gear on the road and we are very thankful for their support. Following a soldout show at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, BC on…

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The Movement is Tempting – Tales From The Rhodes

Tales from the Rhodes
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The Temperance Movement are a British blues rock band formed in 2011 by Glasgow-born vocalist Phil Campbell and guitarists Luke Potashnick and Paul Sayer. The rhythm section consists of bassist Nick Fyffe and the Australian-born drummer Damon Wilson. Luke was replaced by friend, and guitarist, Matt White in 2016. They have released 2 albums, a…

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Radial announces Gary Zywiecki as new Manager of Engineering

Gary Zywiecki Hired as Engineering Manager

Vancouver, BC – Radial Engineering Ltd. is pleased to announce the addition of Gary Zywiecki  to the Vancouver, BC based team. Gary’s new role as Manager of Engineering heads all the R&D activities from product concept to launch.  He leads a multi-disciplinary team of engineers, advancing products that span from vintage vacuum tube technology to cutting…

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What Type of Direct Box Works Best for Bass Guitar?

Education
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DI for bass

The following article, written by Radial President and CEO Peter Janis, first appeared in the January 2011 edition of Live Sound International.  What type of direct box works best for bass guitar? The answer is easy: it depends. In fact, more than anything else, it depends on the type of bass that the DI is…

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Radial Backstage at Earth, Wind & Fire

Earth, Wind & Fire is an American band that has spanned the musical genres of R&B, soul, funk, jazz, disco, pop, rock and Latin for over 45 years. The band originated in Chicago in 1971 and now have over 21 albums under their belt and 7 top ten singles worldwide. Joining them on their current Heart and…

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Tales From The Rhodes – The Simple Pleasures of 4-Play

Radial 4-Play instrument selector

I recently caught up with longtime Radial supporter, Brian Persall, Tour Manager and Front Of House for country artist Terri Clark. We discussed the background of how the new Radial 4-Play (multi-output DI box) came to be… From the early stages of Brian needing a solution—to him actually using the device—this is a process commonplace at…

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