Swedish music hardware company Teenage Engineering has developed a cult around its advanced design synthesizers. Now it has expanded to another part of the music industry and launched a record label. Naturally called Teenage Engineering Records, the company says the label has only two rules for releases: "It must be a good song", and the song must use at least one Teenage Engineering instrument.
The first release of the label is "You" In Love with Your Hair ", by Swedish artist Emil Lennstrand, also known as Buster This seems to be his first release, and Teenage Engineering says that he is currently finishing a lot of songs that will be released in the near future. "You're In Love with Your Hair" was made partially with the 400, one of the self-assembled modular synthesizers of Teenage Engineering, and immediately begins with a metallic sound that sounds and mutates to as the song progresses.
Teenage Engineering debuted for the first time with the 400 at the beginning of this year.It is a modular analog synthesizer with a " warm natural analog sound "that includes three oscillators, a sequencer, filter, LFO, two envelopes, noise, random generator, two VCA, a mixer, a speaker box and a power pack. as a flat pack package and requires an Ikea style assembly with foldable aluminum panels.
There is a wide range of instruments available in Teenage Engineering, from its popular line of Pocket Operators to the future retro OP-1 synthesizer, and its flat package line that includes the 400 and also a monophonic analog synthesizer called 170. This record label is an intelligent way to show them, make synthesizers feel accessible and highlight new talent in the process. Listen to "You're in love with your hair" below or on Spotify.