The Soft White Sixties is a band on the rise, and we’re not just saying that because they’re the newest addition to the Guild artist roster. This San Francisco-based quartet is definitely reminiscent of that classic, gritty 70’s rock sound, but with a modern, indie twist. The boys have already caught the music industry’s attention, […]
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Love the sound of 12-string guitar, but can’t afford the added cost? Well, according to Acoustic Nation, we can help you out! Our D-125-12 is appealing to the ears and to your wallet. It features an all-mahogany body that provides a clear, warm tone and that signature 12-string sound for which Guild is known. Head […]
Indie-punk band Sleater-Kinney was formed in 1994, but went on a hiatus following their critically acclaimed album The Woods in 2006. When the band released their 8th studio album in January of this year, we at Guild were excited to see this riot grrrl trio take the stage again! While casually watching this recent NPR performance […]
The Guild Starfire V in black was recently featured in Premier Guitar‘s March issue in their Gear Radar section, which features new releases for the upcoming year. Check out the full product page here to learn all about this model thats creating a big buzz! Read the full feature on Premier Guitar.
We know you’ve all been anxiously awaiting another rousing round of #AskRen, and we’re happy to reveal the next batch of questions! Let’s get right to it: Is there a chance that Guild might reissue some of the hyper-cool hardrock-oriented solid bodies from the 80’s, like the Nova, Skyhawk and BladeRunner? Not right away. There’re […]
British guitarist and songwriter James Blackshaw is no newcomer to the music scene–his upcoming album Summoning Suns will be his 10th–but his music is most certainly a breath of fresh, creative air. Recording on his Guild GAD 12-string, strung up like a 6-string, Blackshaw has been getting major buzz for his slightly melancholic, innovative album. And […]
Have you heard? The Guild webstore is live! From cases and pickups, to hats and mugs, we’ve got all of your Guild needs covered. Head on over today to see if anything piques your interest! And if we haven’t convinced you yet, here’s a few images from some of our happy customers!
Not a country fan? Allow us to convert you! Nashville-based singer/songwriter Nikki Lane is beloved by Dan Auerbach, KCRW, and Paste Magazine alike–and all for good reason. Says Pitchfork: “Nikki Lane isn’t like many of the young, confident, defiant women of the female roots world. You get the sense she’s more of a beautiful train […]
Valaska is a Chicago-based indie band about to release their sophomore LP Thing. Wonderfully brooding and reminiscent of one of our favorite indie bands Death Cab for Cutie, Valaska’s latest release has been on repeat over at Guild headquarters. Check out this video of “Bijou,” off their first album, played on a Guild acoustic. Make sure to […]
Did you see us at the Grammys last night? Album of the Year winner Beck performed “Heart Is a Drum” off of Morning Phase with Coldplay frontman Chris Martin, and a Guild acoustic helped round out the performance! A full clip of the performance is below. Also, Guild favorite St. Vincent walked away with the […]
In case you hadn’t heard already, we recently debuted the Starfire III, IV and V in a new, Black finish at Winter NAMM last week. Guitar Player Magazine certainly noticed, and included the Starfires as one of their “10 Hot New Electric Guitars” from NAMM 2015. We’re honored to be a part of the roundup! […]
Ren Ferguson, Vice President of Manufacturing and R&D here at Guild Guitars, was recently featured in the “Movers and Shakers” section of Acoustic Guitar Magazine. In the piece, Ren talks about his early days at Westchester Music, his stint in the Navy, and how he got his big break. You can check out the full […]