“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 […]
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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 […]
Acoustic Guitar has weighed in–and they love the M-20: “The playability of this guitar makes it fast and easy to play like an electric, yet it has the warm sound of a well-made acoustic going for it. For those looking for a smaller box, the M-20 fits the bill. If you’re looking for a good […]
It’s certainly not a secret that we’re big Johanna Warren fans here at Guild (you can catch up on all of our feelings here). That’s why we’re super excited to share a live video of “White Owl,” from Johanna’s new album, Gemini I, which officially drops tomorrow. Rather than explain the meaning behind her song, we’re letting […]
This summer, Guild Guitar Assembler Jackson Herrera got the opportunity to build one of his favorite artists a custom guitar. Richard Fortus needed a new dreadnought for his current Guns N’ Roses tour so Jackson and the Guild Manufacturing team jumped on the chance to make Guild’s first custom guitar out of its new California factory. We loved […]
We can’t help but share the news when we’re on the cover of Premier Guitar. And we can’t help but be a bit giddy when they call us a gem. Check out the full issue here; learn more about the newly reissued S-200 T-Bird here.
Our friends over at Reverb magazine went through, outlined, and explored some pretty interesting vintage Guilds. Check out their list of of these lesser-known guitars here!
With their dialed-in harmonies and unconventional instrumentation, Nashville-based band Smooth Hound Smith is on the rise. Need proof? They’re currently on the road, opening for the Dixie Chicks. We had the pleasure of hanging out with them at Guild HQ and learning a bit about what makes this incredible duo tick. Keep scrolling to see them in […]
We recently added three killer new models to the Guild family. The S-200 T-bird and Bluesbird join the Newark St. line, and the Jumbo Junior is now a part of the Westerly Collection. Keep scrolling to learn more! S-200 T-Bird This reissue is a replica of the original versions produced between 1964 and 1968, […]
We’ve been so popular this past month! Reverb, your favorite website for buying that vintage Guild you’ve been tracking down for decades, visited us at our Ventura County, California factory to get the star treatment. We showed them around the state-of-the-art facility and chatted about our plans for Guild USA. James Brill writes, “At the […]