On this episode of Live on KEXP, Mndsgn speaks to Larry Mizell Jr. about being vulnerable and nixing the "cool guy" mentality for their new album Rare Pleasures.


 
Subscribe Here:

Apple PodcastsGoogle Podcasts Overcast Podcasts  Pocket Casts  Stitcher

EPISODE WRITTEN AND PRODUCED BY JULIAN MARTLEW
episode description written by jasmine albertson

 

Mndsgn, the pseudonym of Ringgo Ancheta, is no fresh face on the music scene. Since 2009, he’s been collaborating with incredible artists across the board, from Suzi Analogue and Knxwledge to Prophet and Chai. For his latest Stones Throw record, Rare Pleasure, Ancheta created his most vulnerable album yet, which he opens up to KEXP’s Larry Mizell Jr. about in this week’s episode of Live on KEXP before jumping into a killer set of songs off the album.

Recorded 06/09/2021
 
1. Hope You’re Doin’ Better
2. Slowdance
3. Medium Rare
4. Colours of the Sunset
5. Feelings Are...The Hardest Words To Say (Alphonso Johnson cover)

 

 

Introducing

In-Our-Headphones-Graphic-1080x1080.jpg

In Our Headphones

Finding good new music can be a full time job, so let KEXP help! In Our Headphones brings you five song recommendations every Monday, straight from KEXP’s DJs and Music Directors. Join hosts Janice Headley and Isabel Khalili on this never-ending journey of music discovery.

A-Deeper-Listen-Graphic-FINAL-1080x1080.jpg

A Deeper Listen

Host Emily Fox and KEXP’s editorial team talk with artists about the stories behind their songs and the experiences that inform their work. Through each conversation, we uncover the humanity behind the music, allowing us to hear it in a whole new way.

Latest Episodes

Kevin Sur, co-host of KEXP's global Indigenous music show Sounds of Survivance, introduces tracks from Y La Bamba, T H R O N E, Wyatt C. Louis

Salt Cathedral talk about the future of children in the screen addiction era and how these themes are addressed in their latest album.

On the show this time, it’s Filipino-British artist Beatrice Laus, aka beabadoobee, with a set of unabashedly pop songs.

Exploring some of the women-led bands on Kurt's list, Kurt's feminism, and the very notion of grouping bands together based on gender identity

Exploramos el legado femenino en el punk a través de los álbumes 'Dry' de PJ Harvey, 'Cut' de The Slits y el debut homónimo de The Raincoats.

Award-Winning Podcasts

Named one of the "Best New Podcasts of 2022" by Spotify, and a 2023 Webby Award Honoree

2024 Winner "Best Entertainment Podcast" in the Webbys, 2023 Best Work in Music Journalism Award from the Reeperbahn Festival, 2023 Nominee for "Best Music Pod…


More From Live On KEXP

On the show this time, it’s the West Coast Americana of Margo Cilker. Subscribe Here:      

On the show this time, it’s a double shot of post-punk from two different bands: Huush and Chalk Subscribe Here:      

On the show this time, it’s the soothing acoustic jams of J Mascis. Subscribe Here: