January 23, 2008 in Music and Recording (E)
[prMac.com] Los Altos, CA - January 23, 2008 - Sonoma Wire Works introduces RiffWorld.com(TM), an online music collaboration community for RiffWorks(TM) users. RiffWorks easy-to-use guitar recording software with built-in online collaboration and podcasting has been updated and integrated with RiffWorld.com. During the beta test, over 600 songs were created by 200 collaborators worldwide (US, Canada, UK, EU, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Brazil and more) with no latency or distance problems. RiffWorld.com is now out of beta, and 20,000 RiffWorks users are ready to play.
Using the RiffWorks desktop recording application, up to four musicians can connect and collaborate on a song simultaneously. As a layer records, it instantly streams to other players' running RiffWorks. As the Riff loops, other players can add more. All contributions are saved on RiffWorld.com and can be opened later for further collaboration. Musicians worldwide are creating songs together online no matter how far apart they live or what time zone they are in!
On RiffWorld.com, musicians list their gear, songs, collaborations, and comments. Similar interests are linked automatically using modern social networking technology, making it easy to find people with the same musical tastes. Musicians chat about song posts and collaborations on RiffWorld.com and directly inside RiffWorks while they play. Awards go to songs with the most plays, editorial picks, and song contests wins. RiffWorld.com connects musicians who have similar interests and inspires them make more music together.
Dan Walton, VP of Technology, Sonoma Wire Works says, "Not only does RiffWorld.com showcase and connect musicians, it enables them to easily record songs together over the Internet. Bass players, guitarists, vocalists and more can make and record quality music together regardless of their locations and schedules. RiffWorld.com revolutionizes the way people create and enjoy music together."
60-day Free RiffWorld Creator Membership included with RiffWorks (Standard & Line 6 Edition). After 60 days, most collaboration features continue to be free. Additional features $10/month or $60/year.
RiffWorks Standard is distributed to dealers worldwide by IK Multimedia. http://www.ikmultimedia.com/riffworks
Sonoma Wire Works develops innovative products and services that help musicians enjoy playing, recording and sharing music. Headquartered in Los Altos, California, Sonoma Wire Works has more than 25 years of audio engineering experience, and their products have received multiple editorial awards for performance and innovation. (C)2008 Sonoma Wire Works. All rights reserved. RiffWorks, RiffWorld, RiffLink, RiffCaster, InstantDrummer, are trademarks of Sonoma Wire Works. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.