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Electronic Musician reviews the Radial Key-Largo

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The following is a review by Stephen Fortner of Electronic Musician magazine in their September 2017 issue. We gigging keyboardists have pretty simple needs in onstage sound support. So why has fulfilling them always felt complicated? For mixing two or three keyboards in stereo and some way to feed our powered stage speaker separately from…

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Guitar Player Magazine reviews the Tonebone Regency

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Regency overdrive pre drive gain

The following was written by Bobby Cannon of Guitar Player Magazine in their September 2017 issue. When in the process of recording a new album, I’m always on the hunt for something that could add a little more magic to my guitar tracks. I also realized that my favorite Peavey® 6505 combo needed a little…

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Recording Magazine reviews the JDX Direct-Drive

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JDX direct drive amp sim

The following is a review written by Alex Hawley in the July 2017 issue of Recording Magazine. Radial Engineering is well known for its collection of studio and live gear that can accomplish just about any I/O situation imaginable. The Radial JDX Direct-Drive™ does double duty as an amp simulator and direct box—it can run…

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SOS Magazine Reviews the JDX Direct-Drive

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SOS JDX Direct Drive

The following was originally written by Paul White and published in the June 2017 issue of Sound On Sound Magazine.  Designed to allow the guitarist to produce familiar amped tones without the need for an actual amplifier, Radial’s Tonebone JDX Direct-Drive™ emulates the tonal coloration of a guitar amplifier/speaker combination and would typically be used…

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Guitar Player Magazine Reviews the Tonebone JDX Direct-Drive

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Direct Drieve Review Guitar Player

The following was originally published by Guitar Player Magazine in their 2017 April Edition and was written by Michael Molenda.  I know tons of guitarists these days that often do shows requiring a plane flight, and their rigs must fit in their checked and/or carry-on luggage. And, whether you travel a few miles or across…

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Recording Magazine reviews the Radial McBoost

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Radial McBoost recording review

The following is a review by Paul Vnuk Jr. originally posted in the May 2017 edition of Recording Magazine. The new McBoost™ is an energy drink from the well known fast-food chain… just kidding. It’s actually a new product in the ever-expanding roster of studio and live sound solutions from Canadian audio firm Radial Engineering….

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SOS Magazine reviews the Tonebone Regency

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SOS reviews regency

The following is a review originally published by SOS Magazine in May of 2017 by Paul White. Rather than offer a straightforward overdrive pedal — Radial make a good many of those in all kinds of flavours within their Tonebone range — the Regency Pre-Drive combines a clean signal level booster with a separate, more restrained…

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Resolution Magazine Reviews the Radial Headload

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headload resolution review

The following is a review by Russel Cottier originally published in the 2017 Jan/Feb issue of Resolution Magazine. In the pro-audio world it is unlikely that many will have never seen a Radial product. The seemingly bulletproof Radial DI, splitter and Reamp® boxes seem to be standard issue and with good reason since they offer…

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Review: Radial Space Heater Tube OD/Mixer

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Radial, spaceheater, space heater, blog

The following is a Pro Audio Review by Strother Bullins of Pro Sound News.  Radial’s unique Space Heater™ ($1,699 street) is an eight-channel stereo summing mixer featuring a 12AX7 tube per input pair for flexible saturation, transformer-coupled outputs and a whole lot of useful flexibility, making it a cool tool for both studio and live…

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