Along with artists such as GRAFTON PRIMARY, CUT COPY and VAN SHE, THE PRESETS were part of the first wave of early millennial Antipodean electronic artists to start having global success.
Formed of Julian Hamilton (vocals and synths) and Kim Moyes (drums and synths), activity in THE PRESETS camp started to ramp up again at the end of 2017 with the release of a trilogy of singles which all feature on the new album ‘Hi Viz’. Continue Reading ›
JORI HULKKONEN is one of Europe’s most highly regarded electronic producers, yet remains something of a hidden secret. While a fan of synthesized pop such as PET SHOP BOYS, NEW ORDER and JOHN FOXX, Hulkkonen’s love of Detroit techno and house music has brought a rhythmical edge to his many productions and remixes.
With such a varied catalogue of work and projects, TEC looks back at the career of JORI HULKKONEN in the shape of this Beginner’s Guide.… Continue Reading ›
THE PRESETS have announced their long-awaited return with their third album ‘Pacifica’. Featuring ten synth laced songs, ‘Pacifica’ sees THE PRESETS “traversing both light and shade in energy and emotion” with a self produced collection mixed in Los Angeles with Tony Hoffer.
The first track to be unleashed from the album is the heavily pulsating ‘Youth In Trouble’ which comes with a hallucinogenic video directed by New York based visual artist Yoshi Sodeoka! Continue Reading ›