Girls Smash Guitars pay homage to Phoebe Bridgers’ SNL performance with hectic guitar-smashing video

Girls Smash Guitars
(Image credit: Girls Smash Guitars)

Remember when Phoebe Bridgers smashed her Danelectro electric guitar during a performance on SNL, and the internet erupted in outrage at her antics? Well, among the many haters who labelled her “disappointing” and “extra” were a legion of supporters who saw the guitar smash for what it really was: a pretty darn epic way to close her set.

That support has now materialized stronger than ever before, thanks to Girls Smash Guitars – a musical project set up by Rockit Music Gear’s Halee Smith, who has assembled a group of plucky youngsters to do their best Phoebe Bridgers impressions.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.