Sonoma Wire Works has announced RiffRumble VIII, an online song contest for RiffWork recording software users. Entries will be accepted Up until February 6, 2008. Contestants will compete for $4000 in prizes including a Taylor Standard SolidBody Guitar, an IK Multimedia StompIO USB floor controller/audio interface, AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix guitar amp and effects rig, Recording Magazine subscriptions, and more. Three contestants worldwide will win. There is no contest entry fee.
RiffRumble VIII celebrates the launch of Riffworld.com, an online 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 podcasting all rolled into the RiffWorld.com social networking site.
Three Categories to Win
- Taylor's Choice: Song chosen by Taylor Guitars wins a Taylor Standard SolidBody guitar, AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix, Recording Mags and 2 InstantDrummer Sessions
- Contestants' Choice: Song that receives the most votes from the contestants wins a StompIO, AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix, Recording Mags and 2 InstantDrummer Sessions
- Popularity Choice: Wins AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix, Recording Mags and 2 InstantDrummer Sessions
RiffRumble VIII Prizes
- Taylor Standard SolidBody Electric Guitar - designed entirely from the ground up, and features Taylor's own humbuckers, bridge, tone controls and body aesthetic. The Standard has a flame maple inset top and Florentine cutaway.
- IK Multimedia StompIO USB floor controller and audio interface - gives you full control over the 5 current "Powered by AmpliTube" software/plug-ins (AmpliTube 2, AmpliTube Jimi Hendrixâ„¢, Ampeg SVX, AmpliTube Metal and AmpliTube 2 Live), with the same feeling of a traditional hardware floor processor.
- IK Multimedia AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix - the first authentic software recreation of the complete guitar amp and effects rig of Jimi Hendrix. Includes models of extremely rare and collectible vintage stomp boxes, amp heads and cabinets. Powered by the AmpliTube 2 engine.
- RECORDING Magazine - the Magazine for The Recording Musician, celebrating its 20th year, offers readers a blend of topical articles, how-to columns, tough yet balanced reviews, interviews, and more.
- RiffWorks InstantDrummer Sessions - loop recordings of drummers in professional studios in the InstantDrummer format for easy manipulation by RiffWorks users.
How to Play
Record an original song in RiffWorks Standard or RiffWorks Line 6 Edition. Submit one song to RiffRumble before Feb. 6. Contestants worldwide are eligible. Voting Feb. 7 - Feb. 13.
Pricing and Availability:
RiffWorks Standard Pricing: $129