Winner of the 2022 DJ Mag Lifetime Achievement Award, DJ Paulette is one of the most highly regarded DJs across the UK and Europe.
Over a 30-year career, she has scaled the heights of dance music fame and hedonism playing disco, house and techno to huge crowds and in cool underground basements. She is a DJ who is renowned
for consistently ‘smashing’ every set she plays.
One of two women to have a residency at the Hacienda in its heyday, she went on to have residencies at Heaven and Ministry of Sound, before successful stints in Paris and Ibiza. She has a keen talent for reinvention and replicating excellence.
She has monthly radio shows with Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide FM, Reform Radio and a Global Residency show produced in collaboration with The Radio Department that is syndicated to stations around the world. She also regularly delivers shows on the esteemed BBC 6 Music.
In 2022, she performed headline sets at the likes of Beams in London, Warehouse Project – Glitterbox, Homobloc and Hacienda, NYC Downlow for Block 9 at Glastonbury, Beatherder, Brixton Disco
Festival, Worldwide Festival in Sete, Mighty Hoopla, Horsemeat Disco in Berlin, Kelburn Garden Party, The National Theatre River Stage, Gilles Peterson’s stage for All Points East, Brighton Pride, Glitterbox at Hi Ibiza, Flow Festival in Finland, Homoelectric, Feel It at Omeara and Fatboy Slim’s Weekender ‘All Back to Minehead’.
Apart from DJ’ing, Paulette is an events and exhibition curator and a regular contributor to radio shows as diverse as Jamz Supernova on 6Music, Radcliffe and Maconie, Afrodeutsche’s ‘The People’s Party’, Anamatronic’s ‘Dance Devotion’, Eats Everything’s ‘Edible Beats’. She sits on the Regional Committee for the Musicians’ Union and is a Power Up mentor for shesaidso.
Her ‘jewel in the crown’ project for 2023? She is currently finishing her first book ‘Welcome To The Club’ for Manchester University Press which will be published in Autumn 2023.