New York, NY (Top40 Charts)
Widely acclaimed composer, artist, drummer and musical director Pauli The PSM (he/they) releases their experimental ambient album OFFAIR: The Power of your Subconscious Mind Vol 1: SPACE via OFFAIR Records/Universal Music. Featuring collaborations with veteran NASA astronauts Ron Garan and Jean-Francois Clervoy, and astrology-themed song titles, the album's majestic, ear-sizzling percussion is inspired by space and afrofuturism.
The album also features gospel artist Liz Vice, artist and member of Harry Styles' band Ny Oh, Berlin-based musician Yaffra, British alt-soul musician Tawiah and French composer Anne Chmelewsky.
Pauli The PSM, also known as Pauli Lovejoy, was born to Jamaican parents with Senegalese heritage in London, England and is currently residing in Los Angeles, CA. A longtime drummer for Sampha and Gorillaz, he is recognized as one of the "Top 100 Drummers in the World." The multi-hyphenate has also served as music director for FKA Twigs, Jamie xx and Harry Styles. He is also credited as the music director and composer for the YouTube Original Black
Renaissance featuring Michelle and Barack Obama. His solo projects have received critical acclaim from Vice, Fader, Dazed, Wallpaper and partnerships have included NASA, Tommy Jeans
and MCM. Pauli, a longtime space-enthusiast, has worked creatively inspired by all things celestial for years. He previously collaborated with NASA for a special live performance at the Kennedy Space Center, was welcomed as a Constellation.earth crew-mate, and founded the The People's Space Program to provide disenfranchised kids with resources to learn about space exploration and science.
OFFAIR Records is a joint venture between Universal Music
Canada (UMC) and Versus Creative globally distributed by UMC and Virgin Music
Label + Artist Services. With a community of established artists exploring beyond their familiar sonic territories, OFFAIR's series of releases will bring instrumental and experimental soundtracks to listener-specific environments, mental spaces and shared universal moments. The mission of OFFAIR co-founders Rishi Shah and Nate Auerbach is to create deeper experiences with music. OFFAIR is building a brand, community, and distribution system together with their partners at UMC and Virgin Music
to drive intentional listening, supported by special events, partnerships and more.
OFFAIR: The Power of your Subconscious Mind Vol 1: SPACE Tracklisting:
CAPRICORN (feat. Liz Vice)
TAURUS (feat. Ny Oh)
CANCER (feat. Yaffra)
LEO (feat. Jean-François Clervoy)
VIRGO (feat. Ron Garan)
OPHIUCHUS (feat. Tawiah)
SAGITTARIUS (feat. Anne Chmelewsky)
OFFAIR and Pauli The PSM will hold a series of special events including a Winter Solstice performance Under The Stars near Joshua Tree, California and spatial sound listening experiences in San Francisco and New York. The initial dates have been postponed until they find a time to gather safely. Stay tuned for new dates and more info. More info on rescheduled dates at OFFAIR.CO/SHOWS.