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Rivington Music reopening
The COVID-19 pandemic has been disastrous throughout the world. New York City has been especially hard hit. Now, there’s a possible end to quarantine in sight and Rivington Music has been getting ready to welcome you back to the studios! RMRS has not been idle during the shutdown! We’ve been […]

Welcome back to Rivington Music…safely.



Finding Used Gear
Used Vs. New Gear- First up…Finding Used Gear Many people have the perception that second-hand is synonymous with beat-up or worn out. They’re not wrong, sometimes. However, before we go down the “new versus vintage” deep deep rabbit hole discussion, let’s focus on second-hand gear. In this post we’ll explore […]

“Let’s talk gear” series…Finding Used Gear



Success in your music career
New musicians and plenty of veterans tend to have one common hiccup: the recording is done, the single is ready to be released and the EP or LP sounds awesome throughout… Now what?Here’s where the overall strategy of creating successful careers in music turn from art to business with marketing […]

Budget, Promote and Hire for Successful Careers in Music





Have you ever heard tunes creeping through the subway corridors, inspiring fans to give money and more importantly, wait for the next train? That’s New York City’s thriving underground music scene. These musicians take advantage of the millions of commuters who use the subway every day! However, that doesn’t mean […]

The Five Best NYC Subway Musicians You Have to Find





best winter concerts in nyc
Broadway, Live Music, Jazz Clubs…with so many venues to choose, you’d be hard pressed not to find winter concerts that suit you. For this article, we’re going to take a look at the exciting 2018 winter concerts coming to NYC. From legends crossing over into new ventures to new favorites […]

Five Best NYC 2018 Winter Concerts NOT to Miss



best guitar solos of all time
Ahh, the guitar solo, the key element in any raging rock tune. The guitar solo is the most compact and often most dramatic part of a song. Every professional guitar player has their own particular approach and character. That is to say, no two solos sound the same. Regardless, not […]

The Five Best Guitar Solos of All Time



Sound Professional as possible
Have you ever recorded a song and just know something sounds a little off? It just doesn’t sound professional? It may not be the single is necessarily bad. However, there is definitely an element lacking. Now, if you are in this bind, you may be wondering how to take your […]

How You Can Make Your Songs Sound Professional


Best NYC live Music Neighborhoods If you’re someone who loves live music, New York is a veritable heaven. From all the legendary spots with reputations decades in the making, to the tiny haunts serving up the best of the local scene, there’s no place like the Big Apple for live […]

3 Best NYC Neighborhoods for Live Music


How to play double bass pedal
Double Bass Drum Pedal – A Quick and Definitive Guide The Double bass drum pedal is a staple in lots of metal music. It’s one part of a larger arsenal of tools a drummer can use to create dynamic and novel rhythm patterns. That being said, using the double bass […]

Learn How to Play Double Bass Drum Pedal





Busking in NYC
Busking in NYC is a tradition as old as music itself. Another arm in a musician’s public performance arsenal, busking is at once a fun pastime and an opportunity to be heard by passersby on your own terms. All around NYC you can hear music in the air. In fact, […]

BUSKING IN NYC: A Definitive Guide