Eric Smidi Smith, born January 27 1960 in Covington, Kentucky. Smidi is a self taught musician. His interest in music started in 1968. Smidi primary instruments are the Bass and Lead guitars. The name SMIDI derives from MIDI (musical, instrument, digital, interface) Smidi joined the US Air Force 1981and he retired as an E6 in 2001. During his military career Smidi auditioned and was selected to tour as the lead guitarist with the Air Force - Tops-N-Blue Entertainment Showcase Group. In 1990 Smidi was assigned to Nellis AFB, Nevada where he was introduced to MIDI instruments and equipment. He quickly learned that he could sequence all of the musical instruments from a common computer source. Since discovering the use of MIDI equipment in 1992 Smidi has sequenced music tracks for well known artist i.e. Leon Haywood, Spice 1, New Birth, and Clay Hammond. Smidi produced the music for songs in the movies Love Beat The Hell Outta Me 2000, Gang Tapes 2003 and HEROS 2008. Smidi also produced the theme song track for The Venetian Wheel Deal Game Show on the Las Vegas Strip.
Smidi has approximately 2000 created original instrumental music tracks in his music catalog, and over 1086 registered song titles with ASCAP. His goal is to achieve recognition as a well rounded successful musician in multiple genres.
Smidi Beats - Background Music Placements:
1) E Entertainment - The Girls Next Door, Seasons 3, 4, and 5, Kendra, and Daily 10
2) The History Channel - Modern Marvels
3) WGN America - Funniest Pets & People
4) A&E Network - Manhunters Fugitive Task Force
5) HGTV - Free Style, Designed to Sell and Curb Appeal
6) Nickelodeon – Huis Anubis
7) FOX Sports Network - Huskies All Access
8) FLN - Three Sheets
9) Travel Channel - Vegas Revolution Extravagance
Smidi is currently producing music tracks for several up and coming artist projects i.e. Geno G-Love Stanley, J.B The Don, 5 Star, Anonymous and ParaGraFFz just to name a few.
Contact: Eric “Smidi” Smith AKA Smidi Beats at ESmith702@aol.com for all of your Music Production needs. Visit www.soundclick.com/smidibeats and check my 99 cent download beats. My beats are sold royalty free and non-exclusive.
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