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Ableton Live 5.0 Receives Best Digital Audio Sequencer and Best Performance Software Awards

Live_set_1 Ableton has posted a Winter NAMM 2006 Report on their web site

In this report, the mentioned "More great news from NAMM: Ableton Live received repeat awards for Best Digital Audio Sequencer of 2006 from Electronic Musician magazine and Best Performance Software of 2006 from Remix magazine."

Clearly, the Live 5 update is making a splash in the industry.