[AH] Re: Good Synth Shop NYC?

From Todd Sines
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> From: Todd Sines <redacted@example.com>
> Date: October 3, 2008 11:34:57 PM EDT
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> Subject: RE: Good Synth Shop NYC?
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>>
> shouldn't give away all of the NYC secrets, but...
>
>
> well -- unfortunately, it no longer exists, but Two Lines was one of  
> the best synth shops [although it was better as a museum]. They've  
> seen an EMU and a few System-100M modulars in the doors, but  
> unfortunately their exorbitant prices put themselves out of business.
>
> If you want actual customer service --
>
> Main Drag Music in Williamsburg [on Wythe]
> Usually at least a few new Moogs in stock but also various old  
> things creep in - in the past I've seen an EML 101, Roland SH-1000,  
> some Arp, Korg, Sequential and Rhodes pieces. And they do repairs as  
> well.
>
> Rogue Music - 251 W 30th Street, NYC
> Once the king of the eastern seaboard [in the mid-90's they were THE  
> place for analogue synths]. Mostly used stuff and a place you have  
> to just visit time and again - sometimes they've got good stuff,  
> sometimes they don't. My friend finds some great deals there, I  
> haven't been so lucky. A few years ago there was a rift between  
> Armen [who owns the shop on the ground floor from Armen's Music] and  
> Armen has an enormous stockpile of stuff he won't sell, or even  
> price. And I haven't bothered trying, either.
>
> East Village [E 3rd Street @ 2nd Ave, NYC]
> I've seen a bunch of stuff come through the doors there - OB*MX, 3  
> different Voyetra-8's, a Pro-One, and my recently sold Arp Avatar.  
> Also usually gets some Rhodes and Wurlis as well.
>
> Guitar Center [14th street, NYC]
> They carry the DSI and Moog lines, as well as some interesting finds  
> in their used dept. About 10 months ago they had a used MiniMoog in  
> the guitar area [something you wouldn't see in the keyboard area -  
> strangely enough].
>
> -- off the beaten path --
>
> Mazzotti Music - Park Slope, Brooklyn
> Mostly great used guitars but they have a Moog Rogue now for $795  
> [:o ]
>
> Musurgia Music - Brooklyn
> Really expensive and rare used guitars [We're talking stuff probably  
> owned by Dylan, etc.] but they have a MiniMoog rev D now.
>
> Most things are found these days directly from the owners.. via  
> craigslist.org
>
> happy hunting,
>
>
>
> +odd
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>> hi guys, can anyone recommend a good synth shop in NYC?  i'm  
>> wondering if
>> there is something like analogue haven or robot speak that I could  
>> visit.
>> Ben
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