Champions of modern Australian dance music; The Presets are set to return with their much anticipated fourth fourth studio album HI VIZ. The album has been slated for release on May 18 through EMI Music Australia, to be followed by a huge national tour that will see the duo play Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Canberra, Wollongong, Sydney, Brisbane and the Gold Coast in June of this year.
Their return was widely acclaimed, as their first release from the album, ‘Do What You Want’ nabbed a spot in triple j’s hottest 100. The high octane energy of the earlier releases will not be lost on their forthcoming album. As Julian puts it, “It’s about trying to capture that energy you get on a great night out with your friends when you get to leave everything else behind you for a while. We essentially tried to create the soundtrack to a party that we would want to go nuts at.”
It’s been over a decade since The Presets first sparked up stages with breakthrough anthems like ‘My People’, ‘Talk Like That’ and ‘This Boys In Love’. It looks like history is about to repeat itself, so long as there are still venues left for The Presets to set alight, musically of course.
Tickets for the tour go on sale 12pm, Wednesday April 11 and you can find them here. Don’t miss your chance to see the living legends of Australian dance music live, tour dates as follows.
June 18 – Metropolis, Perth (18+)
June 15 – Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide (All Ages)
June 16 – Forum Theatre, Melbourne (18+)
June 21 – UC Refectory, Canberra (18+)
June 22 – Waves, Wollongong (18+)
June 23 – Enmore Theatre, Sydney (All Ages)
June 27 – The Tivoli, Briosbane (18+)
June 29 – Nightquarter, Gold Coast (18+)
Pre-order HI VIZ right here.