Ableton Newsletter 2006-02-11

From Ableton Newsletter:

1. Ableton at Winter NAMM 2006—Live 5.2 News, Awards, and Ableton Artists

Ableton kicked off Winter NAMM with exciting news: the imminent release
of Live 5.2, offering native support for Apple’s new Mac-Intel
processors. Live 5.2 will be among the first audio applications
available for Apple’s new machines. Dual core processor support was also
confirmed for Live 6, due in Q3 of 2006.

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.

To read more about Ableton at NAMM and check out some great artist
appearances, watch our NAMM movie at

2. Add Operator to Your Live 5 Upgrade or Webshop Order and Save Now!

Upgrade to Live 5 now and add Operator to your order for only 109 EUR /
119 USD more. This offer is good for all upgrades to Live 5, including
upgrades from Live versions 1 through 4 and from all lite versions.

To take advantage of this special offer, visit,
enter your old Live serial number, and complete the order process. You
will be provided with your new serial number at the moment of purchase.

The same discounted price is also available if you add Operator to your
Live 5 full version or bundle order.

Please check the offers in our webshop:

3. "Essential Guide to Ableton Live" Now Available Online

Computer Music Special 15: "The Essential Guide to Ableton Live" is now
available for purchase directly from while supplies last.

4. Monolake on Tour—Live 5 Clinics in Australia

Ableton conceptualist Robert Henke aka Monolake is currently touring
down under and showing Live 5 in several clinics throughout the country.

Dates & Venues:

February 11, 6:00 PM, free
Ableton Live 5 clinic at Billy Hyde’s Camperdown

February 11, 10:00 PM
Undercurrents and Switchbox
Andy Vaz and Monolake @ Bar Broadway
$30 presale/$40 on the door
Tickets at SPANK Music

February 12, 6:30 PM, free
Frigid - chilled set by Monolake

February 16, 7:00 PM, free
Ableton Live 5 clinic at MusicLab Bowen Hills

New South Wales, Bonalbo
February 17-19
EarthFreq - Open Air Music and Environmental Festival
Tickets $40 Presale - see the website and $50 on the door

For more information about Monolake, please visit

5. Ableton Live User Group in NYC

Come check out the latest Live 5 tips and tricks with Ableton and
M-Audio product specialists. They show new features and dive deep into
the program every month! Just getting started? No problem—every meeting
starts with some of the basics.

Next Show: February 16, 2006, 5:00 PM
Sam Ash, 48th St., New York City

6. Bring Your Talents to the Ableton Team!

Ableton is looking for experienced and motivated people for the
following positions:

Ableton Product Expert
Director of Marketing
Application Developer
Web Developer
Technical Support Team
Public Media Coordinator (New York)

For further information, please go to

More exciting news coming soon.