DJ PAULETTE presents TOGETHER is about bringing all the DJs and the Manchester community together – waking up and gently moving out of the lockdown to celebrate as one at our mini festival in the sunshine. There’s food, there’s drink, it’s family AND dog friendly, it’s fully socially distanced fun, it’s enjoying music with real people IN REAL LIFE and best of all – it’s FREE. It’s on from May 31 – August 13, 2021. Read on.
ANTON STEVENS – DIRECTOR OF HIDDEN CLUB (MANCHESTER) is next in my line of men you should know about. He’s a music loving Mancunian born and bred, a Leeds University graduate, a techno dj, an events organiser and promoter, a club director, a blindfold-level nappy changer and a grafter who eats hard work for breakfast. He is the Director of Hidden Club in Manchester aka Anton Fitz (DJ) with a 360 understanding of clubbing from artist to promotion, marketing and events and he gives a deep insight into where his natural affinity to the job comes from and the behind the scenes graft required to take him from being a 13 year old schoolboy handing flyers out for his birthday party to maturing into a keen business man who can keep one of Manchester’s finest underground clubs running like clockwork even during the pandemic.
Next stop on the HEAR HEAR journey around the world for International Women’s month (because a day is nowhere near enough time to show all the women who influence and inspire us some love) is Manchester. In Episode 4 I celebrate the Divine Feminine version 126.96.36.199 with a true Manchester legend, celebrity, singer, Manchester United fan, dog lover and my HEAR HEAR INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S MONTH ICON – ROWETTA (MCR, UK). She’s a Proper Mancunian with a heart of gold and I’m honoured to have gained an audience with this absolute Queen.
Anyone who loves to rave, loves what the rave and raving represents and misses it can enjoy this beautiful, short film by Manchester Metropolitan University’s Dr. Beate Peter.
Glastonbury Festival as we know it did not happen this year, but in amongst the timber, paint and theatre props at Block9’s London warehouse HQ, a broadcast ran from 9pm till 3am showcasing DJ sets from Norman Jay MBE, Heidi , DJ Paulette and Batu_music for each of their Glastonbury Festival venues – Maceo’s, NYC Downlow, Genosys and IIcon. This is your link to view the show again.
This week The Guardian Fashion ran a cute feature written by Dino Bonačić and entitled: “Nightlife in quarantine: what club kids are wearing in lockdown” It contains a series of 10 short interviews and I am gassed to say that I am one of them.
Last week I had the honour and the joy of joining my friends at Pxssy Palace and BBZ London for an Isolation Boiler Room session.Move the furniture back, turn the lights down and fire up the smoke machine. This is how it goes down when we rave at home alone 😀 …
I am honoured to be in the line up for the inaugural week of UNITED WE STREAM alongside Gareth Brooks, Solardo, comedian Justin Morehouse and poet Tony Walsh amongst others. My vibe? Expect some house, disco and some sleazy tech
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.
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?
Shot in the gloriously sunny 30th anniversary of the summer of love 2018, i investigates how women shaped a decade of rave revolution. Huge thanks to Heather Saul, Sarah Howell and the i-Paper for creating, sticking with and running this little masterpiece.
Blimey O Reilly … Crikey!! This is amazing!! The Massey and Paulette Project brought it to the runway and represented perfectly, closing Supernature’s 3rd Birthday at Underdog in Manchester with this bouncing beauty of a set.
The leaves are fast falling, the heating is on and everyone is in full duvet – +1, Iplayer / Netflix / Amazon Prime bingernation mode. Yet hark? Who discos there? I hear twigs snap underfoot and a crisp, rustling of fresh dance floors deep in the City Centre forest. Follow the footprints to YES, Underdog and Albert’s Schloss …
On Saturday November 12th, I join esteemed authors, journalists, academics and djs Simon Morrisson, Martin James and Matthew Collin onstage at the Louder Than Words Festival (Principal Hotel Mcr) to ‘decode the disco’ and shine a spotlight on club and rave culture for the last thirty years.