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The Black Angels Perform In Guild Lounge

Austin’s psychedelic rockers the Black Angels give an acoustic performance of “Been Strugglin” in our Guild Lounge. Watch the show below: [iframe src=”http://www.youtube.com/embed/IsGq4lja_KE” width=”560″ height=”315″]

Dealer Spotlight: Guitar Resurrection

Guitar Resurrection in Austin, Texas, boasts a rich history, a knowledgeable staff and a vast selection of Guild guitars. Founded in 1970 as a music repair store in Berkeley, Calif., Guitar Resurrection migrated to Austin’s Crestview neighborhood in 1975 and has flourished as a high-end boutique retailer. Owner Jim Lehmann has been in the business […]

Emery Hits The Guild Lounge

South Carolina post-hardcore rockers Emery show a much softer side with this acoustic performance of “I Never Got to See the West Coast” off 2011 album, “We Do What We Want.”

Dealer Spotlight: Street Sounds

What once started as a compact disc store nestled in the streets of Brooklyn has now been transformed into one of the most sought-after music shops in the country. Rocky Schiano, owner of Street Sounds, has been in business since 1988. He and his father, Ralph, started selling CDs until they slowly started bringing in […]

Dealer Spotlight: Diplomate Musique

For 35 years now, a major home for Guild in eastern Canada is Montreal’s Diplomate Musique, a small boutique retailer where father/son proprietors Franco and Steve Amante offer the best in high-end instruments to the most discerning musicians in a vast metro area of more than 4 million people. And when it comes to acoustic […]

Dealer Spotlight: J&R Electronics and Music World

It’s not hard to miss J&R Electronics and Music World–it only takes up an entire city block in lower Manhattan; mere footsteps away from the WSorld Trade Center site. One of Guild’s newest dealers, J&R has only been in the musical instrument business for two years now, even though the enormous retailer itself is celebrating […]

J Mascis Records Acoustic Album

As founder and guitar hero of alt-rock pioneers Dinosaur Jr. J Mascis could easily be content with sticking to the sonic formula that’s worked so well for his century-old band, his long string of side projects — Deep Wound, Gobblehoof, Velvet Monkeys, the Fog, Witch and Sweet Apple, and during his innumerable guest sessions. Instead, […]

CLASSIC GUILD: A YARD-SALE STEAL

Eric Larson of San Jose, Calif., has been playing his Guild D-50 for decades. But it was a chance sighting at a neighborhood yard sale that put a classic all-mahogany M-20 in his hands, and he quickly realized he´d found a welcome addition to his Guild collection. Eric relates: “A few years back, while setting […]

Dealer Spotlight: California Vintage Guitar & Amp

It´s a stellar Southern California afternoon when we caught up with Dan Duehren, co-founder and resident bluesman of famed California Vintage Guitar and Amp in Sherman Oaks. As this month´s Guild Dealer Spotlight, California Vintage is one of those stores that every player dreams of walking into. The instruments are not behind glass or guarded […]

Guild Unveils Limited-Run GSR D-50 Dreadnought

Building on the legacy of its beloved acoustic Dreadnought style guitars, Guild unveiled a special limited–run version of the D–50 at the recent 2011 NAMM show. The new GSR D–50 pairs a solid Engelmann Spruce top with solid Cocobolo back and sides to create a bold yet refined guitar with striking visual and sonic qualities. […]

Dealer Spotlight: Mandolin Brothers

Mandolin Brothers is aptly described as an American institution. This Staten Island, New York store is not only a home where high quality and vintage instruments are sold but where a passion for music still reigns supreme in the heart of founder Stan Jay. “We are passionate about the music that results when a fretted […]