Eclair Fifi

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Eclair Fifi
Eclair Fifi London.jpg
Eclair Fifi performing in London, September 2012
Background information
Birth name Clair Stirling
Born Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Origin Scotland
Genres Electronica, latin freestyle, hip hop, techno, underground
Occupation(s) DJ, illustrator, radio presenter, model
Instruments Turntable, sampler
Labels LuckyMe
Associated acts Hudson Mohawke, Jacques Greene, Machinedrum, Lunice, Nina Las Vegas, The Blessings, S-Type, Joseph Marinetti
Website www.eclairfifi.com

Clair Stirling, known more widely by her stage name Eclair Fifi, is a Scottish DJ, artist and illustrator, currently signed to LuckyMe. She is an illustrator & designer for the label and hosts a monthly show on London radio station NTS Radio.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12]

DJ[edit]

Introduced to dance music from an early age through her parents interest in Detroit Techno and Chicago House, at 16 years old Eclair Fifi DJ'd on a pirate show on 'Interface' – one of the worlds first radio stations broadcasting online. As a club dj she currently holds a residency at Paris Social Club as well as Hoya:Hoya in Manchester. She has recorded mixes for FACT, Triple J and URB and was "Azealia Banks‘ go-to DJ" for her special Mermaid’s Ball Party in London.[13][14][15] [16] [17]

In 2013, she was a resident on BBC Radio One in New DJs We Trust, playing to average audience of 2 million listeners.[18][19]

Artist and Illustrator[edit]

Eclair Fifi is a graduate of Edinburgh College of Art. She is a regular contributor to the aesthetics of LuckyMe and has designed guest artist merchandise for Bleep.com. She designed the artwork for Baauer's laser etch 12" vinyl, Dum Dum and Machinedrum's Vapor City.[20][21][22]

Model[edit]

Eclair Fifi modelled as part of the H&M campaign: "H&M Loves Music." [23]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FACT mix 408: Eclair Fifi – FACT Magazine: Music News, New Music". Factmag.com. 6 November 2013. Retrieved 2015-03-08.
  2. ^ Pollock, David (15 September 2014). "Eclair Fifi on organising the 2014 LuckyMe DJ reunion". The List. Retrieved 2015-03-08.
  3. ^ Boyle, Niki (11 December 2013). "Hot 100 2013: 10–2 – Andy Murray, Chvrches and James McAvoy among Scotland's top 10 cultural contributors in 2013". The List. Retrieved 2015-03-08.
  4. ^ Caslano, Alex (8 August 2013). "Interview: LuckyMe's first lady and newly hired DJ for Radio 1's 'In New DJ We Trust' show, Eclair Fifi | Edinburgh Festival". Edinburghfestival.list.co.uk. Retrieved 2015-03-08.
  5. ^ Stevens, Mitchell (28 February 2014). "PC Music's A. G. Cook "Sounds Like Pouring Pop Rocks in Your Ears" | Thump". Thump.vice.com. Retrieved 2015-03-08.
  6. ^ Northmore, Henry (8 August 2011). "Interview – Mike Slott, Eclair Fifi and Machinedrum of LuckyMe | Edinburgh Festival". Edinburghfestival.list.co.uk. Retrieved 2015-03-08.
  7. ^ Sam Richards. "Eclair Fifi's favourite tracks | Music". The Guardian. Retrieved 2015-03-08.
  8. ^ "Eclectic DJ, Eclair Fifi | SUITCASE Magazine". Suitcasemag.com. 25 October 2013. Retrieved 2015-03-08.
  9. ^ Neil Murchison. (31 October 2011). "Lucky Fi". The Skinny. Retrieved 2015-03-08.
  10. ^ "Spin Me Round". Aritzia. Retrieved 2015-03-08.
  11. ^ Turner, David (6 June 2013). "ÉCLAIR FIFI JOINS RADIO 1'S 'IN NEW DJS WE TRUST'". Mixmag. Archived from the original on 18 January 2015. Retrieved 2015-03-08.
  12. ^ "Truancy Volume 46: Eclair Fifi | Truants". Truantsblog.com. Retrieved 2015-03-08.
  13. ^ "Eclair Fifi". Thisisluckyme.com. Retrieved 2015-07-14.
  14. ^ "Eclair Fifi mixes it up for Urb". Factmag.com. 17 June 2011. Retrieved 2015-07-14.
  15. ^ Lewi McKirdy (5 November 2013). "Playlist: Mix Up Exclusives 7/6/2014 Nina Las Vegas, Eclair Fifi, Girl Unit and Jillionaire". ABC. Retrieved 2015-07-14.
  16. ^ "FACT mix 408: Eclair Fifi". Factmag.com. 5 November 2013. Retrieved 2015-07-14.
  17. ^ "Azealia Banks shares mixtape in advance of London Mermaid Ball". Factmag.com. 12 August 2012. Retrieved 2015-07-14.
  18. ^ "Site Usage". BBC. Retrieved 2015-07-14.
  19. ^ "In New DJs We Trust". BBC Radio 1. Retrieved 2015-07-14.
  20. ^ "BAAUER SIGNED TO LUCKYME". thisisluckyme.com. 30 August 2012. Retrieved 2015-07-14.
  21. ^ "Machinedrum – 'Vapor City' Artwork Revealed, Interview With LuckyMe Creative Directors". Ninjatune.net. 17 July 2013. Retrieved 2015-07-14.
  22. ^ "Eclair Fifi". Thisisluckyme.com. Retrieved 2015-07-14.
  23. ^ "H&M Loves Music 2014 – Ready for the Dance Floor". YouTube. 1 April 2014. Retrieved 2015-07-13.