You will be able to check out my favourite album by a female artist in the new @ClassicAlbumSundays book #classicalbumsbywomen - available in all good book stores, online outlets and through Urban Outfitters from October. I won't tell you which album I have chosen - a girl has got to have some mystery right? ... but I can tell you…
Welcome to the second Paulette Takeover in August - oh the joy of five week months :-D This show features the incomparable skills of Mr Shoom himself - Danny Rampling - one of the founding fathers of UK rave and a cornerstone of the international house music scene.
realpauletteSeptember 17, 2019
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.
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…
Oh, oh ... 😲 it was time to ‘get up offa ya seat and repeat’ for sure!! This is how I came to slay and rocked the party 🎉 on the Southbank when I closed the @nationaltheatre River Stage on Saturday August 3rd 2019.
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).
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
Tune your online dials to DJ Colleen 'Cosmo Murphy's 'Cosmodelica' show on Gilles Peterson's Worldwide FM this Friday August 2nd. Why? Your favourite little kitty from the city is appearing as a special guest in the last hour to promote the We Out Here festival. Show starts at 1pm and whizzes by till 3pm (BST).
realpauletteJuly 27, 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
Held monthly, #NormalNotNovelty is open to female-identifying DJs, sound engineers, producers and vocalists from all musical tastes and backgrounds. This month it's an Equaliser special sponsored by Red Bull and Sable Radio and I'm honoured to be their special guest. Tickets are free - but limited so click through the link asap.
SWEET HARMONY / RAVE TODAY opens at the Saatchi Gallery on Friday 12th of July. My interview in the accompanying coffee table book is illustrated by the works of four of my favourite photographers Lee Baxter, Daniel Newman, Lou Rhodes and Andrew Aitch. Who’d have thought those four pictures would find their way to the #SaatchiGallery, eh?
I spoke to Resident Advisor's rapier sharp interviewer Martha Pazienti Caidan about life, the world, the universe, dj'ing, the music industry, equality, diversity and talking to slugs. It's a 90 minute listen that you can download and listen to on Itunes and add to your Spotify collection too. I can't tell a lie, this is very much a dj #goals…
realpauletteJune 29, 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.
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.
Here is the archive / listen for the first time / listen back / listen again / love all the days upload of my Reform Radio Takeover featuring the beyond awesome Queen of Queens DJ COLLEEN 'COSMO' MURPHY. It was originally broadcast live from the Reform Radio studios in the Bonded Warehouse, Manchester on Thursday June 6th, 2019.
realpauletteJune 14, 2019
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
The Brighton Music Conference has brought together the leading brands, labels, DJs, producers, educators, influencers and music industry experts to give you the knowledge & guidance needed to learn new skills and network with other musicians, just like you. I'll be speaking on the Electronic Music: A Way Of Life panel on Thursday alongside Irvine Welsh, Chris Abbot and Renaat…
realpauletteApril 23, 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
Full line up announcement for WE OUT HERE FESTIVAL curated by Gilles Peterson - the excitement is mounting. Get your tickets via weoutherefestival.com and all good quality ticket vendors #festival #lineup #weoutherefestival #weoutherefestival2019
I was rifling through my archive videos on Facebook and stumbled across this clip from the BURN FG DJ AWARDS 2007. The awards were voted by the public and I was a relatively new resident in Paris. To say I didn't realise what weight I was punching at then is a total understatement but when you see the talent in…
This August, Gilles Peterson, Worldwide FM and Brownswood present their first ever UK festival: We Out Here, a Worldwide Family Gathering.
realpauletteMarch 25, 2019
I'm excited to announce that I am heading to Brighton on April 25th, 2019 to speak on a panel at the bright and bubbly Brighton Music Conference. I will be part of the 'Electronic Music: A Way Of Life' panel alongside some esteemed and rather wonderful top secret (for now) panellists.
realpauletteMarch 21, 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.