MATRIXSYNTH: Dubreq to Launch New Stylophone S2 on Steroids - All Analog with 10 Knobs

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Dubreq to Launch New Stylophone S2 on Steroids - All Analog with 10 Knobs

"The iconic ‘Stylophone’ pocket synth, played by everyone from David Bowie toKraftwerk to Orbital to Gotye, which has sold over 4 million units since it’screation by Brian Jarvis of Dubreq in 1968 has just grown up....

Dubreq Ltd, now run by Ben Jarvis, a product designer and son of the Stylophone’soriginal inventor, today launches the Stylophone ‘S2’ on the world synth market. The S2 is a portable (just 308mm X 120mm X 26mm and less than 1kg/2lbs inweight) fully spec’d analogue synthesizer that is designed and built entirely in theUK.

The S2 features the famous Stylophone metal keyboard, now 3 octaves long andplayable with the included wire-free stylus or by finger touch, a +/- 2 octaveshifter, an all analogue signal path, a classic British style 12dB/octave state-variable filter, dual all-transistor voltage controlled oscillators, sub-oscillators for super-fat bass, an eight waveform LFO with a 14 octave range, an auxiliary-input to use the filter and envelope-generator for other instruments, a 1/4” output jack socket as well as an internal speaker and headphone socket and a CV and Trigger input sockets.

Recommended retail Price of the S2 will be just £299 UKP or $479 USD

The S2 will be shown at NAMM in California January 23rd to 27th 2013 on theStylophone stand (stand 1033). Dubreq are working in the UK with our distributionpartners John Hornby Skewes and the S2 is available globally direct from Dubreq"

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