Hailing from Perth, Feels (Elise Reitze and Rosie Taylor) are the most exciting live electronic act to hit the scene. Combining their training in classical percussion with their unique production style, they have been pioneering a whole new sound and building their army of female, trans and non-binary producers, set to change the future of the music industry.
Over the past two years, Feels have received consistent industry respect and have been personally invited by Ableton to attend Ableton Loop summit Berlin 2017, undertake a studio residency in Sydney and present at Ableton user groups across Australia this year.
In 2017, Feels won Triple J Unearthed ‘Listen Out’ Festival competition and made their debut festival appearance. They have since performed at Australian music festivals such as Falls Festival, Laneway Festival, Kickstart Festival, Perth International Arts Festival and Disrupted Festival.
In addition to their festival appearances, Feels have supported the likes Ngaiire, Mansionair, Yeo, Tijuana Cartel, Kimbra and are soon to support Unknown Mortal Orchestra.
Last year Feels released their first single ‘Prior Engagement’ from their debut EP ‘Emerald’. The single received international praise from the likes of RedBull, Spotify (‘Fresh Finds’) and Apple Music (‘Best of The Week’). They have since followed this successful release up an EP and two singles which have already received strong support from Triple J and streaming platforms.
Their latest single ‘They Need Us (feat. Stella Donnelly)’ has made waves across theAustralian music industry, receiving reviews claiming that the single is “one of this year’s best songs” – (Purple Sneakers) and featuring on Pilerats best songs of 2018 so far. Since it’s release in June, the single has hit no. 1 on the Amrap metro charts featured on Apple Music’s ‘Best of The Week’ and Spotify’s ‘New Music Friday’.
In addition to their artist project, Elise and Rosie have also co-founded WOMPP (Women of Music Production Perth). WOMPP is a female run label, booking agency and Ableton user group community. WOMPP gives opportunity to female, transgender and non-binary music makers to share, discuss and showcase music production within the broader Australian music community.