The Paulette Takeover continues apace from winter into summer every fourth Thursday from 3pm - 5pm (GMT) on Reform Radio. This week, I've been a busy little Manchester bee securing some ridiculously AAA-listed talent for my special guest mixes for the coming months. In keeping with my crusade since I started booking guests for my show, their styles are diverse,…
Homoelectric returns to its spiritual home at Hidden in Manchester for bass buggin spiritual outer space voodoo dancing. Homoelectric is for Homos, Lesbos, Don't knows and Disko Asbos. Music is life. It's been a while. I'm so ready to get saucy on that top floor...
Get sober. Stay fresh. Keep moving. Clubs / bars, brands and brewers are getting positively behind non-drinkers here in Manchester. Join us for a free daytime festival at Wilson's Social The Low & No Festival - Free Entry on Saturday January 25th from midday till 5pm. Then roll with me to The Pen and Pencil from 8pm - 2am for…
Here is my last Reform Radio show of 2019 - ringing out the old by bringing in the new talent and the man called Mr Redley. Happy New Year to you, you special human being. Thanks to all the djs, labels, producers and most all thanks to you for all your support throughout 2019 - Here's to a new decade…
This New Year's Eve (Tuesday December 31st, 2019 to be precise) I'm keeping it local, ringing out the old and bringing in the New at the wonderful Lead Station in Chorlton. I'll be on the decks from 7pm till 1pm.
Come and celebrate the holidays with BLEND - we're having a Mad Friday at YES. Join us on Friday December 20th for a Big Christmas (decorations and all) do in the basement - and get it done, right festive-like with two local legends, DJ Paulette and Stuart Richards (and not one Christmas tune in earshot) ...
realpauletteDecember 20, 2019
In Gabriel Szatan's own words: And it’s a testament to Mancunian hardiness that hundreds brave the arctic conditions to cavort to local hero DJ Paulette doling out fruity house numbers on an alfresco terrace.
realpauletteNovember 29, 2019
Eleven months into the year and there is no sign of letting up for the Paulette Takeover on Reform Radio. For November (Movember) I invited my first male guest in months ... Mr James Curd ... to take the controls for the first hour and here's how it went down.
realpauletteNovember 25, 2019
And finally - @homobloc @depotatmayfield it’s nearly show time so here are the all essential set times. Come ready to party inside and outside, bring dancing shoes and manifest sunshine. Last entry is at 5.30pm so don't delay. See you on the dance floor.
Earlier this week I had my picture taken by @davidoldhamphoto for his new exhibition’The Great And The Good’. All pictures are being auctioned and proceeds given to Mayor Andy Burnham's Homelessness charity. Put in a bid!
Welcome to the second Paulette Takeover in August featuring a top of the show, fabulous guest mix from the God of UK rave, Mr Shoom himself - Danny Rampling.
realpauletteSeptember 6, 2019
After well received events in London, Liverpool, Bristol and Brighton this Summer, Urban Kingdom are holding one final pop-up event to celebrate the first edition of the groundbreaking book ‘Generation W’. Join us at a free entry daytime event in the birthplace of the Suffragette movement, Manchester. I'll be closing the event with a short QnA.
realpauletteSeptember 3, 2019
A funny thing happened on my way through Deansgate the other week. I met up with the legendary Clint Boon for a natter about life, the world and the music universe for the prestigious Humans Of XS Manchester podcast. It went live today - Monday September 2nd, 2019 from 12 noon and can be found on @itunes @spotify and @acaststories
realpauletteSeptember 2, 2019
Yes it's that time again - it's the last Bank Holiday of the year (so we all get a long break just when we needed it), the sun is most definitely OUT and everything and everywhere in Manchester is draped, painted, themed and chimes with the clarion call of Gay Pride. This is not a drill - we're here, we're…
It's time to roll up, roll up, dig deep, bed in and get down with your bad sel.ves on Friday August the 9th, as Paulette Does Techno at the cool AF Psychedelic Discotech session at The Carlton Club (Whalley Range).
realpauletteAugust 6, 2019
My photo set status from Facebook goes a little way to recapturing the magic that was Bluedot. La Discotheque was LIT LIT LIT. I loved every minute of it.
realpauletteJuly 29, 2019
Today - on Thursday 19th of July - I get the chance to tick ✅ something else off my bucket list when I appear as a guest on Mary Anne Hobbs @bbc6music Outside Broadcast for the @mifestival. She’ll be broadcasting live from Festival Square from 10am and I’ll be in studio around mid-day. I'll be 'live' in the mix too…
realpauletteJuly 18, 2019
Friday July 5th - Festival Square has its big reveal, transforming Albert Square into an oasis of cool when it opens for 16 days of the best live music, great djs, food and drink and the big-hearted, warm, welcoming vibes that Manchester to offer (and has built its historic reputation upon). I am beyond giddy to be an integral part…
realpauletteJune 27, 2019
For the duration of the Manchester International Festival, Albert Square will be transformed into Festival Square, the home of the Festival in the heart of the city. Free live music and DJs, great food and drink, MIF tickets and more – open noon till late daily, 5–21 July, and always absolutely free.
I am really looking forward to speaking on this panel today and watching the two episodes #Work and #Dress of Pandora's Box featuring the award winning Joan Bakewell. Event starts at 15.20 sharp!!
Roll up, roll up, welcome to a free-entry family day of music, science and cosmic culture. Microdot, the official warm-up to this year's Bluedot in July, which takes place at Hatch on Manchester's Oxford Road, Saturday 15 June from midday until midnight.
People keep asking me where I am playing and when so here is a big old list for you to tick stuff off from. Welcome to your cut out and keep guide to my party diary for the next few months.
realpauletteJune 11, 2019
Thanks to Stamp The Wax for inviting me to do a #vinylonly #mix and #interview for their wonderful site (in honour and much anticipation of) We Out Here Festival 2019 - it's streaming here on Mixcloud so feel free to like, repost and share.
Thanks to Stamp The Wax for inviting me to do a #vinylonly #mix and #interview for their wonderful site (in honour and much anticipation of) We Out Here Festival 2019. The mix is perfect for this beautiful weather too ... it's streaming now on Mixcloud so feel free to #like #share #repost #favourite and don't forget to get your tickets…
This is one of my favourite interviews. I eat a bit and talk a lot to Ben Brown (Manchester's Finest) at Volta. The interview is a half hour watch but you can catch a 10 minute quickie if you head over to IGTV.
realpauletteMay 8, 2019
PLEASE ROTATE YOUR SCREENS ... This was the closing of yesterday’s excellent #MusiciansUnion #WomenInMusicConferenceheld at HOME in Manchester. Panel includes Dame Evelyn Glennie#JessPartridge(PRS) Laura White (Songwriter) #LadyIce (Grime / R n B) and was moderated by Kelly Wood the MU’s Live Performance Official.
realpauletteMarch 29, 2019
The Cause - London's DIY, Underground dance space - is holding a UK-wide fundraiser in honour of Keith Flint with 100% of ticket sales going to our partner charities, dedicated to improving mental health and preventing male suicide. The first National date is at The White Hotel on 21/03/2019 and I'm playing. Who's in?
Here is the listen back to my first live show from the brand spanking new Reform Radio studios in Manchester. This month I was honoured with the patronage of a real life MBE - Norman Jay MBE. He's probably the first person with an MBE to be heard on the station and a definite first for my Takeover Shows. Enjoy.
Kamila Rymajdo writes about Manchester's thriving club scene and cites 10 of the best djs who she thinks should be on your radar. This article ran on Redbull Online February 2019.
Thanks to Ilovemcr.com for including me in their listing of 22 #Influentialwomen who are putting Manchester on the map. I am honoured and overjoyed to be included.
Here are your set times for this weekend's festivities at Suffragette City (The Sequel) at The Refuge and La Discotheque at The Boiler Shop in Newcastle. See you on the dance floor.
realpauletteMarch 8, 2019