Without wanting to make too bad a judgment on a different guitar, against the Reid Vaultback, a normal price industry guitar would seems as it were the handicraft of a ten-year old child. Extraordinary, unique, far away from any mainstream and artistically valuable. The Vaultback Halo of DAR is a masterpiece of contemporary lutherie – without ifs and buts. Its unbelievable value as a musical instrument competes with its artistic quality. I am honoured to have been allowed to play a guitar that differs so much from anything known and which leaves such an impression. Considering how rare these creations are, how innovative, refined and special, I want to predict that they will also play a prominent role in the future.

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David Antony Reid Guitars at the Ullapool Guitar festival 2010

David Antony Reid Guitars at the Ullapool Guitar festival 2010

After much encouragement from Hugh Burns I've decided to signup for a stand at the "Ullapool Guitar Festival" this October, 8th-10th. Hugh swears by it, and if you check it out you'll see for yourself that it does have a very impressive history of players and luthiers attending for such a young festival. I believe it is growing year after year, and being a Scot myself, I'm delighted to be a part of that ever growing progression. Please check out the link bellow, and it'd be great to see some of you in attendance over said weekend.

Written: Wednesday April 27th, 12:54am 2011