Things are heating up in my book corner… I am excited to present the cover to my upcoming book ‘WELCOME TO THE CLUB’. Published by Manchester University Press and in stores in January 2024 it is available for pre-order now via my linktree.
It’s a rainy weekend for festivals but I’m representing hard for Manchester. Catch me this weekend at MIF, Beatherder and Glitterbox at Hi Ibiza.
It is my greatest honour to receive the DJ Mag Top 100 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award. I accepted this award on behalf of Manchester – it’s such a rare occasion when anything like this is awarded North of Watford plus I have a sneaking suspicion that I am the first woman (black woman) to win it which makes it even more special and historic. This is also to prove that you don’t have to be an Instagram influencer with millions of followers to make your mark. If you can make a difference, be fearless and make a difference. This is also for anyone who gets knocked down nine times and stands up ten. I see you. And so do they.
I join three fabulous humans for this feature that was published in The Guardian Culture on Thursday July 21st, 2022. PDF courtesy of The Guardian with thanks to Nicholas Pritchard.
True House Stories Episode 054 was broadcast Wednesday August 4th with ‘a truly fabulous female DJ from the UK’. Guess who that guest is?
Wednesday August 4th you can catch me in session with house music royalty as I am being interviewed by Lenny Fontana for his online show True House Stories. Episode 54 will be on air from 7pm – 9pm (BST)
For July’s second Reform Radio Takeover (yes to those five week months) – my guest mix controls were blessed by Henriquez – one of the residents for the mighty Mancunians – Zutekh. It’s a beautifully eclectic mix which is deep, techy and electronic and I am sure you will show him plenty of love with the listens!
I am proud and honoured to take the opportunity to update your mix supply with downloadable, stellar guest mix from real house music royalty – Fred Everything (Canada). I drop some new tunes as usual for the second part of the show. You know the coup. Feel free to like, subscribe and leave a welcome back comment. Next month’s guest is DJ Heather so if you want to hear that too ..leave a message.
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.
In celebration of the Divine Feminine and for International Women’s Month version 22.214.171.124. I’ve crossed the Atlantic landing in NYC for a Zoom audience with all round powerhouse, artist, producer, remixer, dj, fearless activist and cat whisperer LAUREN FLAX. She’s a New Yorker from Detroit and she has a lot of tea to spill.
Welcome to Episode 2 of ‘HEAR HEAR’. Consciously uncoupled from my Reform Radio show, it’s my chance to share the wisdom and joy of some extraordinary people in a lockdown regulated session that is exclusive to my YouTube channel. I am blessed and schooled this month by the inspirational and unfuckwithable Jamz Supernova. She’s a BBC 1Xtra and Selector Radio powerhouse and the brains behind the Future Bounce parties and record label and she brings the fire in some beautiful ways.
I invited the powerhouse Heléna Star (Foundation FM) to do a guest mix and an interview to close out 2020’s isolation shows with a flourish.
It doesn’t seem that long ago when my Takeover was blessed with the honour of hosting French house music royalty. Enjoy the show where David Duriez schooled us all. Feel free to leave a comment and plenty of love for my 9th isolation takeover for Reform Radio.
Youtube Premiere for new content. Meet Heléna Star – presenter (Foundation FM and DJ). We’re accentuating the positive through the lens of the pandemic. So here it is. HEAR HEAR. the lunch break interlude you need now, full of help, blessings, advice, guidance and lots of laughter.
16 October 2020 I had the good fortune to sit at the table with a BBC 1Xtra presenter par excellence. the incredible Jamz Supernova. I sat in on her ‘Distant Dialogues’ special on the British Council’s ‘Selector Radio’ and this is what it sounded like.
Get your diaries out because I’ve got some true jewels in store every fourth Saturday night and through the coming months on my Reform Radio Takeover from October into Spring 2021.
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We’re live on air on @weoutherefest www.weoutherefestival.com for the first of @stampthewax #talks . Join @dj_paulette1 @djflight @missloujasmine as they discuss the Politics of Joy on the dancefloor. Beautiful start to your viewing / listening day. Welcome to Day 2 of the We Out Here Virtual Festival. . . . . . . #weouthere #weoutherevirtualfestival #worldwidefm #stampthewax #politicsofjoy #loujasmine #djpaulette #djflight #blackwomanpower #blackgirlmagic #blacksisterhood #blackexcellence
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This is your line up for this weekend’s @djmagofficial Top 100 and Alternative Top 100 DJs virtual festival 💃🏾 🕺 where will you be watching from? And who will you be watching? Drop a flag - @ your favourites. I’ll be with you on Sunday in the virtual company of @joycemunizmusic @djdavidpenn @dennisferrerofficial . Big things all over this! Save the date. Crank up the volume. Do not miss. 🥰🥰🥰🥳🥳🥳 🍾 Stream fund raising in aid of @unicef - watch via DJ Mag @youtube @twitch @facebook and also my DJ Paulette Facebook fan page. . . . . . . . #djmag #djmagtop100 #djmagalternativetop100 #sundayvibes #djpaulette #joycemuniz #dennisferrer #davidpenn #djs #music #housemusic #obiwomankinobe #defectedrecords #toolroomrecords #dispersionpr #jamescurd #marshalljefferson #dirtybirdrecords #cuffrecords #africanism
Here is your line up for this Sunday’s (16/08/20) @djmagofficial Top 100 and Alternative Top 100 DJs virtual festival 💃🏾 🕺 I’ll be opening the proceedings on Sunday in spinning in the virtual company of @joycemunizmusic @djdavidpenn @dennisferrerofficial . Big things and love all over this! Save the date. Crank up the volume. Do not miss. 🥰🥰🥰🥳🥳🥳 🍾
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.
.@block9official #virtualfestival #LockdownLife #isolationdisco now streamed via .@DJmag .@YouTube channel. Saturday 27 June with sets from .@NormanJayMBE .@djheidi .@DJPAULETTE (whodat?🤪) & .@batu_uk fundraiser for .@RunnymedeTrust .@MSF_uk #give generously #StayHome #ravesafe pic.twitter.com/2R9zrYHbtf— PAULETTE (@DJPAULETTE) June 23, 2020
Welcome to my interview for ‘The Edit’. It’s all about titanium ceilings, purple sequins and no requests in this podcast with Loreal Blackett. Get into it.
RSVP to get on the list to Gilles Peterson's Club Unity, which opens its doors to all this Saturday from 2pm.— BBC Radio 6 Music (@BBC6Music) June 6, 2020
Announced so far: DJ Paulette, Channel One Soundsystem, Adrian Sherwood, Neneh Cherry, Steve Davis (@SteveSnooker), @LaurentGarnier... and more! #StayHomeRaveSafe pic.twitter.com/k5Noaf2wPf
In response to the Music Industry’s Black Out Tuesday and Black Lives Matter, Gilles Peterson programme for Stay Home, Rave Safe on 6Music and his Saturday session became CLUB UNITY – a space for reflection, education and celebration through black music. You can listen here for the next 20 days.