New Godin Guitars at Winter NAMM 2012
Godin Guitars will be introducing the Session Custom, Session Plus, the Multiac Steel Duet Ambiance and other new guitars at the upcoming NAMM 2012.
Godin will showcase these new guitars at the Winder NAMM which is set to start on January 19 in Anaheim California and is expected to be oozing with new gear.
Godin Core series:
The new Core series is comprised of three models that are designed to attract gigging guitar rockers. These are all made in Canada, and feature chambered mahogany bodies with maple tops, mahogany set necks, 24 ¾” scale, rosewood fingerboards and wraparound Resomax bridges by Graphtech. As the name implies, these guitars are rock axes to their very “Core.” Models include: the Godin Core P90 with two Seymour Duncan P90 pickups, the Godin Core HB with a pair of hot Godin Nitro Humbuckers, and the Godin Core EMG, loaded with EMG 85 & 81 active humbuckers.
Godin Multiac Steel Duet Ambiance
Godin will showcase a new member of the Multiac family, the Multiac Steel Duet Ambiance, an electro acoustic steel string guitar. This model features a chambered mahogany body with a solid spruce top, custom Fishman Aura electronics, and a special blendable sound imaging mic with 4 individual mic settings. It also comes with a dual source preamp with feedback control and under saddle transducer. Just like other Multiac series guitars, the Steel Duet Ambiance is designed to virtually eliminate all feedback, ideal for live and loud playing acoustic guitar playing.
Godin Session Custom and Session Plus:
Godin Session series will have two upscale additions at Winter NAMM. The new Session Custom and Session Plus are all made in Canada and both feature Canadian basswood single cutaway bodies, rock maple necks with maple or rosewood fingerboard options. It comes in 25 ½” scale and has the Godin High-Definition Revoicer along with the new Godin Tru-Loc Tremolo system which allows players to adjust their own trem arm placement into a personal Custom Comfort Zone. The Session Custom is equipped with a Godin Neck Humbucker and a new Godin Custom Cajun single-coil pickup in the bridge that is designed to provide that vintage punch & bite. All of which are controlled via a 5-way switch, 1 volume and 1 tone knob. The Session Plus on the other hand is equipped with 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 special mini toggle switch to split the humbucker.
Richmond Empire Mahogany P90:
Godin introduces a variation on the hot Richmond Empire Mahogany, powered by Godin Kingpin P90 soapbar pickups. The Richmond Empire Mahogany P90 is designed to deliver simple & serious classic rock tones with an appealing price tag. It features a single cutaway solid mahogany body design and includes a natural high-gloss finish, a 24 ¾” scale, ultra comfortable mahogany ergocut neck with a worn in feel, rosewood fingerboard, high-ratio tuners and a chrome wraparound bridge. A 3-way toggle switch, 1 volume & 1 tone knob help control all the classic tones
Godin will also be featuring their Seagull and Simon & Patrick Natural Elements Acoustic Colleciton. These acoustic guitars will showcase beautiful looking guitars with natural pieces of figured Cherry wood, Heart of Wild Cherry and a figured Maple. Other new guitars are set to be showcased as well, so to witness and experience all this new guitars from Godin, do visit their Winter NAMM showroom in Room 211A.
For more information, visit Godin Guitars.
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