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THE PRESETS

The Presets Taking Over HUM Records for In-Store Signing TOMORROW!

If you're in Sydney tomorrow, make sure you get down to HUM Records in Newtown, as The Presets will be doing a very special in-store signing of their new record, Pacifica! The band announced the news directly to their fans last night, with the session taking place at the indie music store from 6pm through until 7pm.

Album Review: The Presets - Pacifica (2012 LP)

The Australian-loved duo The Presets upcoming release Pacifica marks their essential third album release. The question is, how will it sound? Dave Roberts gives the AU review his verdict.

The Presets, Kimbra and The Jezabels among the big names set to play CMJ in New York City this October.

One of the biggest music festivals in the world is the CMJ Music Marathon, which hosts 1,300 live performances across over 80 nightclubs and venues scattered around Manhattan and Brooklyn. Yesterday the festival unveiled its first lineup and as is usually the case, many Australian bands will be taking part, with The Presets topping the bill.

The AU Monthly Review: June 2012

Another month has gone by so quickly and so much has happened in the last 30 days! What are those events exactly? Well... you’re about to find out…

1. The Rolling Stones unleash logo to commemorate their 50 year anniversary (Pictured Above)

New Music Video: The Presets "Youth In Trouble" (2012)

It's been about four years since The Presets have released any new music, and since the 40-second glimpse they gave us a while back, many (including myself) have been chomping at the bit for the new stuff. Best described as an extended whirling blast of techno, it's finally here; check out 'Youth in Trouble'.

Album Release News Weekly: Friday 22 June 2012

This week sees a slew of announcements from both international and local artists alike. From the highly anticipated albums; The Presets, Justice and Oh Mercy to the extremely controversial (Here's looking at you Amity), if there's an album coming out soon, here is where you'll find out about it.

Our 10 Most Anticipated Album Releases of 2012 (Australia/NZ Edition)

If you were wondering why our previous installment of 'Most Anticipated Album Releases of 2012' didn't feature any local acts... there was a reason for that. We have debated, deliberated and pulled many strands of hair in wishing that more could be included in the list. However, the following native heroes made the cut... in no particular order:

Bluejuice - Company (2011 LP)

Opening with Elton John inspired piano before launching into their brand of catchy pop, Bluejuice have finally perfected the sound they have been working on through their first two albums. Company is the third album from the five piece that sees more catchy tracks ala their smash “Broken Leg” with funky keyboards, head bopping drums and easy singalong lyrics.

Future Music Festival - Rymill Park, Adelaide (14.3.11)

March in Adelaide is truly a magical time. Unicorns? Perhaps not, but there are a number of amazing, back-to-back festivals. The Fringe Festival is still a warm corpse in the ground, and we are about to dance upon its grave. The “Garden” has transformed, with six stages having sprouted up overnight, across Rymill Park. The Future Music Fesitval has arrived: the highlight of the festival calendar for fans of pop, drum and base and electronic music.