Entries by Guild Guitars

Artist to Watch: Valaska

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 […]

Guild at the Grammys!

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 […]

Guild at NAMM 2015

This was the biggest year for Guild at Winter NAMM yet, and the Anaheim Convention Center was buzzing with all of the latest Guild gossip! We hope you enjoy these behind-the-scenes pictures of the Guild booth and the people behind all of the magic! Debuted at NAMM this year were the Starfire III, IV and V in […]

A Deeper Look at the Starfire Pickup

When developing the Newark St. Series Starfire guitars, we wanted to recreate the magic that was found in a handful of original pickups we came across. A large number of guitars were meticulously tested and compared in order to find the most awe-inspiring pickups with that magical sound. Sure, we tested numbers and metrics along […]

Guitar World Features the New Starfire in Black

Guitar World recently published an article covering the new Starfire models in Black. Says Guitar World: For the first time in decades, guitarists can easily get a hold of a Guild Starfire III, Starfire IV, or Starfire V in a sleek, Black finish. This highly desired option was only available for a short period of […]

AC Newman Talks About his M-75 Aristocrat to Premier Guitar

  The New Pornographers frontman AC Newman and his Guild M-75 Bluesbird were featured in the January issue of Premier Guitar! Premier Guitar notes that his Aristocrat is “his No. 1 axe–a mid-’70s Guild M-75 that he prizes for the ‘very high output’ of its original humbuckers.” You can watch Newman play his M-75 live on The Late […]

Up-And-Coming Guitarist Sam Weber Plays Guild Starfire IV

Looking for some new music to add to your winter playlist? 22-year old guitarist Sam Weber might just be the perfect addition. Based in Vancouver Island, Canada, Sam is currently releasing a video series entitled “Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue” every Wednesday in December. Check out the first installation below, where he […]