Mndsgn

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Mndsgn
Mndsgn at the 2017 Crossing Europe
Mndsgn at the 2017 Crossing Europe
Background information
Birth nameRinggo Ancheta
Born1988 (age 32–33)[citation needed]
San Diego, California, U.S.
OriginLos Angeles, California, U.S.
GenresHip hop
Occupation(s)Record producer
Years active2009–present
Labels
Associated acts
Websitemndsgn.bandcamp.com

Ringgo Ancheta, better known by his stage name Mndsgn (pronounced "mind design"),[1] is an American record producer based in Los Angeles, California.[2]

Biography[edit]

Mndsgn was born Ringgo Ancheta in San Diego, California.[3] He is of Filipino descent.[3] His mother was a nurse and his father was a Navy man.[4] He was raised in New Jersey.[4] As a child, he learned to play organ.[4]

In 2013, Mndsgn collaborated with Danny Brown on "Sweeney Song," which appeared on Classic Drug References Vol. 1.[5] His first solo studio album for Stones Throw Records, titled Yawn Zen, was released in 2014.[6]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

  • Breatharian (2013)
  • Yawn Zen (2014)
  • Vivians (2015) (with The Koreatown Oddity, as Vivians)
  • Body Wash (2016)
  • Snax (2018)
  • Snaxx (2019)
  • Forever in Your Sun (2020) (with Lionmilk)

Compilation albums[edit]

  • Funraiser Vol. 2: Skrayons (2009)
  • Episodes (2010) (with Devonwho)
  • A Rap Vacation X-Mas (2013) (with Ahwlee)
  • Gonna B OK (2020)

Mixtapes[edit]

  • Frugal Earth (2013)
  • Frugal Earth Vol. Two (2013)

EPs[edit]

  • 3P (2009)
  • Lights & Tunnels (2009)
  • Statik Mumblin (2011)
  • No Maps (2011)
  • Daypass (2011)
  • Feels (2012)
  • Oblique Kitchn (2012)
  • Bed (2013)
  • Inedia (2014)
  • Surface Outtakes (2014)

Singles[edit]

  • "Flybutter" (2010)
  • "Walter Rand Center of Transportation" (2010)
  • "Cold Crush" (2016) (with Kirkis)
  • "Deviled Eggs" (2019)
  • "Sumdim" (2019)

Guest appearances[edit]

  • Devonwho - "Spaghettiisland" from Funraiser Vol. 1: Thumbtracks (2009)
  • Sir Froderick - "Dodooonshoe Pt. 7" from Reconnecting! (2011)
  • Jonwayne - "Featuring Mndsgn" from Bowser (2011)
  • Sir Froderick - "Cilantro" from The Brief Wondrous (2012)
  • Swarvy - "Pebbles", "Tooth", and "Sigh" from Trillian (2012)
  • Jonwayne - "Neckbrokeblues" from Oodles of Doodles (2012)
  • Sir Froderick - "After" from Consolidate (2013)
  • Jonwayne - "Sandals" from Rap Album One (2013)
  • Johnah Levine Collective - "Zootcase" from Attention Deficit (2017)
  • Chai - "In Pink" from Wink (2021)[7]

Productions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sharp, Elliott (September 9, 2014). "Mndsgn - 'Sheets' Video Premiere and Interview". Red Bull. Retrieved November 12, 2015.
  2. ^ Dandridge-Lemco, Ben (September 16, 2016). "Watch Mndsgn's "Wherever U R" Video". The Fader. Retrieved July 22, 2020.
  3. ^ a b Jeffries, David. "Mndsgn - Biography". AllMusic. Retrieved July 22, 2020.
  4. ^ a b c Bakkalapulo, Maria (June 23, 2017). "Mndsgn Delivers '80s-Inspired Hip-Hop to Floyd Miami". Miami New Times. Retrieved July 22, 2020.
  5. ^ Minsker, Evan (November 20, 2013). "Listen: Danny Brown and MNDSGN: "Sweeney Song"". Pitchfork. Retrieved November 12, 2015.
  6. ^ Gieben, Bram E. (August 12, 2014). "Mndsgn – Yawn Zen". The Skinny. Retrieved November 12, 2015.
  7. ^ "CHAIの2年ぶり新アルバムは「WINK」リック・ウィルソン、マインドデザイン、YMCKがゲスト参加" (in Japanese). Natalie. January 19, 2021. Retrieved January 19, 2021.

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