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Instrumental Album: The Rising Tied

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Released  January 1, 2005
Length  55:29
Artist  Fort Minor
Genre  Alternative hip hop
Recorded  2004-2005
Instrumental Album The Rising Tied (2005)  We Major (2005)
Release date  1 January 2005
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Studio  The Stockroom and NRG Recording Studios (North Hollywood, California)
Producer  Mike Shinoda Jay-Z (exec.)
Labels  Machine Shop Records, Warner Bros. Records
Similar  Fort Minor albums, Other albums

Instrumental Album: The Rising Tied is the debut instrumental studio album of hip hop ensemble Fort Minor, the side project by Linkin Park rapper Mike Shinoda. The album was released on January 1, 2005 through Warner Bros. Records and Shinoda's label Machine Shop Recordings. The album was released almost a year before the release of his debut studio album, The Rising Tied. It failed to charts for several occasions.


Shinoda handled production for the album. Jay-Z, who worked with Linkin Park on their collaborative EP Collision Course in 2004, served as an executive producer for the album. Shinoda collaborated with Styles of Beyond's DJ Cheapshot, Eric Bobo of Cypress Hill and Linkin Park turntablist Joe Hahn for this album.

Track listing

All tracks written by Mike Shinoda, with additional co-writers listed below.


  • Produced and mixed by Mike Shinoda
  • Engineered by Mark Kiczula
  • Mastered by Brian "Big Bass" Gardner at Bernie Grundman Mastering
  • Executive produced by Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter
  • A&R by Brad Delson for Machine Shop Recordings
  • Additional A&R by Dave Parker
  • All instrument parts written and performed by Mike Shinoda except:
  • Strings on "Remember the Name", "Feel Like Home", "Cigarettes" and "Slip Out the Back" arranged by David Campbell
  • Choir on "Where'd You Go", "Cigarettes", "Kenji" and "Slip Out the Back" contracted by Bobbie Page for Page LA Studio Voices
  • Latin percussion on "Believe Me" by Bobo of Cypress Hill
  • Scratching on "Feel Like Home" by DJ Cheapshot of Styles of Beyond
  • Scratching on "Slip Out the Back" by Mr. Hahn of Linkin Park
  • Recorded at the Stockroom and NRG Studios
  • Creative direction by Mike Shinoda
  • Art direction and design by Frank Maddocks
  • Artwork by Mike Shinoda
  • Additional artwork and logo design by Frank Maddocks and Jackson Chandler
  • Photography by Greg Watermann
  • Managed by Rob McDermott for The Firm
  • Additional management by Stephanie Luby
  • Booked by Michael Arfin for Artist Group International
  • Legal representation by Danny Hayes for Davis, Shapiro, Lewit, Montone & Hayes
  • Business management by Michael Oppenheim and Jonathan Schwartz for Gudvi, Sussman & Oppenheim
  • Worldwide licensing and merchandising by Bandmerch
  • Songs

    1Remember the Name3:47
    2Right Now4:19


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