Red Witch: Empress Chorus (Deus). "The Empress"

I first demoed the Red Witch Empress way back in 2008. Ben Fulton (New Zealand resident and Red Witch owner and founder) and I became friends shortly after and together ran riot when we could hook up at things like the LA NAMM Show. Since then Ben has sold and reacquired the company and I've made around 3,000 videos. We're both a little older and wiser now but the Empress Chorus remains largely the same as the unit I demoed 12 years ago. It now enjoys the addition of a 'Dark Mode' that aligns it with the older Japanese choruses. The Voice control is just one of the unique charms that has drawn players like Andy Summers to it, but really the Empress is greater than the sum of its parts. I'm glad that Signal Chain asked me to take another look at it.

Empress Official page: https://redwitchpedals.com/products/empress-deus-chorus-vibrato

This demo puts the Empress into context in a way that I would use it - for the first and second parts of this little tune. I'll upload another, more comprehensive and stereo demo soon.

Today's tools:

Guitar: 2021 Fender American Original Series '60s Stratocaster; 2012 Fender Johnny Marr Signature Jaguar. Both stock. 2020 Danelectro '66BT Baritone. Stock.
Amp: Axe-FX III MKII running Cygnus FW 17.02 Dumble ODS and '59 Bassman models.
Power Supply: Eventide PowerMax by Cioks
Mic: Samson Airline77 (me)
Camera: iPhone 11 Pro and Canon D60
Soundcard: PreSonus Quantum & Fractal Audio Systems Axe-FX III MKII (guitar, mixing and bouncing).
Desktop Monitors: PreSonus R80 R-Series Active AMT Studio Monitors (https://www.presonus.com)
Computer: 2017 Apple iMac Pro, 2.5 GHz 14-Core Intel Xeon W, 64 GB 2666 MHz DDR4, Radeon Pro Vega 64X 16 GB
Software: Logic Pro X, Apple Final Cut Pro X, Compressor.

"The Empress" written and performed by Brett Kingman. ©2021 Brett Kingman.

This video was commissioned and sponsored by Signal Chain, Australia.
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