Best Music Shops in NYC?

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  1. buzzp

    buzzp Member

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    I'll be up there this weekend for a bit, where should I go?

    Finding a possible score on used pedals is always a plus, but ideally I would love to play a sweet 335 and see if that's what I REALLY want my next big purchase to be. I've never had the chance to play a good one, but I always love the way they sound.
     
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    Check out Rudy's Music in Times Square (west 48th street),,, a small but nice shop with a friendly staff / nice selection. Website even shows a preowned black 335 in stock. I travel to NYC a few times a year and always try and stop in there.

    Google 'em.
     
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    30th Street Guitars is another obvious choice.
     
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    for used pedals... rogue music on w30 street & main drag music in williamsburg brooklyn. rogue is a couple doors down from 30th street guitars as well.... Ludlow guitars has the biggest section of boutique pedals but not as many used pedals as they used to have...
     
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    I will second that Main Drag and Ludlow have a lot of eye candy.

    There is another shop in Williamsburg that had some neat old stuff, old amps, Wandre guitars, etc, but I forget the name.
     
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    Rudy's Music (Times Square and Soho)
    Ludlow Guitars
    30th St. Guitars
    Mandolin Brothers (Staten Island)
     
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    90% of TGP posts are either this question or Football rants.

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    Not right in NYC but The Music Zoo in Roslyn NY (LI) has a good selection. I just bought a Victory V30 amp from them.
     
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    Thanks guys- I'll try to check a couple of these out today.
     
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    Rudy's is awesome
     
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