Bass of the Week: Godin A4

This week we’re checking out the Godin A4. Available in fretted and fretless versions, the semi-acoustic bass is fitted with a low profile Lace Sensor with side-mounted controls as well as custom Godin Saddle transducers with their own custom preamp. The extensive tonal options can be output via 1/4″ and 13-pin connectors, allowing for computer and synth access.

Godin A4 Fretted

The A4 is built with with a two-chambered Silver Leaf Maple body topped with solid spruce. Godin explains that the design resists feedback and the negative effects that loud stage levels can have on top vibration. Its Rock Maple neck is fitted with a rosewood fingerboard on the fretted version and an ebony one on the fretless.

For more information, check out the Godin website.

Godin A4 Specs:

Scale:34 Inches
Body:Two-Chamber Silver Leaf Maple
Neck:Rock Maple
Fingerboard:Rosewood for Fretted; Ebony for Fretless
Fingerboard Radius:16 Inches
Nut Width:1 13/16 Inches
Pickups:Lace Sensor Low Profile Electric Pickup, Custom Godin Saddle Transducers
Electronics:Custom Preamp, Side-Mounted Volume and Tone for Lace Pickup
EQ:Mid, Treble, Bass
Finish:Natural Semi-Gloss

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  1. That’s it, I’m in love….

  2. Bob DeRosa

    Would it be too much trouble to include the manufacturer’s suggested retail price in these pieces, or at least a general idea of price range?