Home On The Road featured at Chicago International Arthouse’s Blowup Film Festival

2020-10-20T09:02:47-05:00October 20th, 2020|Development: Brands, Artists, Products, Music, News, Video and Film|

Joshua Caleb Smith’s feature documentary seems to be on a role in 2020. Home on the Road has been named an official selection for the prestigious award ceremony at Chicago International Arthouse, the Blowup Film Festival. Find out more about the feature at homeontheroadproject.com or Joshua Caleb Smith (aka Joshua C.S.) at listentojoshua.com.

Home on the Road Featured at Amsterdam’s Lift-Off Film Festival

2020-10-14T13:09:15-05:00October 14th, 2020|Development: Brands, Artists, Products, Music, Video and Film|

Home on the Road, documentary by Joshua Caleb Smith (Joshua C.S.) has made it into a second film festival this year.  After years of development and work on this project, he's finished a version ready for feature release, and this marks a great accomplishment for the filmmaker and musician. Please take time to participate in the voting for this feature in this film competition. To find out more about the feature visit HomeontheRoadProject.com LINK TO TICKETS to watch all films [...]

HOME ON THE ROAD *Finalist* for New York Int’l Film Awards

2020-05-05T08:54:57-05:00May 4th, 2020|Development: Brands, Artists, Products, News, Video and Film|

UPDATE: Home on the Road is now a FINALIST.  See all films on the Film Festival website, newyorkinternationalfilmawards.com (navigate to > Results > April 2020).  Home On The Road, has made it to the Semi Finals of the New York International Film awards.  This marks the first of what we feel will be many accomplishments to come for the filmmaker and artist, Joshua C.S. (Joshua Caleb Smith).  See his music website, listentjoshua.com or youtube.com/listentojoshua to find out more about the [...]

HOME ON THE ROAD, A documentary about musicians and success

2020-04-09T07:20:05-05:00April 9th, 2020|Development: Brands, Artists, Products, Music, Video and Film|

The music industry isn’t just the ones that “make it”. Home on the Road is a hard look at America, the American Music Industry, what success means, and what living as an artist in this country is like for everyday people. This documentary, created by artist, JOSHUA C.S. is a look into the day in the life of an artist in today's music industry.  He asks the question "What is Success?" to all he encounters, and offers a deep look [...]

CMA Fest 2019

2019-06-19T09:25:23-05:00June 19th, 2019|Development: Brands, Artists, Products, Events, Music, Video and Film|

Downtown Nashville transforms often to accomodate the crowds for festivals, NFL drafts, some major solo performances and holidays.  Being native here, it's become a part of the landscape - I almost don't recognize it unless there's 10k+ people down there.  But it's a beautiful thing, and the city has done a great job keeping up with the changes and peaked interest in what used to be (and still very much is) just a large version of a small town. DOWNTOWN [...]

“The Steve Wariner Nashville Gentleman” Gretsch Guitar with Steve Wariner

2019-04-10T15:54:50-05:00April 10th, 2019|Development: Brands, Artists, Products, Music, Video and Film|

We worked with Steve Wariner to produce this unique FIRST-LOOK at the brand new, "The Steve Wariner Nashville Gentleman" Signature Model Gretsch Guitar.  If you're a guitar player, you're about to nerd out...  guaranteed.  We spent time going through components of the build and design to describe in detail just how this guitar was conceived and how it plays. Enjoy this FIRST-LOOK here only!

Governor Bill Lee and other State Reps Address Tennessee Realtors®

2019-03-13T10:10:27-05:00March 6th, 2019|Development: Brands, Artists, Products, News|

March 5, during their "2019 Tennessee Day On The Hill", Tennessee Realtors® met with state and local government officials to discuss upcoming legislation measures that will impact home buyers, real estate and taxes in Tennessee.  The realtor party is an independent party comprised of Tennessee realtors, and they meet with government officials once a year during this annual event to make sure those officials know what measures are most important for Tennessee homeowners. Governor Bill Lee, who one night before [...]

Sex and The Music City powered by Acme Radio Live

2019-02-26T11:41:24-05:00February 26th, 2019|Development: Brands, Artists, Products, News, Video and Film|

Sex and The Music City is a game changer in Nashville. This podcast has the potential the alter the landscape of downtown Nashville for the better.  Tourists won't know what they hit them when they get pulled into the ACME Radio Live recording booth on a random Tuesday while bar hopping.  It's raunchy, it's real and it's all Nashville every time. E4 Promo   Host Amie Miriello is the epitome of great Nashville talent.  She's a background singer [...]

Milk & Honey, Vol. 2 by Joshua C.S. of Nashville TN

2018-08-29T11:12:00-05:00August 29th, 2018|Development: Brands, Artists, Products, Music, News|

The Milk & Honey Tapes are proving to be a series of personal songs written, recorded, and produced by artist and songwriter, Joshua C.S. (Joshua Caleb Smith).  These latest songs entitled, "Soothe My Soul" and "Where I Lay My Hat Down" are stories about family and love, and the relationships that make us who we are, at least who the artist is. Milk & Honey Tapes are not the only thing that the artist is working on at the moment.  [...]

Joshua C.S. to Release “Milk & Honey Tapes”, Initial Release March 30, 2018

2018-03-11T12:49:21-05:00March 14th, 2018|Development: Brands, Artists, Products, Music, News|

Artist:  Joshua C.S. Record:  Milk & Honey Tapes Song 1:  Give Me Your Number Song 2:  Milk and Honey Genre:  Blues, Neo Soul, Pop Release Date:  March 30, 2018 FOR PRE RELEASE:  Download here, https://mailchi.mp/69275c32e2a4/joshua-cs-sign-up Joshua C.S. is a Nashville, TN based recording artist, songwriter and producer.  Collaborating with Seth Atkins Horan (Grammy winning music engineer) and a collaboration between Olde English Records and True Source Entertainment, the artist is releasing multiple songs this year in a group of mix tapes [...]

Mass Informational Meeting of Restaurant Workers About the Changes in Tip-Based Wages

2018-01-18T09:55:18-05:00January 18th, 2018|Development: Brands, Artists, Products, Events|

Did you know? The National Restaurant Association and Trump's Department of Labor are trying to change the rules to allow restaurant owners to keep your tips. NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Jan. 18, 2018 - PRLog  Join us: Whether you or someone you know works at a restaurant or in any other tip-based business, many will be affected by this change in policy.  Come to hear from national and local organizers and labor lawyers what we can do to stand together and make our voices heard. [...]

Artist Feature: Lamar Williams Jr.

2017-11-30T22:59:17-05:00December 5th, 2017|Development: Brands, Artists, Products, Music, News|

Lamar Williams Jr is a fantastic singer and songwriter out of Atlanta, Georgia.  He's shared the stage with some of America's finest including The Allman Brothers band, Otiel and Friends, and is the lead singer of Les Brers. Find out more about Lamar in this short piece talking about his music, his sound, and exploring a day in the life in studio with Peter Levin in Muscle Shoals, Alabama at Fame Studios.  

Dennis Keim Photography | dk-studio.com

2017-05-21T15:01:06-05:00May 22nd, 2017|Development: Brands, Artists, Products, Fine Art, News|

Re-branded, re-vitalized, and re-launched, Dennis Keim is the latest addition to the TSE family of creators.  Dennis (based in Huntsville, Alabama) is a nationally recognized photographer and an all-around amazing human.  His photos evoke more than just pretty imagery, they speak words, they evoke emotion and visceral response. We are proud to announce the launch of the new brand and website, dk-studio.com. Read more about Dennis' history and work. See his portfolio online.

JOSHUA C.S. “Roots” Featured in ZERO Magazine

2019-08-23T13:13:00-05:00May 16th, 2017|Development: Brands, Artists, Products, Music|

Another feature for the latest release by TSE artist, Joshua C.S. this month.  This record has received acclaim and been held in high regard on many Spotify playlists, blogs, and Soundcloud lists since it's release in April.  Not to mention garnishing regular radio play in college radio over the last two months, reaching the top 200  on (187 weighted and 135 unweighted) charts. "Roots" marks a segue into new territory with the record having been self-produced and released by the [...]

Joshua C.S. new “ROOTS” Record is on the Rise

2017-04-20T18:52:11-05:00April 20th, 2017|Development: Brands, Artists, Products, Music, News|

For independent artists to bleed into standard media platforms may not seem hard to the outside world, but it's not an easy feat.  Nor is it common for an artist that's never been signed to gain recognition on radio stations and Spotify playlists and the like.  Joshua C.S. from Nashville TN, with his new record, "Roots" has done just that, reaching in the top 200 on radio charts in April this year. If you haven't already, head to Spotify to [...]

Joshua C.S. “The Water Keeps Rising” add to INDIEMONO Playlist

2017-04-20T18:41:45-05:00April 11th, 2017|Development: Brands, Artists, Products, Music, News|

Joshua's new ROOTS record is making waves on college radio and on Spotify playlists, Soundcloud playlists, and more.  Most recently, Spotify tastemaker, INDIEMONO has featured Joshua C.S.'s new single, "The Water Keeps Rising" on it's playlist, UNDISCOVERED & COZY: Indie Crush (see feature here: http://indiemono.com/album/undiscovered-cozy/). See more about INDIEMONO on their website, www.indiemono.com. Here's a taste.  Enjoy!

Joshua Single, “Shotgun Freddy” releases on Spotify in Top 200

2016-11-16T17:27:43-05:00November 16th, 2016|Development: Brands, Artists, Products, Music|

TSE Artist, Joshua CS released Shotgun Freddy back in September.  But just in case you missed it, the song's initial release garnered placement amongst the top 200 releases for that day! More releases, videos, and shows are to be expected to come from the artist through the end of the year from his new LP "ROOTS" to be released in the Spring followed by a Southeast tour. Stay tuned, and find out more at joshband.com, facebook.com/listentojoshua, twitter.com/listentojoshua, and instagram.com/listentojoshua.

Shelby Park Picture Show 2016 Launch: July 27

2016-07-22T18:17:07-05:00July 22nd, 2016|Development: Brands, Artists, Products, Events, Video and Film|

The Shelby Park Picture Show is back up and running and about to begin it's 2016 season! This year marks year two for the event series, and there are a few changes Nashville audiences can look forward to.  Firstly, twice as many shows, secondly, the audience actually got to pick all the movies this year!  Other changes include online ticketing through the 2016 calendar on the website, and opportunities for multiple non-profits to partner with the series to benefit from from proceeds. Upcoming Shows [...]

Home on the Road: a Documentary About Success and Music

2016-06-24T11:38:33-05:00June 20th, 2016|Development: Brands, Artists, Products, Video and Film|

ANNOUNCING: Home on the Road A project by Joshua Smith and True Source Entertainment, in association with Imagine That! Video, REDFOX, and Stonebrooke International What does success mean to you? Logline: This documentary follows American recording artist, Joshua, on his travels across the country playing music, and moving from one place to another to further his career, and find the answer to the meaning of success. INTENT FOR USE: Documentary, Adverts, TV and Online Series INTENDED LENGTH: One hour special [...]

Holley Maher Video EPK

2016-10-13T10:04:35-05:00June 5th, 2016|Development: Brands, Artists, Products, Music, News, Video and Film|

Holley Maher came to us needing a way to visually represent the process of her very personal new Album, “Euphorics”.  We came up with a concept that matched her vision, and shot all the footage in one day with her.  In post we combined phone footage, and her Vine posts from the recording sessions with her original music on the record to create this final product.

True Source Entertainment Inks Deal With Longtime Nashville Salon and Wellness Studio – Synergy Hair.Skin.Body

2016-10-13T10:04:35-05:00February 11th, 2016|Development: Brands, Artists, Products, News|

February 11, 2016 – In their second joint venture of 2016, the Nick Hiter Project (NHP) and True Source Entertainment(TSE) have closed on another client, and TSE has inked a deal with Synergy Hair.Skin.Body.  Synergy has been a long time staple of Nashville, located at 4505 Charlotte Avenue. Synergy Hair.Skin.Body is not just a salon, it’s a salon and wellness studio, which brands itself as “Beauty and Wellness, on purpose”.  Synergy is a place to harness beauty, inside and out.  It’s a laid back professional place for clients [...]

mikehartnettmusic.com launch

2016-06-05T00:28:13-05:00January 15th, 2016|Development: Brands, Artists, Products, Music, News|

Mike Hartnett is a phenomenal artist and producer, with a studio in East Nashville, TN. His long list of credits includes working on records and on stages with such artists as Ludacris, Fergie, Cee Lo, Rittz, Yelawolf... The list keeps going but you get the point. His production space is called Olde English Studios. The gear is ridiculous. Working with him on various projects with many of his artists, and our own, we decided to invest in a website for [...]

Fry Pharmacy Feature Video

2016-10-13T10:04:35-05:00December 1st, 2015|Development: Brands, Artists, Products, News, Video and Film|

The Fry Pharmacy is a recording studio in north Nashville near Old Hickory Lake.  The oddities of the building, the gear, and the producer, Scott McEwen make this place one worth seeking out for a unique sound and experience.  This video showcases the pair. We worked with Scott to develop a new website, frypharmacyrecording.com, as well as this brand vignette.

Like and Share to be entered to WIN at the Shelby Park Picture Show!!

2016-06-05T00:28:13-05:00September 19th, 2015|Development: Brands, Artists, Products, Events, News, Video and Film|

Next week's showing of the classic, "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" has already garnished a lot of attention in East Nashville, but the Picture Show is now hosting a trivia to give away a TSHIRT and and some concessions to a couple big Winners! Be sure to head over to the Shelby Park Picture Show Facebook Pageand enter to win the trivia. It's a 3 part question: Peter Ostrum, who was the blonde Charlie Bucket we all know from [...]

Shelby Park Picture Show a Success!

2016-06-05T00:28:13-05:00August 31st, 2015|Development: Brands, Artists, Products, Events, News, Video and Film|

Movies at Shelby Park for the community, by the community, and benefiting local nonprofits August 31, 2015-- Nashville based creative production company, True Source Entertainment (TSE) has joined forces with media conduit, The East Nashvillian, to bring an event to East Nashville thats fun for all ages. After the first show, we know this will be an East Nashville staple for seasons to come! SHELBY PARK PICTURE SHOW (http://shelbyparkpictureshow.com) as its called, is a movie-at-the-park event that has already proven [...]

Brands and Bands: Advice on picking the perfect partnership

2016-10-13T10:04:35-05:00April 1st, 2014|Development: Brands, Artists, Products, Music, News|

The Music Industry is notoriously unsupportive of artists. To qualify that statement let me also say that it's not entirely the Industry's fault, which doesn't make it the artist's fault... As far as we can tell, it's just the way in which the Industry has evolved with the social trends that have occurred. But let's just say it and be honest about it, because once this is out in the open, we have an opportunity to change, grow, develop, evolve [...]

This Body’s Made for Good Livin’ / Independent Book Release

2019-02-26T11:39:02-05:00September 5th, 2013|Books, Development: Brands, Artists, Products, News|

The first book that he's written, Joshua Smith's, "This Body's Made for Good Livin'" is officially available in Amazon stores for independent purchase. It’s 4 years in the making, and Joshua has finally given approval to release “This Body’s Made For Good Livin’ : a conversation about life, love, and faith”. Also, be sure to sign up on the mailing list for Joshua’s performance dates, upcoming features and regular blogs.  Thanks for being a part of This Body’s Community! Find [...]

The New Industry: Being an artist isn’t so hard.

2016-10-13T10:04:35-05:00June 20th, 2013|Development: Brands, Artists, Products, Music, News|

The old world entertainment industry didn't have much of what we have today. Media wasn't so readily available. Many of the ideas of how entertainment works, and ways in which the industry has evolved didn't exits even that long ago. Though, it was around the early Tarzan "black and white era" of film that the idea of a film "icon" formed. Actually early Tarzan starwas really the biggest male "sexual icon" of the time, and the studio bought his wife [...]

The Benefit of a Producer, Artist Relationship

2016-06-05T00:28:14-05:00May 13th, 2013|Development: Brands, Artists, Products, Music, News|

It's an important thing to learn... How people can help your career, and what they're relationship should mean to you as an artist. Most artists think they can do it all... I know that I did when I first got into doing music! I went to Belmont University thinking I would learn how to produce records - not so I would never have to work with a producer again, but definitely so I could do most of it without help! [...]

Play it Forward Nashville

2016-10-13T10:04:36-05:00December 13th, 2010|Development: Brands, Artists, Products, Events, Music, News|

Productions by TSE for forward thinking projects that are non-profit based or benefitting, or community growth driven. Play It Forward has helped benefit various causes through videos and live shows. Executive Producers: Joshua Smith and Sarah Dale  Play it Forward Nashville is a program of the non-profit, Home & Community Inc. This video was produced by Sarah G Dale (True North Entertainment) and Josh Smith (True Source Entertainment, Co-Creator of Play it Forward) to help generate donations for those people [...]

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