Red Witch Effects Pedals

red witch effects pedals

Red Witch Pedals

Red Witch is a small company from New Zealand, which makes analog guitar effect pedals.

The company’s decision to produce pedals came from a long lasting love affair with analog guitar equipment, and from the knowledge that there were people who had been unable to get the 'sound' they were searching for.

They strive to blend art and technology into their pedals, and create devices that inspire the player - both sonically and visually.

Red Witch Analog Ltd (Red Witch) is entering an exciting new phase as it pursues an aggressive global growth strategy, driven by the invigoration of its distributor and dealer network, and supported by an innovative marketing programme.

Conceived in a garage in Paekakariki by Ben Fulton in 2003, Red Witch first came to international prominence in 2008 when Andy Summers from the Police used hand built Red Witch pedals on the Police Reunion tour. 

Although Red Witch has never had the funding to pay artist endorsements, there are a number of A-list artists who are known to use Red Witch products, including:

  • Andy Summers (The Police)
  • Sting (Solo, The Police)
  • Jonathan Chancellor (Tool)
  • John Mayer
  • Audley Freed (Black Crowes)
  • Martin Gore (Depeche Mode)
  • Mike Patton (Fantomas, Solo, Faith No More)
  • Billy Gould (Faith No More)
  • Jon Hudson (Faith No More)
  • Saskia Hahn (Peaches)
  • The Arctic Monkeys
  • Munkey (KORN)
  • David Catching (The Eagles of Death Metal, Queens of the Stone Age, earthlings? )
  • Jessie Hughes (The Eagles of Death Metal)
  • The Daylights
  • Terry Lawless (U2)
  • Carl Broemel (My Morning Jacket)
  • Peter Stroud (Sheryl Crow, Emmylou Harris, Stevie Nicks, Peter Green, Dixie Chicks)
  • Paul Stacey (Oasis, Black Crowes)
  • Henry Kaiser (Solo)
  • Jack Bruce (Solo, Cream)
  • Nadja Peulen (Coal Chamber)
  • Jeff Cease (Black Crowes, Bitter Pills)
  • Blixa Bargeld (Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds)
  • Brent Mason JD Simo (Nashville session player)
  • Ed Degenero (Solo)
  • Uriah Duffy (Whitesnake, Sly and the Family Stone)
  • Eric Schermerhorn (Iggy Pop, David Bowie, Seal, Lucinda Williams)
  • Steve Lukather's Fab Ringo Rig includes Seven Sister's Grace Compressor
  • Sam Kearney (Alberta Cross)
  • JT Woodruff (Hawthorn Heights)
  • Jon Skibic
  • Aaron Mclain
  • JAKOB (New Zealand)
  • Galen Henson (Joe Satriani)
  • Reeves Gabrels (Solo, David Bowie)
  • Adrian Legg
  • Michael Landau (has played for everyone)
  • Monte Pittman (Solo, Madonna)
  • Charlie Hayden (Solo)
  • Colin Hay (Men at Work)
  • Michael Thompson (US based session guitarist – has played for everyone)
  • Trinity Roots (New Zealand)
  • The Little Bushmen (New Zealand psychedelic/ roots band)
  • Ian Moss (Australian guitarist)
  • Neil Finn (Crowded House, Solo, Split Enz)
  • Michael Spreitzer (Devil Driver)
  • Sigur Ros
  • INXS
  • Guns n' Roses
  • Billy Corgan (Smashing Pumpkins)

The worlds first lithium ion cell effects pedals now available from musicstreet.co.uk.
Red witch pedals are dedicated to creating unique new pedals - not clones.  

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