There are at least three artists sharing this name. 1) The Present is a Belgian avant-progressive rock group formed by guitarist Roger Trigaux in 1979. 2) The Present are a group based in Gloucester, UK formed in 2005. 3) The Present is the new music project of legendary New York musician and producer Rusty Santos (Panda Bear ‘Person Pitch’, Born Ruffians ‘Red Yellow & Blue’, Animal Collective ‘Sung Tongs’). Described by one band who worked with him as a hyper boy genius, Rusty has always fixed his attention on producing music that is experimentally rich whilst remaining accessible.