credit: Elena Kentaria

Pauli The PSM

Pauli The PSM is the musical adventure of Pauli Lovejoy (he/they) - drummer, composer, producer, musical & creative director, model and DJ. Born in London to Jamaican parents with Senegalese heritage and is recognized as one of “The World’s Best Drummers” by The Guardian and Wired.

He released his debut EP in 2016 featuring Idris Elba, solidifying the launch of his solo musical journey. With 2 EPs to follow including praise from FADER, NOWNESS, The Line of Best fit and more, Pauli continues to release new music and collaborate with artists from across the world.

Pauli has been credited as musical director for Jamie xx, fka Twigs, Maggie Rogers and as touring drummer with Damon Albarn, Bobby Womack, Robyn, Kelsey Lu and most notably the musical director and percussionist for Harry Styles’ LOVE ON TOUR.

2023 saw the release of his confident dance cut, ‘Saucy’ (FADER) featuring Ariza, which debuted live at Wembley Stadium opening for Harry Styles. The Saucy Tour US announcement soon followed with headline club dates coming this fall.
He recently kicked off a 25-night run as U2's Atomic MC / DJ, opening for their highly-anticipated Vegas residency at the Sphere.

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Events featuring Pauli The PSM

Mar 14, 2024
10:20pm — 11:00pm
Presented by
London, United Kingdom, England
Professional Connections
Pauli The PSM is seeking the following:
  • Label
  • Brand Partnership
  • Other Artists to Tour With
  • PR/Publicity Agency