Dave Friedman is one of Los Angeles’ best-known designers of guitar rigs and pedalboards. His list of clients includes guitarists such as Eddie Van Halen, Steve Stevens and Jerry Cantrell. Friedman specializes in the hot-rodding of Marshall-style amps, and his BE-100 model has already become a bona fide modern classic.
Dave has also kept busy designing a number of pedal effects, and he also imports a range of pedalboard accessories, based on his considerable expertise in this field.
The Friedman BE-OD overdrive pedal captures the tone of the now legendary Friedman BE-100 amplifier which has graced the stages of world-class musicians the world over. The BE-OD delivers authentic tube-amplifier sound from a compact pedal.
The Friedman Buxom Boost may be the most powerful tonal solution you ever put on your pedalboard. Like its namesake amp head, this pedal pushes a pure, clean signal to conjure the absolute most from your tone.
The Friedman Dirty Shirley all-tube amp is well known for being one of the most flexible and touch-responsive single-channel amplifiers on the market. Now you can get that same tonal versatility, sensitivity and harmonically rich overdrive in a pedal.
Unlike many pedals that strive to emulate the tone and signal path of a tube using solid-state or digital circuitry, the Friedman Fuzz Fiend has an actual high voltage (220 volt) driven 12AX7A preamp tube.
The Friedman Motor City Drive has an actual high voltage (220 volt) driven 12AX7A preamp tube. The result is a true natural feeling pedal, unlike any solid state-signal path pedal in production.
The Sir-Compre is an optical compressor pedal with a Friedman twist. The twist is the included wide-range gain knob. This gain control is the mastermind of the Sir-Compre and allows you to shape the overall sound of the pedal from ultra-clean to semi-overdriven.
At the heart of the Friedman, Gold-72 Wah is a classic-sounding, almost vocal effect, that will bring you back to the great rock and funk tones through the decades that we’ve grown to love. Whether wailing through two humbuckers and a full stack, bringing the clean rhythmic sweeps of the ‘70s, or finding a unique voice all your own, you’ll find the...
This "BE" dual overdrive pedal captures the tone of the now legendary Friedman BE-100 amplifier, which has graced the stages of world class musicians the world over. This new BE-OD Deluxe pedal employs the exact same circuit but adds another channel and dual midrange controls.
The Friedman Golden Pearl is a transparent, lower gain overdrive pedal designed to push already overdriven amps into seductive saturation. This versatile pedal can also be used into a clean amp to achieve that elusive semi-broken up tone.