Mndsgn, aka Ringgo Ancheta, might sound like the archetypally laid back LA producer, but the cosmic demeanour is deceptive. Speaking to Echoes from the West Coast, he reveals a schedule for the day that’s busier than his slightly stoned, new age tone might suggest. He’s got a session with Sa-Ra Creative Partners’ Taz, a show he needs to record for an Australian radio station, and then a party for Stones Throw to prepare for.
The last event might be the most crucial: he’s been signed to the label since 2014, releasing Yawn Zen, a lead up to his new album, Body Wash. It’s another humorously titled set, this time connected to an arching narrative. The story?
“It’s about this homeless guy on some distant planet, a more dystopian version of earth,” begins Ancheta. “And he comes across this woman who speaks only through telepathy, and she feeds and gives him a body wash that he uses to take a bath. It ends up being hallucinogenic
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