Godin Montreal Premiere Semi Hollow

Godin Guitars introduces their latest semi-hollow guitar, the Montreal Premiere, featuring Godin's "breathe-through" carved-core design.

Godin Montreal Premiere Semi Hollow

The Montreal based guitar manufacturer explained that this guitar promotes free airflow through the interior center block, allowing for improved resonance.

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The Godin Montreal Premiere is the latest addition to their Signature Series guitars. Although it looks like a full hollow body archtop, it is actually considered as a thinline / semihollow body electric guitar.

The body of this guitar comes with Canadian wild cherry top, back and sides and comes with Godin's unique breathe-through carved spruce core. According to Godin, this unique design gives the guitar a resonance that's unlike other semi-hollow guitars.

Mario Biferali, Godin’s Sales & Marketing Manager, commented: “Over two years in the making, the insides of the Montreal Premiere are what make it so special. Its breathe-through core is truly the soul of this guitar. It’s so alive and has a spirit all its own. You have to play it to believe it.”

The guitar has a 24 3/4" scale length mahogany set-neck. It is topped by a rosewood fingerboard and features a contoured high-gloss black headstock. Fretboard radius is measured at 12' while the nut width is at 1 11/16".

Godin equipped the Montreal Premiere with two Custom Godin humbucker pickups. Godin designed the pickups to produce versatile blues and rock tones. These are controlled by a traditional 3 way pickup selector along with a volume and tone knob.

Godin Montreal Premiere Semi Hollow
Godin Montreal Premiere with Bigsby

Other features of the Godin Montreal Premiere include high-ratio vintage style tuners, Resomax bridge system by Graphtech with stop tailpiece, double-bond binding, and all the guitars come in your choice of high-gloss polished finish. There is also a model that comes with a Bigsby B70 tremolo.

The Godin Montreal Premiere is now available and has a suggested US list price of $1,795. You can visit Godin Guitars for more information.

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