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Our take

Beams is the debut studio album by Australian electronic dance music duo The Presets, who are now recognised as key players of the dance music explosion in Australia in the late 2000s.

Following the release of the album to little-to-no fanfare, The Presets kicked off 2006 with their first-ever national Australian festival run, playing in the Boiler Room for the Big Day Out. The first half 2006 saw The Presets begin to promote their music more heavily in the UK, Europe and the US. They opened for Australian band Wolfmother on several UK dates in February 2006 and then returned to Australia mid-year for the Infinity 2006 tour. The tour sold out everywhere and was met with ecstatic reviews. The tour was followed by a triumphant set at Splendour in the Grass, with PopMatters describing the audience's reaction: "It's been a long time since I've seen a crowd go as wild as this."

The vitals

A small preview from Spotify

Released: 2005
Genre: Electronic
Label: Modular

Condition: New
Format: 1 x Vinyl LP
Speed: 33 1/3 RPM


1. "Steamworks" (4:35)
2. "Are You The One?" (3:24)
3. "Down Down Down" (3:16)
4. "Girl And The Sea" (4:46)
5. "Black Background" (1:39)
6. "Worms" (3:59)
7. "Kitty In The Middle" (2:42)
8. "Hill Stuck" (1:47)
9. "Girl (You Chew My Mind Up)" (3:52)
10. "I Go Hard, I Go Home" (5:04)
11. "Bad Up Your Betterness" (4:11)
12. "Beams" (3:41)

Spice up your sound

Suits the common OM series cartridge. Get this guy if your old one has worn down after several hundred hours of play (or is busted).

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We've bundled a Pro-Ject Clean It and Brush It - the minimum bits we recommend to keep your vinyl and stylus dust-free.

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A deep-cleaning system for those who have big collections and second hand vinyl. No serious collector is without something like this.

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Reading material

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