The iconic, best-selling guitarist magazine in the UK has reached its milestone of 500 issues, and the modern archive is available digitally on the Exact Editions platform. The monthly magazine has a main feature that includes an interview with a legendary guitarist, or a deep-dive into quintessential guitar brands. The magazine also includes pieces on guitar techniques, and reviews of classic and contemporary albums. 

In this 500th issue, the reader is illuminated to the tales and beginnings of the magazine — with senior members, past and previous editors of the magazine telling their stories. This collection is perfect for guitar-fanatics, music enthusiasts and those interested in the history of the incredible instrument. Published by Future plc, this magazine has been a cornerstone in the history of music publications, and it retains the same quality and authenticity of the first issues published in 1984. Current and forthcoming issues are all part of the searchable and growing modern archive, which you can access on the Exact Editions platform.

The 500th issue as shown on a Macbook, and the modern archive as shown on the iMac.

The Exact Editions digital platform allows individuals and institutional subscribers an intuitive, user-friendly and visually-stimulating experience. Guitarist can be explored with these helpful features:

  • An advanced search function enabling search of any keywords.
  • A neat stacking interface allowing for ease of browsing years and decades.
  • Syncing issues for offline reading.
  • A clean, high-quality interface faithful to the print edition.
  • New issue notifications alerting readers to the availability of the next issue.

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