Radical shift to music

Studio taps Lindsey to top new venture

Upstart production outfit Radical Studios is launching an in-house music division, Radical Music, which will provide tunes for film, TV, videogames and social media applications.

Radical has appointed music producer Steve Lindsey, who helmed hip-hop label Blotter Music in addition to work with Mike Elizondo, Dr. Dre and Bruno Mars, to preside over the venture, with which they hope to provide music for their own productions as well as others.

Lindsey says the studio will aim to recruit young songwriters and producers, functioning as a “nursery school for young writers” in Radical’s two music studios. Lindsey has recruited songwriter Benji Hughes to help supervise the project.

Radical, which started life as a comicbook publisher, recently announced a partnership with actor Sam Worthington’s Full Clip Productions, and is developing “Oblivion” with director Joseph Kosinski and “Legends” with Imagine Entertainment.

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