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Download the Bbop App

Buying and selling musical instruments from your phone is even easier with the free Bbop app

Top 6 Bass Multi-Effects Pedals

Find the pedal you need to improve your bass sound

How to Work as a Film Music Composer

New ways to make money from music (part IV) 

Handpans - the magic steel

A foray into the world of these soulful instruments

Reboot Guitars: Vintage Brands Come Back to Life

Iconic guitar brands are re-emerging everywhere

Interview with Opal Ocean

Amazing metalhead duo from Australia playing flamenco rock

How to Start Selling Stock Music

New Ways to Make Money from Music (Part III)

How to Get Projects as a Video Game Music Composer

New Ways to Make Money from Music (Part II)

How to Work as an Online Session Musician

New Ways to Make Money from Music (Part 1)

Multi-effect Pedals for Guitarists: Testing 6 of the Best

Find out which modern guitar multi-effect is right for you.

Dowina Guitars: The Spirit of Wood

Touring a Luthier’s Workshop

Get to Know Your Synthesizers

A quick guide to buying and selling synths

Pearl Jam in Prague! Concert Review

Grunge legends from Seattle deliver 150 minutes of pure musical bliss

Greek and Turkish Stringed Instruments: an Introduction


Carnival of Cultures in the streets of Berlin

Music, dance and good vibes!

Concert Review: Femi Kuti and the Positive Force

Afrobeat legend brings his positive forces

Bbop Interview: Wild Dog Stomp Boxes

Portable Percussion

Interview: Pur Cajon Manufaktur

Quality and Innovation

Musikmesse 2018: Highlights and Impressions

Bbop Team brings you the news from the big show

Carl Craig and his Synthesizer Ensemble hit the Funkhaus Berlin

Techno Symphony for Funkhaus Sessions

How to sell your instruments: A quick explanation.

Sell your stuff easily and for free with Bbop!

Interview with The Trouble Notes

"Music from everywhere, for everyone"

6 Ways to Improve Your Songwriting and Composing

Unleash your creativity with these tips

7 Must-Hear Japanese Bands


Protecting Your Musical Instruments from the Cold

7 Tips to Survive the Deep Freeze

Carbon Fibre Instruments- Fad or the Future?

Acoustics from Alternative Materials

4 tips for travelling with your instrument

Keep playing, anywhere you go!

The History of Electronic Music - from Noise to Techno

The Art of Noise.

Interview with Rockfabrik Effects

Handmade pedals using the highest qualiy components

Portable MIDI controllers - 3 Good Options

Go portable!

Tinariwen: Blues Power from the Sahara (Concert Review)

Borderless music with irresistible grooves

New Year's Giveaways on Bbop

Win items you are watching!

Bbop Discovers Jeudy Custom Amps

We sit down with custom amp builder Julien Jeudy

Inside Vince Gill's Guitar Collection

A brief visit to guitar heaven....

DJ Workshop – all hype or worth it?

Experiences of a first-timer

Zerberus Guitars Interview

Handmade Guitars from Stone

Interview with Velvet Kills

Electro-Sex-Rock from another dimension?

Bbop is now available in Polish!

Our 6th language..and more coming!

Franfret Guitars - Now Selling on Bbop

Handmade Guitars from Spain

Bbop Team at Mannheim Guitar Summit 2017

Guitar Overdose!

The 7 Best Video Game Soundtracks

...that  8-bit sound...

Meeting: DJ BUDINO

Dive into the Berlin DJ scene with Valentina Bodini

Your Rosewood Instrument and the CITES treaty

Be careful when buying and selling!

Quality Apps For Musicians

Use technology to make music!

How To Write A Concept Music Video

OK Go and Their Viral Genius

7 Inevitable Truths When You're Dating a Musician

Musician habits at their worst!

Migration - The New Album from Bonobo

Of migrating- leaving one place in order to arrive somewhere else...

Bbop Introduces: Banwo The Poet

An interview with Spoken Word artist Banwo The Poet

Our Interview With Nicolas Quirin

Nicolas Quirin - Discussing his album "Lullabies For My Ghost"

Gentrification and Club Death in Berlin?

Berlin clubs - threatened with extinction?

Musikmesse 2017

A Few Highlights from Frankfurt

A Sure-fire Way To Avoid Playing At Festivals

7 Tips For (Not) Playing Festivals

Review: Yousician

An effective way to learn an instrument?

MEETING: FULMEN RECORDS – Utopyk Jones and El Fulminador

FULMEN RECORDS - their record label, up-coming parties and their future project!

DryBell Vibe Machine

Huge Univibe tones in a compact package

Turkish Cymbal Making

Following the legend

Polynesian Music – Spirit of the Islands

Hula's just the beginning!

MEETING: Lauren Sky and Valerie Orth

Bbop chats with the singer-songwriters and producers after the female:pressure showcase in Berlin 

Les Paul Ukelele Giveaway!

for Bbop Members

Frank Turner - The Way He Tends To Be!

A catch-up with Frank.

Réseau des Bookers et Musiciens : Musilink

Ce n'est pas toujours facile à contacter avec les organisateurs, alors Musilink vous donne une plateforme pour les bookers et les musiciens.

7 Ways to Market Your Music Effectively

Get your music career started! 


Drumpants - The future of lap tapping!

Deafening Opera

Progressive Rockers from Munich

Behold the Scratchocaster

It's a guitar, it's a turntable...

Bbop is FREE!

A new concept is launched....

Mr. Ginger McCurly

The dreamlike world of Mr. Ginger

Aclam Guitars: Design-focused Innovation

Made in Barcelona

Nori Ubukata's Theresyn

Strange 1950's science fiction sounds

Teenage Engineering

Pocket-sized sound power!

Musikmesse 2016 Roundup

A few highlights from the big show


Ninja synth to the jugular

Mogees - Play the World

Turn Anything Into an Instrument!

TV Jones Releases New Strat Pickups

Classic tone now available in single coil size

Bbop 2.0 is Here


Supro Amps Return

The reissue of the legendary amplifiers


Analog synths are all the rage

J Joye Guitars

Retro style, Modern Precision

Shure "Elvis Mic" Giveaway

Won by Anthony Curro!


Cherchez Vintage?

Modal Electronics at Musikmesse 2015


Musikmesse 2015

A Brief Recap

Choosing Electric Guitar Strings

What to Consider

Making the Switch

Choosing the right DJ controller.

Instrument Simulators for Guitar

Turn Your guitar into something else

Modular Synthesis

A Brief History