Sonoma Wire Works has announced the RiffRumble 12 Online Song Contest
(http://www.riffworld.com/riffrumble/rr12 )with up to US$2,500 in
prizes for the best songs made with RiffWorks.
Prizes include up to four IK Multimedia Total Guitar & Bass Gear
Bundles and Drummerheads InstantDrummer Sessions. Contestants
worldwide will record songs on their own or team up into virtual
bands of two to four musicians and record songs together online. The
RiffWorks T4 free guitar recording software may be used, so no
purchase is necessary (RiffWorks Standard costs US$129).
The RiffRumble 12 takes place on RiffWorld.com, an online music
collaboration and song posting community for RiffWorks users. The
contest celebrates the launch of RiffWorks T4, a free edition of
RiffWorks guitar recording and online collaboration software. With
RiffWorks T4 musicians can record ideas, create complete songs with
drums and effects, collaborate online with musicians worldwide, cast
tunes to the RiffWorld.com online community, and compete in song
RiffWorks T4 includes an interactive “Quick Start” tutorial
(translated into many languages) to help guitar players start
recording ideas and complete songs immediately. You can upgrade to
RiffWorks Standard for 24 tracks plus drums, REX, ReWire, 9
InstantDrummer session loops, AmpliTube 2 Live 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 prizes include a Taylor SolidBody Electric Guitar,
an IK Multimedia StompIO and a Line 6 Variax Guitar.