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Wed, 08 Feb 2017

Blues Matters magazine announces digital archive project.

LONDON 8th February 2017

Blues Matters, the award winning British blues publication, has partnered with digital publishing specialists Exact Editions to launch the complete 18-year archive of the bi-monthly magazine.

Subscribers to Blues Matters, whether in digital or print, institution or individual, can now browse the complete archive of back issues dating back to the very first issue, originally published in 1999. 93 issues covering blues news and reviews are now fully searchable via the Exact Editions website or the respective iOS and Android apps.

Exact Editions’ in-depth search technology allows users to get the most out of this vast resource. Subscribers can search for a term, particular author or translator across a specific issue, year, decade or the whole archive, and then also to bookmark the relevant pages. Every single word is covered by the Exact Editions search system.

Exact Editions’ cutting edge search allows users to get the most out of this fascinating backfile of the influential magazine, with each word, author and article covered in the comprehensive search system. Subscribers can instantly search through the years for their favourite artist or writer from a across a specific issue, year, decade or even across the whole archive.

See Blues Matters in the Exact Editions institutional and individual shops:

Institutional Shop

Individual Shop

Alan Pearce, Founder and Publisher of Blues Matters said about the digital launch:

“We are excited to be able to offer the complete archive to our subscribers, new and old. Readers will take great pleasure in browsing through the reams of back issues, discovering new and old articles and music.”

Exact Editions' Managing Director, Daryl Rayner said:

“At Exact Editions, we are thrilled to work with Blues Matters to make such a rich resource available to individuals and institutions worldwide. The magazine looks fantastic online and is an invaluable resource to blues lovers everywhere.”

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