Flip Grater

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Flip Grater
Flip Grater, Ffm 2012
Flip Grater in Concert, Museumsuferfest 2012
Background information
Birth name Clare Grater
Born 22 September 1981
Genres Indie, folk, acoustic
Occupation(s) Musician, composer
Instruments Acoustic guitar, vocals
Labels Maiden, Make My Day, Vicious Circle
Website www.flipgrater.com
Notable instruments
Takamine Guitars

Flip Grater (born 1981) is the stage name of singer-songwriter and author Clare Grater, born in Christchurch, New Zealand. She is known as an avid foodie and vegetarian spokesperson and writes books about touring the world and the recipes she collects on tour. In 2006 she started Maiden Records, an independent NZ record label, which has released Flip Grater's work as well as albums from Urbantramper and The Unfaithful Ways.

Flip Grater has released 1 Ep, 3 critically acclaimed albums and written 2 books. She occasionally works as a music judge for Smokefreerockquest and a music mentor and teaches songwriting workshops across New Zealand as well as being involved in charity work with animal rights organization SAFE and organising fundraising events to save historical buildings.

She has also worked in radio, having hosted shows for several years for RDU98.5fm and in the film industry as a film producer and production manager for Gorilla Pictures, working on several music videos and 2 feature films. Flip Grater regularly tours in Germany, France, UK, Portugal and Italy and is signed to indie labels Make My Day in Germany and Vicious Circle in France. She currently resides in Paris, France where she is writing her next book and recording her fourth studio album.


  • Pigalle, (2 April 2014)
  • While I'm Awake I'm at War, (12 July 2010)[1][2]
  • Be All And End All, (1 July 2008)[3]
  • Cage for a Song, (1 August 2006)[4]




  1. ^ Graham Reid. "Reviews: Flip Grater – While I'm Awake I'm At War". Amplifier Magazine. Retrieved 19 April 2011. 
  2. ^ SIMON SWEETMAN (12 August 2010). "Album review: Flip Grater – While I'm Awake I'm At War". The Dominion Post. Retrieved 19 April 2011. 
  3. ^ Joanna Hunkin (<!- – 11:57 AM --> 13 August 2008). "Flip Grater – Be All And End All". nzherald.co.nz. Retrieved 19 April 2011.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  4. ^ Renee Jones. "Album Reviews: Flip Grater: Cage for a Song". nzmusician.co.nz. Retrieved 19 April 2011. 
  5. ^ Book site
  6. ^ Chris Mooar. "Feature: Flip Grater – Slowcooking On The Road With a Vegan, A Lada and a Guitar". nzmusician.co.nz. Retrieved 19 April 2011. 
  7. ^ "Flip Grater (NZ)". Make my day records. Retrieved 19 April 2011. 

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