The Radial HDI – A Modern Approach to Direct Box Design

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Videos

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.

News

Peter Janis NAMM oral history

June 23rd, 2015

Peter Janis played in school orchestra and rock bands growing up as his mother played piano in the home and encouraged him to pursue music. His first job in the industry was working at Steve’s Music store in Canada and he was hooked. Peter enjoyed the people in the industry and was fascinated by the developing technology and how it related to amplifying instruments for live performance and studio recording.

Reviews

AMI Reviews the JDI Stereo

June 22nd, 2015

It’s been nearly two decades since the release of the original JDI, and now Radial has introduced a Stereo version to its offering. Alistair McGhee quite literally lifts the lid on the new addition to see what it has in store for users.

Press Releases

Headload Amp Attenuator Now Shipping

June 22nd, 2015

Vancouver, BC – Radial Engineering Ltd. is pleased to announce the Headload guitar amplifier attenuator is now shipping. The new Headload allows the artist to reduce the volume levels on stage while driving the amp hard for maximum tone. According to Radial President Peter Janis: “With the proliferation of in-ear monitors, there has come a tremendous need… Read More

Press Releases

JDX 48 Phantom Amplifier Direct Box

June 22nd, 2015

Vancouver, BC – Radial Engineering Ltd is pleased to announce a next generation version of the popular JDX Reactor amplifier DI. Radial’s Jay Porter explains: “The JDX has become a staple in professional touring, clubs and houses of worship worldwide.  While many engineers were initially skeptical because of previous bad experiences with different ‘red boxes’,… Read More

Education

5 guitar hacks to get rid of noise in your rig

June 22nd, 2015

With guitar rigs, connecting several pedals and amps together can often lead to noisy setups. Guitarists will sometimes turn to using noise gates as a means of trying to eliminate the problem. But these devices not only rob tone, but they hamper the guitar’s attack time and limit natural sustain. The following page gives you several recommendations that can help eliminate noise.

Artists

Dan Briggs: 3 bands, 1 bass and his J48 DI

April 14th, 2015

I use the J48 with my Spector NS2000-5 with active EMG pick ups and blend it with my Sunn 300t head out front. When the band travels overseas I simply just run my bass through the J48 and a line from that straight to my in-ears and it’s just as beefy as it sounds coming out of my 8×10 back home; clear pronounced lows and full bodied highs. I love the way it sounds! In the studio I use it to run certain effects direct as well, bypassing the amp/cabinet.

Artists

FOH Jon Garber helms The Band Perry tour and packs plenty of Radial

April 14th, 2015

When FOH Jon Garber decided to move on to a new challenge after touring with Rascal Flatts for nine years, it turns out he didn’t have to look too far for a fresh gig. In fact, his new job with The Band Perry meant he’d probably be taking the same planes, trains and automobiles as… Read More

Artists

Radial’s SW8, a matter of trust according to David Rosenthal on Billy Joel tour

April 14th, 2015

David Rosenthal has a pretty plum freelance gig. For 21 years Rosenthal has performed with Billy Joel as keyboardist, adding musical director to his title along the way. Long gone are the days of challenging countless other keyboardists for a job. Rosenthal credits his highly successful career path to his always looking for an ‘edge’.… Read More

Artists

‘The Voice’ winner Javier Colon casts his vote for the PZ-Pre

April 14th, 2015

Making anything look easy takes a lot of hard work.  Standing out from the many who seek success also takes a lot of work. There are a select few whose dedication pays off in unprecedented ways. Success that was elusive and existing only in its potential suddenly moves at a momentum that defies even the… Read More