Dubreq's Stylophone pocket synthesizers delighted synth fans when they came out in 1968, finding favor with amateur musicians and children while also being featured on songs by the likes of Kraftwerk, John Lennon, and David Bowie. These small wonders were initially short-lived, leaving the market in 1975 only to make a triumphant return a little over 30 years later. Buoyed
Roland has made a habit of changing the game, having made their mark on the industry with countless pieces of excellent equipment over their 50 year history. One of their greatest innovations in recent years calls back to the legendary modules of the 80s, making for a "beat machine" that does so much more than its tagline might make you think.