Five Questions for the Presets:
Aidin Vaziri | The Presets kept the scantily clad throngs moving at the Folsom Street Fair over the weekend, playing songs from their dark-hued second album, “Apocalypso.” On Sunday, the Australian electro duo returns to the Mezzanine for a sold-out show. Kim Moyes, who founded the group nearly five years ago with Julian Hamilton, told us what to expect.
Q: Do people typically bite each other at your shows?
A: I’ve seen people projectile vomit. In Minneapolis there was a guy dressed in head-to-toe in green Lycra. You know when people crowd surf and the crowd get bored and just drop them? This guy was passed around the whole crowd like he was some kind of god.
Q: On a scale of 1 to 1,000, how insane was touring Australia with Daft Punk?
A: It was really good. The show was huge. Our single “My People” had just come out and it was a real big stepping stone for us in our career. It was sweet. But, to be honest, I haven’t been able to listen to Daft Punk since.Continue reading.