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6 Best Articles on Guitar

The most useful articles on guitar from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.

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Top 5 Guitar Articles

At a glance: these are the articles that have been most read, shared, and saved on guitar by Refind users in 2023 so far.

  1. Listen to This Circle Guitar, Which has Mechanically Activated Strings
  2. Why my guitar gently weeps
  3. Watch Now: World's best air guitarists battle for the world championship in Finland
  4. How To: Tune a Guitar
  5. Eddie Van Halen Dead at 65: How the Rock Legend Hacked His Guitar

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Short Articles

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Publications

We monitor hundreds of publications, blogs, newsletters, and news sources in Guitar, including:

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Popular Mechanics

The best in tech, science, aerospace, DIY and auto news. Sign up for our newsletter: https://www.popularmechanics.com/email/popularmechanics-newsletter

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Core77

Some things you already knew about design. Plenty more you didn't.

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Rolling Stone

The latest news and more from Rolling Stone magazine and http://RollingStone.com. Got a tip? Share it here: http://rol.st/tips

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