Top 6 Bass Multi-Effects Pedals

Find the pedal you need to improve your bass sound

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

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

Greek and Turkish Stringed Instruments: an Introduction


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

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

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!

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

Franfret Guitars - Now Selling on Bbop

Handmade Guitars from Spain

Bbop Team at Mannheim Guitar Summit 2017

Guitar Overdose!

Your Rosewood Instrument and the CITES treaty

Be careful when buying and selling!

Musikmesse 2017

A Few Highlights from Frankfurt

DryBell Vibe Machine

Huge Univibe tones in a compact package

Turkish Cymbal Making

Following the legend


Drumpants - The future of lap tapping!

Behold the Scratchocaster

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

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

Supro Amps Return

The reissue of the legendary amplifiers


Analog synths are all the rage

J Joye Guitars

Retro style, Modern Precision


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