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€800 teenageengineering.com

Swedish start-up Teenage Engineering are bucking the trend. They still recall the joy of the Rubik's Cube, the ZX Spectrum, recording FM radio on to cassettes, cheap Casio keyboards, old arcade games with vector graphics… and somehow, they've melded it all into the most exciting music-making machine in years – the OP-1. Because these Swedish tech chefs know that the coolest things come from the humblest of beginnings, they've made the OP-1 small enough to be taken anywhere, allowing you to knock up truly groundbreaking electronic music wherever you are, be it shoebox bedsit or the top deck of a night bus.