Born in 2008 but producing music in many forms for over a decade beforehand, Anklepants has steadily released over 20 singles, EPs and full-length albums on his own Qwerty Records imprint, with more recent releases on Love Love Records and Detroit Underground. Actively Touring and residing in Europe for nearly a decade , with extensive tours in Australia and in 2016 Anklepants returns for his second National to U.S.A tour, his distinctive facé_and_sound rose to notoriety through his notorious Boiler Room set, June 2014 in Berlin.
Anklepants live shows utilise Heavily engineered custom electronic instruments and software completely unique to his species, the newest editions completed September 2016 is the facé_control_5 microphone and facé_control_suit. Both input controllers work together to create a large physical input instrument, taking over 50 simultaneously inputs from the entire body to drive software modulations with the animatronic facé acting as a feedback device for these modulations along with led’s and costume, the instrument is constantly growing , and is the only one of its kind on earth.
Reflecting diverse sonic influences – there is something restlessly changing in his music, at times generating a semblance of light and easy party superficiality, while at others looping into weirder multilayered territory through performances that more often than not leave audiences bewildered.
One of the rare artists that actively takes connecting with his audience to heart, Anklepants can often be seen hustling around the dancefloor with his facé_control_5 wireless mic. Such seeming madness in fact hints at the various political underpinnings of his musical mutations.
Anklepants is an electronic music creature that represents only one of Reecard Farchéʼs infinite personalities, expect Farché to morph into ever-new combinations of characters and music, creating an entire universe of musical personalities over time.