The new Guild Jumbo Junior may be small, but it’s a force to be reckoned with. “These days, three of the biggest American guitar manufacturers—Martin, Taylor, and Guild—are producing high-quality, scaled-down versions of some of their most popular models,” writes Pete Madsen of Acoustic Guitar Magazine. In the running with the Martin D Jr. E […]
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SadGirl‘s brand of low-fi surf pop is quintessential California, and frontman Misha Lindes is leading the charge. Their DIY sound, aided by a Misha’s Guild Starfires, has been spreading through their hometown of Los Angeles and beyond. Keep reading to learn about how SadGirl got started, Misha’s love affair with Guild, and heir their latest song, “Little […]
Acoustic Guitar Magazine‘s Greg Cahill starts off his review on a strong note: “Seldom have I connected with an instrument on such a visceral level as when I first picked up this D-40.” The review goes on to explain how the D-40 was revered by the folk scene of the 60s and 70s, what […]
We had another great year at Winter NAMM in Anaheim, California! We introduced new acoustic and electric models to the Guild family at NAMM 2017, including the USA-made M-40 Troubadour, D-40 Traditional and D-55; the T-Bird ST and T-Bird ST P90; and the M-240E Troubadour. Below are a few behind-the-scenes photos of our booth; keep scrolling […]
New Guilds are here! We’ve got something for everyone–USA-made acoustics, a new Westerly Collection addition, and some funky new solid body electrics. Keep scrolling to all of the new Guild Gear! T-Bird ST P90 in Pelham Blue Based on the S-200 T-Bird reissue, the T-Bird ST P90 features the same unique, asymmetrical shape, but with a […]
British publication Guitar & Bass Magazine has given the new USA-made Guild M-20 and D-20 a 9/10! Let’s see what they had to say… About the M-20: “In terms of sonic character, there’s a lot of charm, with a typically dry and woody all-mahogany directness. There are harmonic overtones aplenty, but fundamental frequenciesare not overpowered […]
The Guild M-140 is one of Gearank’s picks for the Acoustic/Under $1000 category of their latest roundup! “Several people said in their customer reviews that they found the setup was great straight out of the box and didn’t require any adjustments – this included having an easy to play low action with no fret buzzing. If […]
Another magazine chimes in on the newly reissued S-200 T-Bird. Verdict: it’s Vintage Guitar approved! Keep scrolling to read the full review. Learn more about the T-Bird here.
“Don’t dismiss the T-Bird as some quirky surf guitar,” writes the UK’s Total Guitar Magazine. With a 5-star rating, the S-200 T-Bird made quite an impression on Total Guitar’s reviewer. “No matter what genre you nail your flag to, this beautifully made, realistically priced reissue is a perfect choice for those ready to look beyond […]
Premier Guitar weighed in on the S-200 T-Bird. Conclusion: it’s a hit! They write: “Faithful to the original Thunderbird, the S-200 T-Bird is an idiosyncratic, quirky, and at times smartly functional work of guitar design. Minimalists may cringe at the guitar’s copious gadgetry. But in the hands of resourceful players the T-Bird has the kind […]
It’s four stars for the new Jumbo Junior, according to Total Guitar Magazine! “It’s an ideal take-anywhere electro or simply a kick-about house guitar, ideal for the songwriting and recording musician. One to try.” Read the full article below. Learn more about the Jumbo Junior here.
We sent Guitarist Magazine an M-20 and D-20 to review, and we were nervous–they would one of the first magazines to review the first models to come out of our USA factory! Our were were all for naught, however. The guitars were a hit: “Guild has celebrated its return to USA building with a flourish, reintroducing […]