Montreal, Canada- December 23rd, 2010 — Montreal based Godin Guitars first introduced the Godin Shifter bass last January at the Winter NAMM show where it was a huge hit and after such a positive response over the past year, the Shifter bass has now been nominated for “Best Bass Guitar” by the Music & Sound Awards now in its 25th year.
“We are very happy and honored to have been nominated and grateful to all our customers, dealers and artists who have greeted the Shifter Bass with such a positive reaction from the very beginning,” says Mario Biferali, Godin’s Sales & Marketing Manager.
The Godin Shifter bass features 3 large soapbar, passive single coil alnico pickups with low-pull, x-large magnets and is available in 4 or 5-string models. The various tones are selected via a custom 5-way switch that when combined with the push/pull tone knob gives the player an amazing 6 tones to choose from. It also features a Canadian Laurentian basswood body, rock maple neck with rosewood or maple fingerboard, double function bridge, large clover style machine heads and is available in solid cream high-gloss, vintage burst high-gloss and black high-gloss finishes.
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.