RIVERCAT
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RIVERCAT

New York City, New York, United States | Established. Jan 01, 1999 | SELF | AFTRA

New York City, New York, United States | SELF | AFTRA
Established on Jan, 1999
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""Ghostdance arrives from the dead Apple in time for Halloween""

Inspired by a ride in a 1960 cadillac Hearse named "Desdemona" around NYC..Musician Mark Rivers composes a really cool piece of work. Along with partners lee Boice & Joey Z... All 20 trax.are Instrumentals that make up the cd "GHOSTDANCE" .."It was inspired by all the great NYC neighborhoods" It's a tribute to the darker side of the city. Written for "Dead Apple tours" & perfect for Halloween .! fun trax are "Hot guns" "Joey gallo's down" and The scream! - Hudson reporter..10/24/11


"New Rivercat Cd has you howling at the Moon..!!"

From the opening track of "Lonesome highway" The new Rivercat CD "Gemini moon" takes you on a very interesting musical journey. Touching on Rock pop blues & country a hybrid mix of fun & well crafted tunes. Recorded at his home in secaucus NJ..Mark Rivers recorded about 40 songs..Lonesome highway is a beautiful tune with cool electric violin and New york avenue has a springsteen feel (Mark hailing from asbury park) "it was intentional" I wanted to pay tribute to the boss" New york avenue is a street in Jersey city my guitar player used to hang"...Home tonite..A sweet ballad has guitar that echo's the prince purple rain solo..and the final track "The end of all night" keeps you wondering...Yea we hope it never ends.!..Great Cd from a gifted and talented local artist.!!! - Secaucus Journal/2011


"THIS RIVERCAT ROCKS 11/4/08"

A flowing Rivercat of Music/Mark Rivers and his band Rivercat premired their new upcoming CD 4 us at his home based studio in New Jersey. The CD titled "VOODOO CADILLAC" is full of bluesy pop rock that is a inspiring tribute the the sounds & styles of New Orleans. Cool trax include Casino boogie/Alleygator/Summer's back and the title track. avalable at Cdbaby.com/rivercat coming 4 Xmas - Secaucus Journal/new Jersey/2008


"Band "RIVERCAT" set to release DVD"

We got to check out the advance
Video single By local Band RIVERCAT....From The "Live in NYC" DVD..The song "CRY" is a all out rocker in the Stones vain...catchy hooks & vocals..
Recorded for Manhattan cable the full Dvd will be released in the new year ...go to rivercat.net
for all the info... - Hudson reporter..Jersey City...


"JUST A BUNCH OF SKIRT CHASIN' DRUNKS"

A rockin' punky blues EP...from another lower east side nyc band..This is fun...like the blondie cover.."hangin on the telephone"...worth a listen... - New york waste/2006


"TIME 2 MISBEHAVE"

"RIVERCAT IS THROWBACK ROCK WITH A SOUND REMINISCENT OF INXS" TIME 2 MISBEHAVE EERILY WEEVE THE FEEL OF "KICK" AND "FULL MOON DIRTY HEARTS" BEFORE THE COMPARISON SEEMS TRITE, LET ME INTERJECT A KEY THOUGHT' THAT WE NEED MORE BANDS WITH THE SOUND AND PASSION OF INXS" RIVERCAT ILLUSTRATE THEIR OWN CREATIVE ART THROUGHOUT THIS DISC BEAUTIFULLY"........................ AIMEE EDWARDS STAFF WRITER. - EAST COAST ROCKER/2000


"LOCAL ARTIST CUTS LP"

NEW JERSEY NATIVE MARK RIVERS HAS JUST RELEASED HIS 3RD ALBUM WITH HIS BAND "RIVERCAT'
"the wonderful world of stereophonic hysteria" SHOWCASES
GRITTY VOCALS/STEVIE RAY GUITAR AND WELL PENNED TUNES. DOWNLOAD THESE HIGHLIGHTS...
VEGAS STYLE/BLACK SEDAN/AND MY FAVORITE
THE SLINKY "SOUTH STREET".............JOHN DUNPHY/STAFF WRITER - HUDSON REPORTER 2007


"ASBURY ROOTS OF MARK RIVERS SHINE THROUGH RIVERCAT"

"TIME 2 MISBEHAVE KICKS OFF IN FINE ROCKIN' MANNER WITH ROVING SAX AND RIPPIN' GUITAR. BITS OF STONES AND T-REX....100 FLOWERS BRINGS BACK THAT ASBURY SOUND 4****STARS - ARTS WEEKLY/2001


"SOUTHERN STYLE ROCK"

RIVERCATS NEW CD DELIVERS SOME DOWN HOME SOUTHERN STYLE BLUESROCK. POPPY TUNES WITH BALLS. SONGS FAVS.......RENENGADE HEART & REVIVAL..WORTH CHECKING OUT!!! - NEW YORK WASTE/2005


"TIME 2 MISBEHAVE ROCKS....."

"A ROCKIN'TRIUMP OF FUNK AND BLUESROCK/GREAT VOCALS AND HIGH ENERGY GUITAR...YOU'LL FEEL LIKE YELLIN' FOR AN ENCORE........... - ASBURY PARK PRESS/2002


"NEW YORK CITY ROCK"

"STRAIGHT FROM THE LOWER EAST SIDE RIVERCAT DELIVERS SOME KICK ASS BAR ROOM BLUESROCK THAT WOULD MAKE YOU FEEL YOUR IN MEMPHIS INSTEAD OF NYC. A MIXED BAG OF POPROCK N BLUES...........DOWN DIRTY & FUN......VILLAGE VOICE - VILLAGE VOICE/2005


"RIVERCAT hits the streets"

The New Cd from rivercat is full of cool textures and fun songs. from the opening track of Brand new day' inspired by 9/11 to the rockin ending "Dancin' in the toxic rain instrumental" STREETWORK" showcases the musical stylings of Mark Rivers. "This cd was a departure from the the last cd/ alot more layering and experimenting" It was about 5 years in the making/ I put it aside after 9/11 and got back 2 it little by little' I think it's quite fun" Trax 2 check out...Memphis Man/looks like rain/and my fav Blue whiskey...get it @CDBABY.COM/RIVERCAT or RIVERCAT.NET - Steppin Out Magazine/2007


Discography

TIME 2 MISBEHAVE
THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF STEREOPHONIC HYSTERIA
THIS ISLAND EARTH
SKIRT CHASIN' DRUNKS
STREETWORK
DRIVIN' RAIN/LONESOME NASH/Produced by Rivercat
VOODOO CADILLAC
LIVE IN NYC/DVD
GEMINI MOON
GHOSTDANCE
JUKEBOX BABY (VOL 1)...coming soon
HARD ROAD TO FREEDOM...coming soon

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Bio

Mark Rivers is a Asbury Park New Jersey native musician performing 4 over 20 years. After growing up on The Stone Pony stage "Backintheday" with bands like "The Heat".."Jackrabbit"...&.." Point of View"... Rivers relocated to NYC & The Lower east side of Manhattan 2 form RIVERCAT ! That has now been together for over 10 years. The band mixes a hybrid of alternative americana rock n blues. The brand new CD "Hard Road To Freedom" is now for sale thru Rivercat.net ....for booking info email Rivercatnyc@gmail.com or find us on facebook.com/rivercat

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