The Chilean DJ and producer Paula Tape is best known for her intricate knowledge of Balearic sounds whilst also mastering the skill of working up dancefloors across the globe with her distinct style and extensive sets which cross the bridge between underground floor-fillers and indefinable synth house sounds.
Growing up in Santiago De Chile, before moving to Europe, she started her musical journey by playing drums for multiple indie bands in her hometown which then sparked her DJ inclination for polyrhythmic patterns.
The percussive sounds of the drums are a distinct sound that she’s brought into her own productions, and remixes and are a key feature of when she plays out DJ sets across the globe.
“Agua Congas” which was Paula’s debut EP on SOBO gained great support from key selectors and opened the door to her distinct sound, becoming recognized across the globe from tastemakers and fans alike. Following on from that Paula has signed onto esteemed labels such as Rhythm Section, Permanent Vacation, Ransom Note, Planet Trip and Alzaya which included her “Octava Dimension” EP which was remixed by Elias Mazian and Tornado Wallace.
She became part of the Rhythm Section family in 2021 with “Panamericana” and then subsequently her full 4-track EP titled “Astroturismo”. Paula who now resides in Milan, is actively involved in the label ‘Tempo Dischi’ which is a label dedicated to reissuing Italian rarities and a resident presenter on Worldwide FM where she hosts her monthly show Astral Jam’, which is journey into odd rhythms, leftfield sounds and organic dance with regular guest appearances of Vladimir Ivkovic, Budino, Joakim, Caravan.
Glass Beams ✴ 20 Years Of Numbers: Hudson Mohawke & Spencer ✴ Or:la ✴ Mella Dee ✴ Yu Su ✴ Dele Sosimi ✴ I.Jordan ✴ Paula Tape ✴ Kareem Ali ✴ Orpheu The Wizard ✴ Jennifer Loveless ✴ DJ ADHD ✴ Otik ✴ Nosedrip ✴ Jitwam (Live) ✴ Moopie ✴ Bake ✴ Sandunes: The Ground Beneath Her Feet (Debut) ✴ Resident Advisor: dotdat & Amaliah b2b Danielle ✴ Dolorblind Presents 'NO SIGNAL' A/V (Debut) ✴ Dualist Inquiry: 'When We Get There' A/V (Debut) ✴ Dar Disku ✴ Mixtress ✴ AAGUU Presents: Solar Spirit Feat. AAGUU x Alex Kassian , TaoFu & Rishi Sippy ✴ Gazzi ✴ Gauley Bhai ✴ Vridian Presents Etymon (Live Debut) ✴ Elle Shimada ✴ Fieldlines: _RHL & Umesh Warbhuvan, Nusrat Apoorv, Anuja Zokarkar & Vinay Sugatha Ramadasan ✴ Dynamite Disco Club & Friends ✴ BFR Sound System: Midnight Dub Club Feat. Delhi Sultanate & Guests ✴ Meba Ofilia ✴ Unnayanaa : Osmosis (Debut) ✴ Angus 12 (Live Debut) ✴ Girls Night Out ✴ Alboe (Live) ✴ Raj ✴ Ox7gen ✴ Antariksh Records Showcase: Antariksh Daddy , Zequenx , Marbman & Sentient ✴ Many Roots Ensemble ✴ Rasa ✴ GoodMostlyBad ✴ Social Isolation Showcase: Philtersoup, Sourya Sen, Farah Mulla, Zequenx, Noni-Mouse & Coma Conscience ✴ Sanoli Chowdhury ✴ Warehouse Mix: No Mo Soul & Tartaruga ✴ Kandy Kuri ✴ Suhas Mellow ✴ Goya