Watch Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda's Video Q&A On Scoring 'The Raid' @ Billboard Film & TV Music Conf.
Watch Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda's Video Q&A On Scoring 'The Raid' @ Billboard Film & TV Music Conf.

Linkin Park songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and rapper, Mike Shinoda sat down with Billboard senior correspondent Phil Gallo at the Billboard and Hollywood Reporter Film & TV Music Conference to answer questions about his experiences in creating music with his band versus composing music for films. The trained-musician is currently writing and recording music for his first feature film "The Raid," directed by Gareth Evan and slated for an early-2012 release.

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In the video below Shinoda explains why he chose to work with Joe Trapanese (he worked on the "Tron: Legacy" score with Daft Punk); how art school critiques helped him with the collaborative process (and helped him to lose his ego); and how studying piano since the age of three has come to help in scoring films.

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