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Montreal based Godin Guitars is getting ready to show the international musical instrument community a number of exciting and versatile guitar models at Musikmesse from March 21st to 24th, 2012 in Frankfurt, Germany. Godin Guitars and all their newest gear will be located at Booth B10 in Hall 4.0.

Godin Session Custom and Session Plus:

Two new upscale additions to the Godin Session series will be making their international premiere at Musikmesse. North American made and packed with features, the new Godin Session Custom and Godin Session Plus are ready to take center stage. Both feature Canadian basswood bodies, rock maple necks with maple or rosewood fingerboard options, 25 ½” scale, the Godin High-Definition Revoicer and the new Godin Tru-Loc Tremolo system which allows players to regulate their own trem arm placement into a personal Custom Comfort Zone. The Session Custom features a beefy Godin Humbucker in the neck and the sweet new Godin Custom Cajun single-coil pickup in the bridge for added vintage  punch & bite. All of which are housed in a classic single cutaway body design and controlled via a 5-way switch, 1 volume and 1 tone knob. The Session Plus features a Godin humbucker in the bridge and 2x Godin GS-2 single-coil pickups with extra large pole pieces in the neck and middle positions. Electronics are controlled via  5-way switch, 1 volume and 1 tone knob along with a mini toggle switch to split the humbucker.


Godin Multiac Steel Duet Ambiance:

A fantastic new addition to the Multiac family is the new Multiac Steel  Duet Ambiance, quite possibly one of the best sounding electro-acoustic steel string guitars  the company has ever produced! This model features a chambered mahogany  body with a solid spruce top, custom Fishman Aura electronics, blendable sound imaging mic with 4 individual mic settings, as well as a dual source preamp with feedback control and under saddle transducer. As with all Multiac series guitars, the Steel Duet  Ambiance is made to be played in live and loud settings with virtually no feedback.

Godin Core series: 
Made in Canada, the new Core series is comprised of three models that will surely ignite some fires in more than a few gigging guitar rockers. All  feature chambered mahogany bodies with maple tops, mahogany set necks, 24 ¾” scale, rosewood fingerboards, wraparound Resomax bridges by Graphtech, and as the name  suggests, these guitars are rock machines to their very “Core.”  Models  include: the Godin Core HB with a pair of hot Godin Nitro Humbuckers, the Godin Core P90 with two Seymour Duncan P90  pickups and the Godin Core EMG, loaded with EMG 85 & 81 active humbuckers.


Godin Shifter Classic 4 bass:

The new Shifter Classic 4 further expands the popular Shifter series of 4 and 5-string basses, bringing to the line a classic PJ pickup  configuration. This 4-string  bass features a solid Canadian Laurentian basswood body, a rock maple  neck with rosewood or maple fingerboard options and a double-function  bridge to either string through the body or the bridge. Electronics  include a set of Godin passive PJ pickups controlled by 1x volume, 1x tone and 4-way selector switch. Two new finishes for the Shifter Classic include a Black Burst semi-gloss and a Crème Brulee  high-gloss.

Acoustic News – Seagull and Simon & Patrick: Natural Elements Acoustic Collection

Crafted in Canada and showcasing the best  elements of Mother Nature’s own creative talents, the Seagull and Simon & Patrick Natural Elements Acoustic Collection offers players  incomparable value for an acoustic guitar series of  this calibre. These individually unique pieces combine pure random natural aesthetic beauty, with exceptional craftsmanship, eco friendly alternative woods & a price tag that the working musician can  appreciate, and afford. Featuring pure and natural pieces  of figured Cherry wood, Heart of Wild Cherry and a figured Maple, which  Mother Nature intricately inlaid with Figured Amber-Trails. Each model  beautifully accentuated by wood binding, flame maple veneer headstocks  and the satin sheen of a custom polished finish.  A Natural Elements burn stamp in the top will identify each guitar, further differentiating their unique beauty from other models in their  acoustic family.

Visit Godin Guitars at Musikmesse in Booth B10 Hall 4.0.

Be  sure to stop in to the Godin booth for other new additions in the Godin  family, including left handed versions of the Godin Session, Multiac  Nylon SA and Multiac  Encore Nylon models, as well as the new Empire Mahogany P90 from  Godin’s Richmond brand of electric guitars. A number of new offerings  from Godin’s acoustic lines of Seagull, Simon & Patrick and Norman  will also be unveiled, including the new Seagull Entourage  Grand Rustic parlor size acoustic.

About Godin Guitars:

With  its early beginnings in 1972, the Godin Guitar family now includes 7  lines of guitars. These include the renowned Godin & Richmond  electric lines, as well  as the finely crafted acoustic lines such as Seagull, Simon & Patrick,  Norman, Art & Lutherie and LaPatrie nylon stringed classical  guitars. Godin Guitars is also the manufacturer of the revolutionary  TRIC acoustic guitar case and is the North American  distributor of high-end Italian made SR Technology acoustic amplifiers.  Based in Montreal Quebec, this Canadian company has 6 factories, 5 of  which are located in the Eastern Townships of Quebec and 1 located in  Berlin New Hampshire.


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