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Fran Healy of Travis Featured on Ernie Ball’s Set Me Up

While in Los Angeles recently, Scottish rock band Travis stopped by the Ernie Ball showroom to appear on their web series Set Me Up. The show features artists and their instruments, and frontman Fran Healy took some time to tell a few stories and offer a few tips on how to play the song “Reminder,” […]

The Lumineers Cover Talking Heads at You Oughta Know Concert

In mid-November, the Lumineers cover of Talking Heads’ “This Must Be the Place (Naïve Melody)” was named the No. 1 viral song of the week on Spotify. The band also played the track live on VH1’s You Oughta Know concert last month. The Lumineers’ version stays true to the light groove of the original to start […]

Guild Conversation: Q&A with Megadeth’s Chris Broderick

Megadeth’s Chris Broderick is known as one of the top shredders in the business, but he is also an avid lover of acoustic and classical guitar. Broderick boasts a degree in classical guitar music performance from the University of Denver and the Lamont School of Music, and he even spent many years offering lessons to […]

The Whigs Perform Acoustic Version of ‘Couple of Kids’

When Georgia-based rockers the Whigs stopped into the Guild Lounge, they picked up a few acoustic guitars and played a great version of “Couple of Kids” from their 2012 album Enjoy the Company. Check out the performance below and visit the Whigs’ official website for more information.

Max Bemis Strums ‘Slumming It With Johnny’

Max Bemis of Say Anything recently talked to Alternative Press about the song “Slumming It With Johnny.” Bemis also took some time to perform the song acoustically, taking care to not disturb the gentleman reading on the couch next to him. Watch Bemis in action below and visit Say Anything’s official website for more information.

Band of Horses’ Tyler Ramsey Performs Two Songs in the Guild Lounge

Band of Horses guitarist Tyler Ramsey’s taste in acoustic music is reflected in his excellent 2011 album The Valley Wind. In the videos below, Ramsey performed two memorable songs from that album, mesmerizing tracks called “1000 Blackbirds” and “Raven Shadow.” Watch Ramsey in the Guild Lounge and visit his official website for upcoming tour dates.

Watch the Lone Bellow Perform Two Tracks Live

The Lone Bellow is one of the hottest folk rock acts out there at the moment, and one listen to their self-titled debut album can tell you why. When they recently stopped by the Guild Lounge, they performed two of their new songs, “The One You Should Have Let Go” and “Teach Me to Know.” […]

Laura Marling Performs Exclusively for Guild

Prior to a recent headlining show at Shepherd’s Bush Empire in London, UK singer-songwriter Laura Marling gave an exclusive acoustic performance for Guild in the venue’s VIP room. Watch below as the lovely Marling performs “Love Be Brave” off her fourth album Once I Was an Eagle. The 2013 album has been shortlisted for the […]

Rome Talks Working With Sublime

While discussing the first song he ever wrote with Sublime, Rome Ramirez (a.k.a. Rome) was all smiles. “It was a pretty crazy experience. I was like 20-years old and I was in the studio with Sublime, the legendary huge rock band,” he said in an interview for Bud Light’s Music First series. The tattooed tank-top-wearing […]