October 7, 2008 in Music and Recording (E)
[prMac.com] Los Altos, CA - Sonoma Wire Works announces RiffRumble(TM) 13, a "Monster themed" song contest for RiffWorks(TM) recording software users. Entries will be accepted October 8 - 21, 2008. Contestants worldwide will record songs on their own, or team up into virtual bands of two to four musicians, and compete for $5600 in prizes. The celebrity guest judge is Todd Rundgren, who used RiffWorks to record his latest CD, Arena. RiffRumble 13 takes place on RiffWorld, the online music collaboration and song posting community for RiffWorks users. No purchase necessary (RiffWorks T4 free recording software may be used). No entry fee.
First Prize (Todd Rundgren's Choice Category): First prize goes to the musician who creates Todd Rundgren's favorite song that he will choose from a list of the top 5 songs nominated by contestants. If the song is a collaboration, the winner will be the person who began the collaboration. Prizes include a Schecter C-1 electric guitar upgraded with a pair of Seymour Duncan AHB-1 Blackouts humbuckers.
Second Prize (Contestants Choice Category): Up to 4 musicians will receive an IK Multimedia prize pack that includes AmpliTube(R) 2, T-RackS(R), and Classik Studio Reverb downloads. The song that receives the most votes from contestants wins this category. If the winning song is a solo work, then one person will win. If the winning song is a collaboration, then each collaborator wins.
Third Prize (Public Vote Category): Up to 4 musicians who use RiffWorks to create the song that wins the public vote category will win 3 RiffWorks InstantDrummer Sessions by Sonic Reality plus Recording Magazines.
RiffWorks easy-to-use guitar recording software includes automatic track creation, loop recording, guitar-oriented effects, InstantDrummer, professionally recorded drum tracks, online music collaboration, and song posting. RiffWorld rolls it all into a friendly online community with song contests and more.
RiffRumble song contests are hosted by Sonoma Wire Works and sponsored by the hottest music industry companies. The first nine RiffRumbles were for solo songwriters, and now online collaboration song contests occur as well. Sponsors for past RiffRumbles have included Line 6, IK Multimedia, Taylor Guitars, Recording Magazine, and more. Recent RiffRumble prizes included a Taylor SolidBody Electric Guitar, an IK Multimedia StompIO, and a Line 6 Variax Guitar.
Headquartered in Los Altos, CA and incorporated in 2003, Sonoma Wire Works develops high-quality, innovative products and services that help musicians enjoy playing, recording and sharing music. Sonoma Wire Works products have received multiple editorial awards for performance and innovation, including a NAMM 08 Best in Show Trendsetter Award.
(C)2008 Sonoma Wire Works. All rights reserved. RiffWorks(TM), RiffWorld(TM), RiffLink(TM), RiffCaster(TM), RiffRumble(TM), InstantDrummer(TM), and the RW(TM) Logo are trademarks property of Sonoma Wire Works. AmpliTube(R) and T-RackS(R) are trademarks or registered trademarks property of IK Multimedia Production srl. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.