April 10, 2008 in Music and Recording (E)
[prMac.com] Los Altos, CA - Sonoma Wire Works announces RiffRumble X, an online song collaboration contest for RiffWorks(tm) recording software users. The theme for songs will be "Moms Rule!" Contestants worldwide will team up into virtual bands of two to five musicians, record songs together, and compete for free international flower delivery for their moms. One song, written by up to 5 musicians, will win the Contestants Choice Category prizes: free flower delivery for their moms from 2flowers.com. Another song will win the Popularity Category prizes: RiffWorks logo items. There is no contest entry fee.
RiffRumble X will take place on RiffWorld, a vibrant online music collaboration community for RiffWorks users. RiffWorks includes automatic track creation, loop recording, guitar-oriented effects, professionally recorded drum loops, built-in online music collaboration, and instant song posting - all rolled into the RiffWorld social networking site.
How to Play Create an "invite-only" collaboration with "RiffRumble X" in the title using RiffWorks. Invite 2 - 5 people to collaborate with you. Also listen to RiffRumble X collaborations in progress, and ask to join by leaving a comment. Songs must be created in April or May 2008. Enter songs May 1st - May 14th. The public will vote May 1st - May 21st. Contestants will vote May 14th - 21st.
RiffWorks Standard Pricing: $129 USD. Contest Rules and Entry Details can be found on the RiffWorld website.
RiffRumble song contests are hosted by Sonoma Wire Works and sponsored by the hottest music industry companies. Any RiffWorks owner worldwide is invited to participate. The first nine RiffRumbles were for solo songwriters. The tenth RiffRumble is an online collaboration song contest. Sponsors of past RiffRumbles have included Line 6, IK Multimedia, Taylor Guitars, Recording Magazine, and more. The most recent RiffRumble prizes included a Taylor SolidBody Electric Guitar (winner: pooterpatty in Georgia), an IK Multimedia StompIO(tm) (winner: DougMetzger in Indiana) and a Line 6 Variax Guitar (winner: ashleyjnr in Australia). Sponsors are lining up for future solo and collaboration RiffRumbles.
Incorporated in 2003, Sonoma Wire Works develops high-quality, innovative products and services that help musicians enjoy playing, recording and sharing music. Headquartered in Los Altos, California, Sonoma Wire Works' development group has more than 25 years of audio engineering experience. Sonoma Wire Works products have received multiple editorial awards for performance and innovation. RiffWorks won a NAMM 2008 Best in Show Trendsetter Award. (C)2008 Sonoma Wire Works. All rights reserved. RiffWorks, RiffWorld, RiffLink, RiffCaster, and InstantDrummer are trademarks property of Sonoma Wire Works. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.