Mike Ragogna: A Conversation With Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda, Plus Chatting With VideofyMe's Oskar Glauser and The Villains and Ben Arthur Exclusives
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A Conversation With Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda
Mike Ragogna: Mike, production-wise, your new album LIVING THINGS was another collaboration between you and Rick Rubin, right?
Mike Shinoda: Yeah, Rick and I teamed up again on this. I guess that's just a function of working with our band. I generally handle the ins and outs of production.
MR: How does the interaction with Rick work?
MS: Ever since we started with Rick, I've been kind of co-producing. Our working style is really different from what people would expect most bands to do. With that said, figuring out what to call what is a little tough. When people think of most bands writing a song, they think of bands getting together in a room and jamming and writing stuff together; basically writing the song and then recording the song. That's really not how we work. Ours is a really fluid process, we kind of go back and forth. From the beginning, we're writing it, we're recording it, we're mixing it, and even all th
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