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 out, and forced a divorce to ensure this would happen. The icon-like artist persona is something that is incredibly common, but it has also detrimentally [...]
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! After 10 years of making this music in a recorded format (well, many formats), I'm finally feeling I'm gaining not only the ears, but the [...]
“Average white kids with bands and soul in Nashville, TN” WHAT: REZONATE PRODUCTIONS Presents: Recording artists KIM LOGAN, CHRIS WILD, and JOSHUA with his band, THE BANDITS – performing live at Stone Fox in West Nashville, TN USA. Natives and alumni to Nashville’s Belmont University, these acts are bringing their musical missions together to perform this ‘Last Hoorah’, that also happens to be the beginning of something NEW for each. True Source Entertainment recording artist JOSHUA (aka Joshua Smith) and The Bandits are releasing his second EP, paired with the launch of a campaign to raise awareness for the documentary he officially started as a [...]
Score and End Credits song written and recorded by True Source Entertainment for Stonebrook International at True Source Entertainment and Beethoven Inc studios, with production help from Alex Elena, GRAMMY Winning producer. Film distributed on SYFY and available at Wal-Mart in US and oversees.
After the recent tornadoes in Joplin, Missouri, TSE artist, Joshua was asked to perform at theOVERFLOW: VOICES IN ACTIONfundraiser for Watered Gardens (a local charity and homeless shelter). The artist works with various non-profits as an activist for many causes, but has a passionate interest in relief efforts stemming from his history on the Gulf Coast, doing volunteer work after hurricane Katrina. Recently he was recognized byLifebyMe.comand given a front page spread on their site. They asked him to write some thoughts about living a good life, and particularly, on what "potential" means. Check it out here!
TSE artist, Joshua, will embark on a journey across the nation playing shows, recording new material, and interviewing people about their idea of success. Follow the journey on homeontheroadproject.com and on Facebook and Twitter @homeontherd.
Ford Beckmanis a contemporary artist, born inColumbus, Ohio in 1952.Beckman's work has been exhibited internationally and is included insuch notable public collections as Panza Collection, Italy; SaatchiCollection, London; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; SanFrancisco Museum of Modern Art; Israeli Museum,Jerusalem; EsslCollection, Vienna; the Denver Art Museum and the Whitney Museum ofAmerican Art, New York. Beckman started his career out of college working in the Fashion industry. He successfully started and developed fashion lines that eventually brought him from Tulsa, OK where he was living and working in the late 70s, early 80s, to New York, working with international greats. His interest in painting [...]
Maloney Fine Art is a fantastic little gallery in the Culver City art scene of Los Angeles, CA that always carries a unique selection of some of the best up-and-coming contemporary art in LA. The other unique factor about this particular little spot is that the owner, Michael Maloney, is a reseller of many fantastic contemporary artists from decades past including Andy Warhol, Donald Judd, Robert Mapplethorpe, Josef Albers, and some more recent well known artists like Malick Sadibe, chinese artist Zhang Huan, George Stoll, and Zadik Zadikian. Currently, Maloney is hosting a show with Angeleno artist Danny First. As First's first solo show, they're [...]
Play it Forward'sFIGHT BACK Concertwas a complete success!! From the community RAISING OVER $100k, to Executive Producers, Josh Smith and Stevie Riolo bringing the theme for the show to a head, and Josh's version of "Hallelujah" - sung with the West Coast Singers choir for the Luminaria Ceremony at the end of the night! We will be uploading more photos and videos from the concert itself, but to start here are a few photos from the daytime performers:The Tokens, Isaiah MacMenami, Jennifer Sombrotto, and Lonesome Highway