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Sonoma Wire Works introduces™, an online music collaboration community for RiffWorks™ users. RiffWorks easy-to-use recording software includes automatic track creation, loop recording, guitar-oriented effects, InstantDrummer, professionally recorded drum tracks, online music collaboration, and instant podcasting. rolls it all into a friendly online community.

Sonoma has updated RiffWorks to v2.1.1 (free for v2 owners), improving the online collaboration and instant podcasting features, and integrating them with During the online collaboration beta test, more than 600 songs were created by more than 200 musicians worldwide (US, Canada, U.K., Europe, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Brazil and more). Testers reported no latency or distance problems. is now officially out of beta, and with over 20,000 RiffWorks users, there are many musicians ready to play music together.

In RiffWorks, four musicians can collaborate on a song simultaneously. As a Riff layer is recorded, it instantly streams to other players. As the Riff loops, others can add layers to the Riff without latency or distance issues. All contributions are saved on and can be opened later to continue playing. Musicians worldwide are creating songs together online no matter how far apart they live or what time zone they are in!

On, musician profile pages list their gear, RiffWorks songs and collaborations, and comments — similar interests are linked automatically, making it easy to find people with the same musical taste. Musicians chat about song posts and collaborations on and directly inside RiffWorks while they play. Awards are given to songs with the most plays, editorial picks, and RiffRumble song contests wins. connects musicians who have similar interests and inspires them make more music together.

Robert Easley, a prominent guitar player, talks about his experience on, “I tell my friends I have a pro-studio that’s open 24-7 and I can sit in on any session, any time the creative urge strikes, with musicians whose skills take a back seat to no one. I can ask any one of them to throw down a track or two. If I have just the start of an idea, they help complete it in ways I would have never imagined.”

Dan Walton, VP of Technology, Sonoma Wire Works says, “Not only does showcase and connect musicians, it enables them to easily record songs together over the Internet. A bass player, guitarist, and vocalist can make and record quality music together regardless of their locations and schedules. revolutionizes the way people create and enjoy music."

Listen to songs and collaborations on RiffWorld RiffWorld Online Collaboration Requirements RiffWorks v2.1.1 (Standard and Line 6 Edition)

RiffWorks Standard by Sonoma Wire Works can be purchased online for $129 here:

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