Sonoma Wire Works Announces Riffcaster Internet Broadcasting Service

--Share songs with and get feedback from other RiffWorks users and the world--

Sebastopol, CA—May 19, 2005 — Sonoma Wire Works™, developers of cutting-edge user interface design and software for the next generation of music products, announced today the launch of Sonoma Wire Works RiffCaster™ internet broadcast service for RiffWorks™ users. RiffWorks, included with Line 6 GuitarPort RiffTracker, is a popular, easy to use guitar recording application. RiffWorks users are creating awesome content that they want to share. Uploading files to RiffCaster is a great way to post songs and obtain technical and creative feedback from the enthusiastic RiffWorks community. File storage is free, the RiffCaster system is a breeze to use, and there is plenty of room for content:

To celebrate the launch of RiffCaster, Sonoma Wire Works and Line 6 announce RiffRumble, an online battle of riffs for all Line 6 GuitarPort RiffTracker users. Players submit original songs from May 20 through June 3. June 4 through June 13 the public can listen to submissions and vote for their favorite by adding positive comments with the 'cheer' link. The player who receives the most positive cheers will win hundreds of dollars in prizes including InstantDrummer™ files and Amp Models from Line 6. The RiffRumble contest winner will be announced June 15, 2005.

About Sonoma Wire Works
Incorporated in 2003, Sonoma Wire Works is a software company dedicated to designing software tools for musicians and producers that make it easy to create awesome tone and capture great sounding recordings. Sonoma Wire Works combines intuitive interfaces and unique workflows that enhance the user's ability to create the music they envision without requiring a technical background. Sonoma Wire Works is headquartered in Sebastopol, California and is comprised of a tightly knit development group with 15 years of combined audio engineering experience. Together with graphic designers and 3D artists, they are working on a cutting edge user interface design and software technology for the next generation of music products. Their most recent achievements are RiffWorks recording software with its unique InstantDrummer and a comprehensive set of seven VST effects called Sonoma 7 VST. For more information visit

About Line 6
Incorporated in 1996, Line 6 is a music gear manufacturer dedicated to creating music products to inspire creativity both on the stage and in the studio. Headquartered in Agoura Hills, California, Line 6 currently has a presence in over 60 countries worldwide with offices in California and the United Kingdom. In just under seven years, Line 6 has grown from an original team of 10 to over 200 employees. As the pioneer of digital modeling guitar amplifiers, Line 6 has created award-winning products for guitarists, bass players and engineers, working both on stage and in the studio. For more information visit

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