Mateus Asato and Suhr team up for two stunning signature models – and they sound just as good as they look

Suhr Mateus Asato signature guitar
(Image credit: Suhr)

Mateus Asato and Suhr have rekindled their partnership for not one, but two all-new signature guitars – a companion for the neo-soul star’s black Tele-style electric guitar and a fresh Gold Foil-equipped alternative.

It’s safe to say that Asato’s first two signature six-strings were some of the cleanest-looking – and nicest-sounding – iterations of Suhr’s Classic S and Classic T templates at the time. Indeed, the 2020 T model, with its black finish and gold hardware, had the looks to match Asato’s dreamy playing style.

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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.