Julian Thomas Hamilton (born 1976) is a singer, song-writer and keyboardist, who, with bandmate Kim Moyes, makes up successful Sydney electronica duo, The Presets.
Hamilton attended St Andrew's Cathedral School and completed the HSC in 1994 before studying music at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, where he met Kim Moyes. Hamilton and Moyes were members of the band Prop before forming The Presets. Julian has played for Silverchair (2001–2003) and The Dissociatives (2004). Hamilton worked with Australian group The Sleepy Jackson to record their 2006 album Personality - One Was a Spider, One Was a Bird. He is credited for orchestral arrangements and additional production, and also played keyboard and synth on many of the songs. He co-wrote with Daniel Johns for the 2007 Silverchair album Young Modern, including the single "Straight Lines". Hamilton also co-wrote the song "On My Own" from Bluejuice's 2011 album "Company" 
In 2013 he released the Single "Higher Love" taken from the Vocal Collaboration Album "Features" by Kris Menace. 
Hamilton lives in Sydney with his partner of many years, Janice Petersen, co-anchor of the SBS evening news. The couple have one child.
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