The international Bunche Medal was crafted in 2003 to honor the 100th anniversary of the birth of Dr. Ralph J. Bunche, the first U.S. citizen and the first person of color in the world to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. The medal has been given since 2003 to individuals who have dedicated their lives to the pursuit of finding peaceful solutions to social problems through cultural education and enlightenment.
Sonoma Wire Works announces RiffRumble 12, an online song contest for RiffWorks recording software users. Entries will be accepted for two weeks: September 10 - 23, 2008. Contestants worldwide will record songs on their own or team up into virtual bands of two to four musicians, record songs together online, and compete for over $2500 in prizes from IK Multimedia and Drummerheads. RiffRumble 12 takes place on RiffWorld.com, a vibrant online music collaboration and song posting community for RiffWorks users. No purchase necessary (RiffWorks T4 free edition may be used). No entry fee.
How to Play
Use RiffWorks to create a song yourself and enter it by RiffCasting it to “RiffRumble 12”. Or use RiffWorks to create an "invite-only" collaboration, invite 1 - 3 people to collaborate with you, then RiffCast it to “RiffRumble 12”. Or join RiffRumble 12 song collaborations by being invited to a song in progress. Enter songs September 10 - 23. The public votes September 10 - 30. Contestants vote September 24 - 30. Contest & Prize Details: http://www.riffworld.com/riffrumble/rr12
First Prize (Contestants Choice Category): Up to 4 musicians who use RiffWorks to create or collaborate on the song that wins first prize will each receive an IK Multimedia Total Guitar & Bass Gear Bundle download (AmpliTube 2, AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix, AmpliTube Metal, AmpliTube X-Gear, and Ampeg SVX). "Powered by AmpliTube” product information: http://www.amplitube.com
Second Prize (Public Vote Category): Up to 4 musicians who use RiffWorks to create or collaborate on the song that wins second prize will each receive 3 RiffWorks InstantDrummer Sessions by Drummerheads. Drummerheads product information: http://www.drummerheads.com
RiffRumble 12 celebrates the launch of RiffWorks T4, a free edition of RiffWorks guitar recording and online collaboration software. With RiffWorks T4 musicians can record ideas at the moment of inspiration, create complete songs with drums and effects, collaborate online with musicians worldwide, cast tunes to the RiffWorld.com online community, and compete in song contests for free. RiffWorks T4 includes an interactive "Quick Start" tutorial (translated into many languages) to help guitar players start recording ideas and complete songs immediately. Upgrade to RiffWorks Standard for 24 tracks plus drums, REX, ReWire, 9 InstantDrummer session loops, AmpliTube 2 Live and more. http://www.riffworks.com/T4
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.
About Sonoma Wire Works
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, including a NAMM 08 Best in Show Trendsetter Award.
BeatBuggy, Inc, the leading global music production community, announced today the re-launch of beatbuggy.com. Beatbuggy is a new innovative social music beat catalogue discovery service aimed to let music consumers participate in the music industry. The new beatbuggy service will expand the company's existing services by including mainstream music producers, incorporating links among friends, and offering free MP3s from emerging music producers. These new services also allow consumers to share ratings, discover new music beats, and play the music production quiz to see how their skills rank against their friends.
With a brand new look and a fresh image, Beatbuggy will help consumers discover music beats based on what they and their friends like. "This represents an epic change in how music beat catalogues can be marketed and promoted on the web," said Duane Washington, CEO of Beatbuggy, inc. "We're thrilled to be at the forefront of innovation, and we have re-oriented the site to create a more efficient channel for music beats from undiscovered music producers to reach fans."
The company anticipates supporting other media players in the future.
Tim Young Band Podsafe profile:
DJ CeeJay, host of New Hampshire-based Opinionated Ramblings, started off her Labor Day special podcast with the song 'Work Today' from Tim Young's 2005 solo album RED. The Labor Day special is Podcast number 56 and first aired on September 1, 2008.
On September 3, Italian web community AmiciAmici.com Magazine's podcast debuted 'Hangin In' from the recently album "The Cost" in their Podcast number 61 or Puntata 61.
Rounding off the week was David Tanny's I Still Get Demented podcast which aired The Cost's 'Outta Town' on September 6.
An invitation to perform live at Indian Summer Festival 2008 was extended to NightDancers for Sunday, September 7th, Harley Davidson Stage, at 5:30pm. NightDancers has accepted but prior commitments and scheduling/routing issues has Gera Clark remaining on tour in Ireland and France. John Sarantos will perform with very special guest artists Jan Seiden and Redbelly (David Martinka). Sarantos' set will include songs from MONTANA CROSSINGS as interpreted by his musical guests.
August 5, 2008 (Friday)
Doors open at 7:30 PM, show starts at 8:00
Suggested donation is $15 per person or $25 per couple
Advance reservations for this event are appreciated, as our space is limited
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- Current Location:New York city