Éric Linder, also known as Polar, is a singer, songwriter, and composer of Swiss-Irish origin. Formally a professional athlete, he was forced to stop competing following an accident. He then turned his hand to music, releasing his first album, Polar 1 in 1996. His discography includes 6 albums to date: Bipolar (1998), Somatic (2002), Jour Blanc (2006), French Songs (2009) and Empress (2014).
Eric Linder is also the programmer, co-director and co-founder of the Antigel Festival alongside Thuy-San Dinh.