Teenage Engineering

1-14 of 14 products


About Teenage Engineering

Teenage Engineering manufacture unique synthesizers and electronic equipment. Formed in Stockholm in 2005, Teenage has become a distinctive brand, known for designing instruments that utilize a retro Casio-esque aesthetic to promote fun with sound and music.

Teenage Engineering's first product was the OP-1, a sampling synthesizer sequencer which features a fun graphical interface that is as equally well thought out as it is bonkers. OP-1 features multiple synth engines, sequencing styles, effects, and drum sounds and is capable of sampling. All performances can be captured to the 4 track digital tape machine for playback and remixing. The OP-1 is regarded as one of the most distinctive synthesizers of the 21st century and has been endorsed by Nine Inch Nails, Depeche Mode and Chvrches.

Frequently Asked Questions about Teenage Engineering

Question: Does the OP-1 have a built-in speaker?
It does, which is great for portable playback. However it is only small, so for higher sound reproduction we would recommend using headphones or plugging the OP-1 into a set of studio monitors.
Question: Did I really see something with gorillas on the OP-1?
You did, the DrumBox features two gorillas playing the drums along to the chosen drum pattern or sequence.
Question: How do make music on the OP-1?
The OP-1 has 4 tracks for recording. These can either be played live by hand or by using one of OP-1's sequencers. Recordings can consist of whole songs or of loops to construct songs out of.