LISTEN: The Presets, “Promises (Nils Frahm Rework)”

The Presets - 'Promises' EP
The Presets
Photo: Beau Greely

As strange as the headline above may look–a neo-classical take on The Presets?–it’s not that much of a stretch given that frontman Julian Hamilton and drummer/producer Kim Moyes met at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Or as Hamilton puts it, “I still think of big synth pads as string sections, stabbing synths as horns, and thinner arepggios as woodwinds.”

Check out Nils Frahm’s skeletal version of “Promises” below, and the rest of the duo’s EP–including a Luomo remix!–on Modular…

The Presets - 'Promises' EP