NAME: Mike Shinoda
February 11, 1977
INSTRUMENT: Vocals, Beats + Samples, Keyboards, Guitar
Audio Technica wireless mic
Mesa Boogie Dual Rectifier heads
Mesa Boogie cabinets
Protools software & hardware
Roland keyboard modules
S-900 & MPC 2000 samplers
- Mike's the producer for .simplistic, a band signed to LP's own Machine
Shop Recordings in November of 2002.
- Mike is a very distant relative of the legendary Russian musician, Pyotr
Tchaikovsky. According to him, Tchaikovsky is his "cousins great great great uncle."
- Mike went to school with a few of the members from hoobastank
- Mike has his own label, called 'The Shinoda Imprint'. The first band
he signed is named "Simplistic".
- Mike works with Sparkart designing Linkin Park's official site
- Mike went to Aguora High School and graduated from the Art College of
Design in Pasadena
- Mike has created the cover artwork for both Linkin Park album covers
plus, he designed the cover for Styles of Beyond's 2000
- Mike produced both 'Hybrid Theory EP' and 'Reanimation' albums for the
band as well as the hit single, on which he's featured, 'It's Goin Down' for the X-Ecutioners