Music Journals, Music Magazines, Music Newspapers and Music Periodicals Beginning With B
Bachtrack - London-based international online music magazine which publishes listings of classical music, opera, ballet and dance, as well as reviews of these genres, interviews and general feature articles.
Banjo Newsletter - Covers a range of banjo topics, including features on banjo players, banjo techniques (predominantly the three-finger or Scruggs style and the clawhammer playing style), beginning banjo, music theory, banjo set-up and accessories, product and record reviews. Banjo tablature is featured in each issue.
Bass Frontiers Magazine - An online publication that specializes in coverage of bass guitar via video interviews, text articles, gear and media reviews, as well as the educational aspects of bass.
Bass Musician - A monthly, free online publication published in Vancouver, Washington for bass musicians and industry professionals.
Bass Player - Bass Player magazine is your source for acoustic and electric bass guitar tabs, chords and free online bass guitar lessons, tutorials and videos for both beginners and professionals.
BBC Music Magazine - Monthly magazine focuses primarily on classical music.
Bearded - British bi-monthly music magazine that covers the independent music industry and only reviews artists who are either unsigned or signed to independent record labels. The site includes a forum, exclusive downloads from featured artists and a platform for viewing the latest issue.
Beat Magazine - Australian music, arts, and films magazine.
Beats Per Minute - New York City and Los Angeles–based online publication providing reviews, news, media, interviews, features, and more from both the independent and mainstream spheres of the music world. Beats Per Minute covers a wide variety of genres but specializes in rock, hip hop, and electronic music.
The Beethoven Journal - The Beethoven Journal is a peer-reviewed journal published by the Ira F. Brilliant Center for Beethoven Studies at San José State University. The journal features articles on all aspects of Beethoven scholarship, including the many diverse approaches that the field now encompasses, as well as reviews of recently published Beethoven books and scores.
The Big Takeover - The Big Takeover is a bi-annual music magazine published out of New York City that usually appears in June and December, with most recent issues coming in around 200 glossy pages. The review section is regularly 60-80 pages long, and it also features lengthy, in-depth interviews with favorite artists transcribed verbatim, sometimes stretching over two issues.
Billboard Online - A news website and weekly magazine that cover music, video and home entertainment.
Black Velvet - Black Velvet is a quarterly independent, digital rock music magazine. Published and edited by Shari Black Velvet, it features rock and pop-punk - basically any good, catchy music.
Block Magazine - A quarterly magazine about the African-American blues tradition, and is the Netherlands' oldest blues periodical.
Blow Up - An Italian monthly music magazine, focusing primarily on alternative and obscure music specializing in the coverage of house music, electronica, experimental music, industrial music, queercore, techno, and jazz improvisation.
Bluegrass Unlimited - Bluegrass Unlimited is a monthly print publication of the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum in Owensboro, Kentucky. Published since 1966, the magazine has long been regarded as the industry’s most important periodical, with circulation across all 50 states and seventeen countries.
Blues & Rhythm, The Gospel Truth - A British monthly music magazine dealing with all aspects of blues and gospel music, including all aspects of research into blues and rhythm & blues music (pre- and post-war blues, rhythm and blues, doo-wop vocal groups, vintage soul, gospel and the contemporary blues scene).
Blues & Soul Magazine - Published 5 times a year, Blues & Soul Magazine covers the latest UK and US urban music info, including; News, charts, reviews, event and clubbing info + our signature world renowned in-depth interviews and influential artists past and present.
Blues Matters! - A bi-monthly publication featuring 148 pages of dynamic, uplifting, and well-presented content provided by global cadre of impassioned writers and contributors, Blues Matters has become one of the most recognisable Blues magazines in the world. They aim to bring together the music, artists, creators, and industry people, and most importantly, the fans who support and sustain the genre. While the magazine may be headquartered in the UK, they specialise in music from all over the world, has received consistent recognition for its continued dedication to the Blues, an award for "Keeping The Blues Alive" from The Blues Foundation, and is a double inductee of the Blues Hall of Fame. Blues Matters also features regular online content, and the complete digital archive of the magazine stretching back to 1999 is available to explore.
Blues News - Blues News (BN) magazine has been around since 1968, making it one of the oldest blues'n'roots magazines in the world. BN is the first and currently the only journal in Finland concentrating mainly on blues, rhythm'n'blues and soul music. Blues News is published bimonthly (six issues a year) by the Finnish Blues Society (FBS), a non-profitable association, sponsored by the Finnish Ministry of Culture and the City of Helsinki.
Blurt - Updated daily with new music interviews, essays and features; music news, record release announcements (vinyl is a specialty), and tour dates; exclusive videos, audio streams, and blog entries.
BMA Magazine - An Australia street press and music magazine focusing on popular music, concerts, live events and popular culture in Canberra and surrounding areas.
Brave Words - Canadian heavy metal magazine that features writers from the USA, Germany and the UK, allowing the magazine to represent metal music from an international prospective.
Bristol Live Magazine - Bristol Live Magazine is Bristol’s dedicated new music and listings magazine, founded in 2012 who's mission is to shout about all things live — giving exposure to their favourite artists, with an emphasis on those hailing from and passing through our respective cities.
British Bandsman - British Bandsman remains at the forefront of the brass band media and an important catalyst for debate in the worldwide banding community. In addition to the monthly magazine and website, British Bandsman maintains its high profile through its involvement as a sponsoring partner of the European Brass Band Championships and the Brass in Concert Championship.
British Journal of Music Education - BJME is a fully refereed international journal, which provides clear, stimulating and readable accounts of contemporary research in music education worldwide, and a section containing extended book reviews which further current debates. The journal strives to strengthen connections between research and practice, so enhancing professional development and improving practice within the field of music education. The range of subjects covers music teaching and learning in formal and informal contexts including classroom, individual, group and whole class instrumental and vocal teaching, music in higher education, international comparative music education, music in community settings, and teacher education.
BrooklynVegan - Founded in 2004, BrooklynVegan is a NYC-centric, multi-genre, mostly-music blog that focuses on international music news, album and live show reviews, pictures, festivals, tour dates, gossip, tips, song and album streams, videos, industry and tech news, special events and much more. Non-music stuff finds its way on to our pages as well including comedy, TV, movies and burlesque, and every post comes with an open exchange of ideas via the public commenting system and social media. They also produce a lot of live events, and have a radio show on SiriusXMU.
Buscadero - Monthly music magazine published in Italy that is one of the oldest Italian music periodicals still being published, and has been called the principal source in Italy for aficionados of American music.
Bwletin Cymdeithas Emynau Cymru (English: Bulletin of the Welsh Hymn Society) - Welsh language magazine that includes critical studies of hymns and hymn-writers.
Last updated: 3/6/2023