Godin began in 1982 in La Patrie, Quebec to establish its first guitar.
Godin is headquartered in Montreal, but the guitars are built in six
factories in four different places. Three of them are in Quebec and one is
in New Hampshire.
have a production of different series. The
and medium size acoustic guitars. The "Simon
& Patrick Acoustic Guitars
are classical guitars made. Seagull is known for acoustic guitars made
of solid wood of the highest quality. Godin himself is for electric guitars
in the mid to upper segment and is also the most important series. The tone
wood comes exclusively from North America, especially from the Northeast.
Many models have special synth pickups that work with the piezoelectric
effect and have a built-in equalizer. Many of the more expensive
guitars have a piezo pickup built in on the bridge. In addition to these
technical innovations, Godin has a reputation for high quality guitars. Most
guitars have a classic, but typical form, which was described as a cross
between Gibson Les Paul and Fender Telecaster.
The Godin guitars have won various awards, including the Guitar Player
Magazine's Editors Pick for the LG, Exit 22 and the Freeway Classic.
Several respected guitarists play Godin instruments , including John
McLaughlin, Steve Stevens, Rumesh De Mel and Vinnie Moore. Musicians who
play Godin Instruments are very common.
By Melanie Bradley