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Tuesday, December 16, 2008

The Presets announce their North American Tour 2009!



The Presets - North American Tour on-sale Wednesday
Today at 10:53
The Presets announce North American tour - on sale Wednesday

Australian duo The Presets soar to even greater heights after two sold out nationwide tours in the US and a slew of prestigious awards around the world.

Once again they're setting their sights on America and will return for more headlining shows this Spring 2009.

Fri-Mar 27, 09 Tallahassee FL Club Downunder 18+

Sat-Mar 28, 09 Miami FL Ultra Music Festival

Sun-Mar 29, 09 Gainesville FL Common Grounds 18+

Mon-Mar 30, 09 Atlanta GA Masquerade (Hell Stage) All Ages

Tue-Mar 31, 09 Carrboro NC Cats Cradle 18+

Wed-Apr 01, 09 Washington DC 9:30 Club All Ages

Fri-Apr 03, 09 New York NY Webster Hall 18+

Sat-Apr 04, 09 Boston MA Paradise 18+

Sun-Apr 05, 09 Montreal QC Studio Juste Pour Rire 18+

Mon-Apr 06, 09 Toronto ON The Mod Club 19+

Tue-Apr 07, 09 Cleveland Heights OH Grog Shop All Ages

Wed-Apr 08, 09 Chicago IL Metro 18+

Thu-Apr 09, 09 Kansas City MO The Record Bar 18+

Fri-Apr 10, 09 Denver CO Bluebird Theater 16+

Sat-Apr 11, 09 Murray UT Murray Theater All Ages

Mon-Apr 13, 09 Vancouver BC Commodore Ballroom 19+

Tue-Apr 14, 09 Seattle WA Neumos 21+

Wed-Apr 15, 09 Portland OR Hawthorne Theater All Ages

Thu-Apr 16, 09 San Francisco CA Mezzanine 21+

Mon-Apr 20, 09 Pomona CA The Glass House All Ages

Tickets will go on-sale this Wednesday.

Check out some quotes for the band's last US tour.

Miss this at your peril!!!!

"For only two people, they throw one hell of a hot party" - Metro Pop

"...Anthems for husky straight dudes who aren't ashamed to dance" - SPIN

"The Presets jump back on the dancefloor and aim for the cosmos with their latest. "Yippyo-yay' and "My People" will light up the night" - XLR8R

"Presets don't just make electronic dance music... They throw a lot of heavy musical content into the stew, seemingly at times to convey that they're capable of being "serious" musicians- not that that kills the joy..." - LA WEEKLY

"(The Presets) throw down fists full of bouncing beats... Shiny as silver ink, tracks such as 'Kicking and Screaming' and 'My People' celebrate diversity and dancing." - Chicago Free Press

"I've seen plenty of concerts in my 36 years on earth - and my 21 years as a music writer - so please forgive my sincere hyperbole here: Last night I may very well have experienced the hottest show of my life." - Just Out

"The Presets revel in the darker, more cosmic realm of dance music while still having fun and involuntarily getting people in the mood to move. There's also punk and new wave elements, but just don't call them "indietronica". - Rolling Stone

"Apocalypse WOW! - a sold-out sea of fist-pumping, the music off of the Presets' most recent album Apocalypso inspiring dance moves from the most complacent of hipsters." - Blackbook

"Compelling evidence that their famed live act translates to the recorded medium. The Presets are beaut." - MIX MAG

"An electrifying set... The crowd's frivolous dancing and singalong was no shock in this case: absurdly catchy tracks extracted from the duo's latest album Apocalypso intensified as well as delighted." - Big Shot

"...fist pumping, bass throbbing set that coerced the crowd into gleeful, pseudo-violent dancing." -
The Eagle.

"Apocalypso could thrust The Presets to mainstream success" - The Edge

"Imagine Depeche Mode circa Violator with a twist of Pet Shop Boys' pop purity" - Anthem

"The Presets lead the wave of Aussie dance music" - AM New York

"Apocalypso is not lacking in singles, led by the lush and gorgeous "this Boy's In Love", the shades-of-Devopodium-pounding of "My People" and the rocker "Talk Like That" - Minneapolis Tribune.

"Having created major inroads in their homeland, The Presets are poised to gain similar recognition Stateside and beyond..." AOL Music

"The best sound set-up we've ever experienced!" - DC-ist.

"The Presets had a strong outing, with a minimalist drums-and-synth setup providing a big return on party noir." LA Times.

"Their set wonderfully straddles the line between a traditional rock show and DJ set... the entire venue dashed and jumped around like, well, ravers in a friendly mosh pit." URB

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