Going Direct In With The Radial Engineering HDI Direct Box
August 25th, 2021
This video and write-up originally appeared on vintageking.com By Tyler Lind Published August 2021 If you’re looking to solve a problem in the studio or on stage, it’s highly likely that Radial Engineering already has an answer for you. Since 1996, the British Columbia-based company has been crafting practical and road-ready direct boxes, splitters and […]
Mitch Gallagher from Sweetwater demos and reviews the HDI by Radial Engineering.
July 25th, 2021
“The HDI Studio Grade 1-channel Active Instrument Direct Box was designed by Radial to be their most impressive direct box yet. Equipped with top-notch components and a set of powerful controls, it’s easy to capture great tones with minimal tweaking. The Color control is especially useful because it blends the transparent clean tone with […]
Produce Like A Pro – Using Your Guitar Pedals to Mix? Radial EXTC-Stereo
April 23rd, 2021
This article was originally written for producelikeapro.com, by Natalie Wegiel Want to be able to use your guitar pedals to mix? Radial’s EXTC-Stereo Guitar Effects Interface & Reamp Box is a unique interface for connecting guitar pedals to the inputs and outputs of pro audio equipment such as recording interfaces or mixing consoles, allowing […]
5 Ways to Use the Hotshot 48v
March 16th, 2021
The Hotshot 48v is an easy to use microphone switcher that allows the use of either condenser or dynamic mics to be sent to two different destinations. JayLeonardJ got the chance to try one out and here are his “5 Ways to use the Hotshot 48v” 1. Music Director The most common application […]
Reamping: Exploring the Differences
November 13th, 2019
Radial Engineering offers four different tools for Reamping. Here we explore the differences between each option and which is best for you.
How to connect analog audio through cat 5 ethernet with Radial Engineering
June 11th, 2019
Learn how to connect analog audio through cat 5 ethernet with Radial Engineering. Analog audio over Cat 5 wiring The Catapult TX4 and RX4 act like a typical four-channel analog audio snake; they allow you to send mic or line-level signals from one location to another without signal loss, noise, or interference, and without any […]
Pete Thorn the Demo-lition Man
March 10th, 2018
Self proclaimed “Guitar Nerd”, Pete Thorn is a prolific axe-man who has been steadily making a name for himself in the guitar community. He has toured as the guitarist with the likes of Chris Cornell, Don Henley, and Melissa Etheridge. He is a columnist for Premier Guitar Magazine. Above all, his YouTube channel has become […]
Home Studio Tour: Simple Plan’s Sébastien Lefebvre
September 12th, 2017
In the spring of 2014 Sébastien Lefebvre, guitarist for Simple Plan moved his family to a new home and decided he wanted to build a home studio. He was starting to write and produce more so it made perfect sense to take advantage of the new space. And he did… Starting with—of all things—a simple […]
Announcing Jordan Rudess and the Radial Key-Largo
June 16th, 2017
Arguably the most influential keyboard player on stage today, Jordan Rudess of Dream Theater has become the first artist to officially endorse the Radial Key-Largo: a combination keyboard mixer, digital to analog interface, and performance pedal. According to Jim Rhodes (Radial Artist Relations): “Immediately after we announced the Key-Largo at the January NAMM show, Jordan […]
Radial Backstage at Melissa Etheridge
May 31st, 2017
Singer, songwriter and guitarist, Melissa Etheridge, is touring her 17th album (Memphis Rock and Soul) which included a stop in Vancouver on May 5th. Melissa has long appreciated Radial products so it was an ideal time for me to pack up our latest products and head to the River Rock Casino. After 6 platinum albums, several awards […]
It’s the JDI Motherlode on tour with Mother Mother
May 14th, 2017
Mother Mother’s vocal harmonies and indie style of music has found its favor with audiences and even into a Kraft television commercial in 2012. The sister/brother team of Molly and Ryan Guldemond along with band mates Ali Siadat, Mike Young and Jasmin Parkin recently wrapped up an incredible 5-night stand at Vancouver’s Commodore Ballroom, […]
Radial Backstage with John Paul White (The Civil Wars)
January 25th, 2017
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 […]
Tonebone JDX Direct-Drive – Video Demo
January 12th, 2017
The JDX Direct-Drive™ is a powerful device that emulates the sound of a guitar amplifier while doubling as a direct box. It is based off our popular Radial JDX 48™ direct box that captures the sound of your amp’s guitar head, but this pedal requires no amp at all! And so far, the response for this pedal […]
#RadialRoadtrip with Florida Georgia Line
September 14th, 2016
Between September 8th to 11th, 2016, Radial’s sales rep Shuu accompanied and live-streamed life on the road with country band, Florida Georgia Line. The entire crew uses various pieces of Radial gear, from the Tonebone® Twin City™ to the Firefly™. To see the full length video streams of our weekend with the band, visit our […]
Sevendust auditions the JDX Direct-Drive during sound check
August 30th, 2016
While in Toronto last week, we met up with the guys from Sevendust to show them some new toys during sound check. This is Clint Lowery playing through our Tonebone® Trimode, along with the Mooer Reecho, then into our new JDX Direct-Drive. You are only hearing one direct line from the Direct-Drive… NO amp, NO mics! […]
Radial goes backstage at Adele show in Vancouver
August 2nd, 2016
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KejsMS5zrrM] ‘Rumor has it’ that at the recent sold out Adele show in Vancouver, Radial’s Jim Rhodes had to wrestle back the much-anticipated KeyLargo™ prototype from the crew when he brought some gear for show and tell!
Radial Backstage at The Lumineers
July 23rd, 2016
When The Lumineers visited Deer Lake Park in Burnaby, Radial’s Jim Rhodes met up with the crew to show them some new products and see how they were incorporating the Radial SGI™ and other boxes into their rig.
Radial Backstage at Monster Truck
May 19th, 2016
When Monster Truck came through Vancouver this year, Radial’s Jim Rhodes stopped in during their set-up at the Commodore Ballroom and brought with him the specially made monitor split the band had ordered from Radial’s custom shop. Part of Radial’s mandate is to come up with solutions to any audio-related issue that one might come […]
Mariana’s Trench “Gear Masters” shows a lot of Radial!
May 12th, 2016
Digital Tour Bus recently asked the guys from Mariana’s Trench what their setup is for “The Hey You Guys!! Tour”. Watch the entire video for an in-depth look at their stellar guitar collection and to see how involved the band is with their equipment. Click on the band member’s name below to fast-forward to the Radial […]
Massive Radial Product Update From Musikmesse 2016
May 3rd, 2016
Radial’s tech specialist Jay Porter talked with Sonic State about all of the new products coming in for 2016 including the Di-NET TX and RX, BT-Pro, Catapult, Headlight, Headlight Pro, Key Largo, and the Switchbone V2.
Radial Backstage at X-Ambassadors
April 5th, 2016
When the X Ambassadors came to Vancouver on their VHS tour, Jim Rhodes from Radial went backstage to see what gear the band was using for their rig and to show them some new products.
The Radial USB-Pro a hit Down Under
March 17th, 2016
Recently the Australian entertainment and technology company, CX-TV, reviewed the USB-Pro and claimed “this is the answer to every laptop audio problem ever thought of”. The Radial USB-Pro is a high-resolution stereo digital audio converter (DAC) and direct box that is designed to connect to any computer system to seamlessly transfer digital audio to analog. Find more reviews […]
2016 NAMM chat with Mark Wolfson and Neil Citron from Ricki and the Flash, legendary bassist Chuck Rainey, and The Yardbird’s guitarist Johnny A.
March 11th, 2016
Radial had hundred of musicians, producers and gear-heads stop by the NAMM booth this year. In this episode we talk with Mark Wolfson and Neil Citron who were heavily involved in the recording process of Ricki and the Flash; Chuck Rainey who has played bass on over 150,000 songs by artists such as Steely Dan, […]
2016 NAMM chat with Steve Vai, Pat Metheny bassist Mark Egan, four-time Grammy Winner Jimmy Douglass, and Dream Theatre’s Richard Chycki & Maddi Schieferstein (Part 4)
March 1st, 2016
Radial had hundred of musicians, producers and gear-heads stop by the NAMM booth this year. In this episode we talk with Steve Vai, Mark Egan (Bassist – Pat Metheny, Gil Evans, Elements), Jimmy Douglass (Engineer – Timbaland, Missy Elliot, Rolling Stones), Richard Chycki (Engineer – Dream Theatre, Rush, Aerosmith) and Maddi Schieferstein (Tech/Coordinator – Dream […]
2016 NAMM chat with award winning, Producer/Mixer/Engineer, David Bottrill and Bass Player Nathan East (Part 2)
February 25th, 2016
Radial had hundred of musicians, producers and gear-heads stop by the NAMM booth this year. In this episode we talk with David Bottrill (Peter Gabriel, Sting, Tool, Rush) and Nathan East (Fourplay, Beyoncé, Michael Jackson, Eric Clapton) while Kris Schulz serenades the Radial booth.
2016 NAMM chat with Terry Lawless of U2, Jerry Lopez of Milo Greene and Thomas Wolfe of Everlast (Part 3)
February 25th, 2016
Radial had hundred of musicians, producers and gear-heads stop by the NAMM booth this year. In this episode we talk with Andy Hong (Gear Review Editor – Tape Op), Tomas Wolfe (FOH – The Neighbourhood, Everlast), Jerry Lopez ( Audio Engineer – Milo Greene, Fox Pomona) and Terry Lawless (Keyboardist/Programmer – U2).
2016 NAMM chat with Bass and Guitar players for, Deep Purple-Steve Morse; Genesis-Daryl Stuermer; Beck-Justin Meldal-Johnson and Sting’s Mixing Engineer Dave Rideau (Part 1)
February 11th, 2016
Radial had hundred of musicians, producers and gear-heads stop by the NAMM booth this year. In this episode we talk with Steve Morse (Deep Purple, Dixie Dregs), Daryl Stuermer (Genesis, Phil Collins), David Rideau (TLC, Sting, Janet Jackson) and Justin Meldal-Johnson (Beck, Nine Inch Nails, M83).
Antoine Dufour Pairs Radial Products With His New DiMarzio Acoustic Pickups
February 3rd, 2016
Acoustic fingerstyle virtuoso, Antoine Dufour, shows how he gets his sound with the new DiMarzio Black Angel and Black Angel Piezo pickups. Dufour relies on two Radial Tonebone PZ-Pre acoustic preamps to drive his Black Angels while shaping their tone and eliminating feedback. There is also a Radial JPC stereo direct box on his pedalboard to send his signal wherever it needs […]
Radial Backstage with Havok
January 28th, 2016
On November 12th, 2015, Radial went backstage to see how the guys from Havok were using their Radial gear.
The Tone King Checks Out the Classic V9, Regency and Direct Drive at Winter NAMM 2016
January 26th, 2016
Jeff Bihlman (Bihlman Brothers) joined team Radial at NAMM and demo’d a few hot, off-the-line products for our friends at The Tone King!
Metal head Devin Townsend shows off his Radial gear
January 21st, 2016
Metal guru Devin Townsend recently showed off his rig and low and behold he had Radial gear in it. Who woulda thought? Anyway, here’s what Devin had to share.
Radial goes backstage with AC/DC
November 9th, 2015
AC/DC’s Rock or Bust Tour recently made a stop in Vancouver, BC and Radial Engineering President Peter Janis grabbed at the chance to go back stage to see what Radial gear was behind the global tour. Here he is with AC/DC’s Front-of-House(FOH) Engineer, Paul ‘Pab’ Boothroyd checking things out!
Emilio Garcia Trio-A Tonebone Power Player
August 20th, 2015
Emilio Garcia, great guitar teacher, composer, creator of trends and innovator to the masses is Croma Ltd.’s (Chile) house musician and user of Radial Tonebone products. Here’s his latest.
iGuitar magazine reviews the Headload
August 12th, 2015
Still in love with the sound of your 100 Watt head but your neighbours can’t stand the strain? There are plenty of beast-taming load boxes on the market but Canada’s Radial can always be relied on for a novel approach.
Rig rundown with Devon Malone on Fox 17 Rock N Review
June 23rd, 2015
Multi-instrumentalist Devin Malone, currently taking up guitar duties with Hunter Hayes, dropped by Fox Nashville to talk Radial with host Eric Dahl. Check out what Devin tours and records with in this segment that aired on the show this morning.