79 musicians recorded their best guitar solo with RiffWorks (Mac/Win) or FourTrack (iPhone). Over $4000 in prizes are up for grabs, including a Taylor SolidBody Classic guitar (Double or Single), Sonoma's new GuitarJack 2 USB audio interface for PC, Mac and select mobile devices, and more. No entry fee, and RiffWorks T4 free recording software could be used, so no purchase was necessary.
Entries were July 1 - 14. Voting was July 1 - 28 (23:59 PST). Listen to the RiffRumble 22 songs. Winners will be announced soon. Subscribe to RiffRumble Announcements.

1st Prize

Legendary guitar virtuoso Al Di Meola chose one winner from the top 5 songs in the Contestants' Choice Category. The winner was "The Door" by Joe Martin (jmjunk). Read what Al and Joe had to say in the forum.

Joe won over $3000 in prizes:

2nd Prize

Contestants voted for their favorite 3 songs (not their own). The winner was "A Love That Burns" by Colin Wight (cwight). Read what Colin had to say in the forum.

Colin won over $500 in prizes:

3rd Prize

Air Guitar World Champion Justin "Nordic Thunder" Howard selected 1 of the 5 entries that received the most public votes. The winner was "Shifting Sands" by Chris Neidlinger (cneidlinger). Read what Justin and Chris had to say in the forum.

Chris won over $500 in prizes:


Thank you to Taylor Guitars and Recording Magazine for sponsoring this contest.


* The prize guitar is a configurable Taylor SolidBody Classic guitar (Double or Single). Guitar color and specs may vary from the one mentioned here. Delivery of prize may be subject to delays due to production schedules. All prize Approximate Retail Values (ARV) are estimates and subject to change without notice. Prizes are non-transferable.


Winners will be announced in the RiffRumble Forum and in the Sonoma Wire Works Newsletter after the voting period is over and after the judges have time to make their decisions.


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