The Presets – Apocalypso

Artist: The Presets
Album: Apocalypso
Release: 2008
Genre: Synthpop

Released in 2008 as The Presets’ second album, Apocalypso is exactly what you would expect from a synthpop album.
I don’t know what it is about the style, but a grown man whining about relationships is actually quite forgivable when underpinned by this electronic squelch.

I like the Australian duo, and especially their wide range of synth-scapes and tempos, but at the same time I do feel a little disappointed by how, despite it all, it does start to sound a bit samey after a few tracks.
If you can’t stand the heat, get out of Australia!

Rating: 7/10
Reviewer: DJ Pasta (original review published in Vanitas #002)

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