by Zolton in Cool Websites on Monday 25 January 2010

You know you’ve made it in Australia when you have a song featured in a BMW commercial. Yup, The Presets have done that, and more. We asked Julian Hamilton and Kim Moyes to write about the songs that have helped shape — in some small way — The Presets sound, finessed so superbly on their latest album, Apocalypso. They started with the Stereolab song, Super Falling Star: ‘Stereolab are one of my favourite bands. I love this song especially, it’s so washy and dreamy. Our old band Prop opened for them a few times when they toured Australia years ago. This song is from the album Peng!, which is a great record’. [Read the rest of The Presets' Secret Playlist]