Rehearsal Studio


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



Indie Bands NYC
There’s no better place to lose yourself in the indie band scene than New York City. The sheer amount of people in this metropolis means you’ll have all kinds of talent and levels of creativity. One can also find some truly revolutionary acts scratching around the underground. NYC’s small music […]

5 Places to See an Indie Band in Brooklyn



Guitar Player
During the musical career of a guitar player, the urge to create their own complete compositions generally will take hold. However, some musicians wrongly believe songwriters and players are two different entities. On the other hand, with the right concepts in mind, anyone can put together a complete tune that […]

Five Songwriting Tips for a Guitar Player


Ahh, the glamor of Broadway. For decades the various theaters located in this part of New York City have brought the greatest musicals known to man. They’ve captivated audiences of all ages, creeds, and persuasions. For children, the selections are just as robust as stories new and old are being […]

Broadway Musicals that are Great for Kids


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







how to find a bass player
More cowbell is a matter of taste, but a band can’t go without a bass player. A bass player provides the rhythmic backbone to the music. The bass may not always be the most glamorous role, but there’s no question it’s essential. If you need to find a bass player […]

How to Find a Bass Player