The Presets are an Australian electronic duo formed in 2003, consisting of Julian Hamilton on vocals and keyboards, and Kim Moyes on drums and keyboards. They released their debut album Beams in 2005 to positive critical response. Their 2008 release Apocalypso debuted at number-one on the ARIA Albums Chart. At the ARIA Music Awards of 2008 they won 'Best Dance Release' and 'Best Group', and became the first electronic act to win 'Album of the Year'. In 2009, The Presets' Hamilton and Moyes won an APRA Award for 'Songwriters of the Year' and an ARIA Award for 'Best Dance Release' for "Talk Like That". Aside from their performance work the duo have remixed tracks for The Dissociatives, Lenny Kravitz, Silverchair, Sarah Blasko and Kings of Leon.
The Presets' founders, Julian Hamilton and Kim Moyes met in 1995 at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music where they were both studying classical music. They shared an interest in 1980s pop music and became members of the Sydney-based electronic group, Prop, with Jeremy Barnett on marimbas, Hamilton on keyboards, Moyes on vibraphone, David Symes on bass guitar and Jared Underwood on drums.