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Tales From The Rhodes – John Mayer

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John Mayer concert Vancouver

John Mayer is one of the most recognized singer/songwriters and guitarists in the 21st century. From his first EP in 2000, “Inside Wants Out”, to 2017’s “The Search for Everything”, John Mayer continues to make music with meaning. His talents have earned him respect, success, accolades, collaborations and appearances with many of the worlds top artists…

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Tales From The Rhodes – Life is a Highway of No Regrets

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From 1987-1990, Radial’s Artist Relations point person, Jim Rhodes, worked as a guitar tech for Tom Cochrane & Red Rider. He recently took the opportunity to drop in to their latest show in Abbotsford, British Columbia and meet the crew, say hello to a couple old friends and do a little show-and-tell with some of…

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Radial Backstage with John Paul White (The Civil Wars)

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Born in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, John Paul White has been immersed in musical history from day one. When asked about his hometown he is quick to say he should be working at the Chamber of Commerce since he ‘talks up’ his home town so much. Muscle Shoals doesn’t need much talking up to people who…

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Jeff Beck’s new guitarist has a Bone to pick!

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Jeff Beck Bones

Jeff Beck is one of the most famous and decorated guitarists of all time. He’s been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice: as a member of the Yardbirds in 1992 and as a solo artist in 2009. He is often referred to as the “guitarist’s guitarist”, and has made the cover…

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Kim Mitchell: Just doing his Rock ‘n’ Roll Duty

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Kim Mitchell Radial

Radial’s Artist Relations guy, Jim Rhodes, recently caught up with the guys in the Kim Mitchell Band and shares a little about his friend and iconic Canadian musician Kim. Kim Mitchell has been a household name in the Canadian rock music scene for 4 decades. He made his start as the guitarist and lead vocalist of…

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

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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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Cruising With Radial – Tales From The Rhodes

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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

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

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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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