The Presets

The Presets are an Australian electronic music duo of Julian Hamilton (vocals, keyboards) and Kim Moyes (drums, keyboards). Formed in 2003, The Presets released two EPs Blow Up and Girl and the Sea before their debut album Beams in 2005. After two years of touring, including as the Australian support for Daft Punk, the band’s 2008 release, Apocalypso debuted at number one on the ARIA Album Chart, and went on to win six awards at the ARIA Awards in 2008, including Album of the Year.

In 2009 Hamilton and Moyes won an APRA Award for Songwriters of the Year and another ARIA for Best Dance Release for “Talk Like That”. They released their third and forth albums, Pacifica in September 2012, and Hi Viz in 2018, with the former reaching No. 3 on the ARIA Albums Chart. The Presets are known for their dynamic live shows.

Aside from the Presets’ extensive performance work, the duo has remixed tracks for several other artists including Kings of Leon, Silverchair and Lenny Kravitz. The Presets are known for their dynamic live shows and are recognised as key players in the dance music explosion in Australia in the late 2000’s.