She’s fearless, she’s innovative and she’s influential. Who’s she? Her friends call her Mollyfi (AKA Krista Thibodeau) and she has been a mainstay in the Calgary Electronic Music scene since the early 00's.
Her exposure to electronic beats came in the mid-90s amid the wave of alternative rock that was sweeping mainstream charts and as bustin’ a move with her closest friends became a central focus, it wasn’t long before a natural evolution into DJ’ing took place by 99’ for the one they call Mollyfi.
Dubbed Calgary’s first lady of Breaks, founder of the Girls on Decks DJ Collective (launched in 2003) Mollyfi has spent the past 13 years not only breaking down walls for fellow female DJ and performers’ but also smashing the glass ceilings within them. Incorporating FeMC’s, Vocalists, B-Girls, Rappers and even hoola dancers, Mollyfi has crafted Girls On Decks into a force to be reckoned with regardless of gender. Dedicated to the LGBTQ and beat movement since 2013 through True Colors, Mollyfi brings her blend of pride party she plays at, including Calgary Pride, Vancouver Pride, Edmonton Pride, the Calgary International Burlesque Festival and more.
Mollyfi has graced the decks in every major center across Alberta and has played to packed houses in Vancouver, Winnipeg, Lethbridge, Edmonton, Golden, Whistler, BC, Saskatoon and Regina. Currently holding down the G.O.D. Residency at local Calgary hotspot Broken City, Molly’s pop-influenced blends of broken beats are heavily drawn from her love of Break Beat, House, Hip Hop and those Bass Jams we all love. Though her style is constantly transforming, you are always guaranteed intelligent party breaks, ghetto funk, UK garage or Nu Disco at any given time during one of her sets.
Not limited by focusing squarely on all-female events, Mollyfi has had the pleasure of opening for international break beat icons such as A.Skillz, The Freestylers (UK), Neon Steve, Miami’s Queen of Bass Baby Anne, IKONICA, Dunks (The Funkhunters) Malente (Ger), Freq Nasty, Deekline, Annalyze and has played alongside heavyweights like Fort Knox 5, B.Traits, Ursula 1000, Myagi, and Bassnectar to name a few.
It’s not just her job, it’s her way of life; Love, Community and Broken Grooves – and she likes to party.