New Song “I’ll Risk It All (feat. ART A Reasonable Truth)” Discusses Feelings in Isolation by Sonanze

It was winter 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio the days that dynamic duo on several music tracks Sonanze and ART A Reasonable Truth (originally Trippy T) would get together and record music in a basement with instrumentals that Ukrainian talent Mikhail Sinenko would make with Anthony “Rory” Tran, including score music for Tran’s debut full-length film Obliquity: Imagery of the Unknown. With a Europop-type vibe on most tracks as well as orchestral sounding tunes, the two finally got together to collaborate on a song.

Sonanze (Sinenko) would make the sounds and even wrote verses lyrically to the previously unreleased demo “I’ll Risk It All” while ART (Tran) wrote the chorus and performed some of the raps already written for him. Together, they created the song that fits even moreso into today’s world while many people are in isolation, unable to do normal every day things due to the worldwide coronavirus pandemic we are dealing with: COVID-19 and how it feels to want that human connection of a love that’s waiting for us to find.

Image by Frenzy Photos.
Graphic design by Anthony T. Tran

Being in quarantine makes us long for more of a human connection and even though many of us cannot create with a team like we used to, we all hope to build greater connections when free of this situation.


ART A Reasonable Truth’s current discography at areasonabletruth.bandcamp.com below includes exclusive releases.

You can hear more of Sonanze on soundcloud as well as ART A Reasonable Truth on most major music platforms with his debut album Centerpiece, where Sonanze also created the instrumentals for the tracks “Get Down With It!”, “IDGA$” and “Jubilant Soul”. ART hopes to finish his original first album with 21 tracks almost all conceptualized that Sonanze created the music for entirely himself. They were in their early 20’s when this project began.


YouTube premiered it as well as the areasonabletruth.bandcamp.com page exclusively and the lyrics can be found at both.

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Celebrate ART A Reasonable Truth’s Birthday & Black History Month – “The Recipe ft. Ayem” Music Video

Happy Birthday Anthony ‘Rory’ Tran aka ART A Reasonable Truth who just released his new music video, second single to Centerpiece called “The Recipe ft. Ayem”. Although the subject matter doesn’t really have to do with food per se, the video itself showcases lyrical undertones of one being such a “recipe”, one of the more parallel coorelations to the concept album as it showcases a look at our world with catatonic behavior. Featuring Ayem with a sick verse, we also celebrate Black History Month with our team.

Get the single on iTunes, Google PLAY, Amazon, Bandcamp and more!

In the video, ART states that a lot of medical issues happened to him while on this journey to the point of a sleep study. Scientists are shown taking samples of him and building “versions” of him to control as their own “recipes” and brainwashing them to adhere to technology.

Get the single at areasonabletruth.bandcamp.com

The idea has similar relation to Anthony Tran’s latest short film QK-Hilltop (coming very soon) that deals with real-life government experiments in the 1950’s.

What do you think of the new hip-pop video and song for 2019? Here is also a behind the scenes look at filming it via the rory-man’s snapchat story.

Support local and independent artists and be the recipe yourself! ART says he plans on starting performance runs this year. For his next music video “Get Down With It!” we are looking for extras and dancers. Email AReasonableTruth@gmail.com with picture and why and how you want to be involved.

Anthony Tran and Dustin James Discuss “Obliquity: Imagery of the Unknown” Delay on “My Ex-BFF Court”

Thursday today, if you own the Snapchat app, you can search the Discover page for “My Ex-BFF Court” and see Anthony ‘Rory’ Tran (ART A Reasonable Truth) and Dustin James (Cat Magick) as they go to “pretend” court over a matter of film making and friendship in season 1 episode 12 of the new show by Snapchat TV and Vertical Networks.

The preview:

The premise is simple. Tran began production on Trippy Tran Films’ debut feature film project Obliquity: Imagery of the Unknown in 2009, shooting 1 scene and finishing the script. It took until 2012 to complete production due to actors quitting, 3 re-writes and also to help co-produce with writer/producer Christopher Wesley on his supernatural thriller feature Devil’s Point. A lot of things happened during that process and eventually in winter of 2013, the movie premiered as a 2 1/2 hour cut in a local theater selling almost 100 tickets in 1 night.

When Tran was asked to go on a fun court show where we got to bring back a former actor and best friend who quit the project, he sent out real facebook message screen shots and more to the production co. Vertical Networks to talk about what really happened.

Watch the 12th episode of Season 1:

From side characters like Titney Spears to the character Dustin was meant to originally play: Dane Hollywood, My Ex-BFF Court will showcase the drama, the truth and the reality of what happened but also in the form of entertainment as this is technically reality television.

The reality TV truth:

What are your thoughts? Do you think the show was fair to both sides without even knowing the whole story? Who should have won the case?

Trippy Tran Films is looking for a solid feature sound designer for our 1hr45min cut of this film so we can get it out by next year. You can help donate via Paypal @trippytran or message us at TrippyTranFilms@gmail.com if you or someone you know has reasonable rates on sound design and audio mixing/mastering.

Be sure to also check out our new show | Choices | An Interactive Story – a choice-based interactive short live-action video with 4 episodes coming in beta form with episode 1 tomorrow!

News: ART A Reasonable Truth to Release New Hip-Hop Music Video “The Recipe ft. Ayem”

It’s around the holidays nearing a close to 2018 and ART A Reasonable Truth (Anthony “Rory” Tran) is planning his new music video, second single to Centerpiece called “The Recipe ft. Ayem”. Though the subject matter doesn’t really have to do with food per se, the video itself showcases the lyrical undertones of one being such a “recipe”, one of the more parallel coorelations to the concept album.

ART A Reasonable Truth in New Music Video “The Recipe ft. Ayem”

Get the single on iTunes, Spotify, Google PLAY, Amazon, Bandcamp and MORE!

In the video, ART states that a lot of medical issues happened to him while on this journey to the point of a sleep study. Scientists are shown taking samples of him and building “versions” of him to control as their own “recipes” and brainwashing them to adhere to technology and their “plan”.

The idea has similar relation to Anthony Tran’s latest directed short film QK-Hilltop (coming very soon) that deals with real-life government experiments in the 1950’s including MKULTRA, mind control, cloning and more.

Directed by Tyler Mason of Fallen Light Films in Ohio, the video is hoping for an end of year/early 2019 release.

What are your thoughts on all of this? Sound off in the comments below and be sure to connect with our page for updates and subscribe to his music YouTube channel.

“QK-Hilltop” is the 9th Original Trippy Tran Films Short Movie…And It’s A MindF*ck

Recently releasing his debut album under the artist name ART A Reasonable Truth, the “Rory Man” aka Trippy T has since been featured in Todrick Hall’s visual album “Forbidden” appearing in both “Forever” as a dancer and club kid in a dystopian future as well as a more featured role on the album track “Forbidden” video starring Jade Novah and Keala Settle (The Greatest Showman).

Watch “Forbidden” starting at 1hr4min and see Trippy T dance by the stage on the right side and stay tuned for this video after!

Also, we entered #PayMeChallenge for RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 3 front runner queen Shangela. See more of our work with the Queens and read an article about Derrick Barry compared to our icon Titney Spears – doing it again since 2008.

There are also 2 more film projects that are on the way as well as plans for shooting music videos to ART’s album Centerpiece. (If you’re in Los Angeles and want to dance or be featured, email TrippyTranFilms@gmail.com ASAP!)

After producing 2016’s Denizen, and after working on the upcoming choose-your-own path show Choices – An Interactive Story, director Anthony T. Tran has been asked to direct a short film by writer/actor Charlie Harris (Escape West Films): QK-Hilltop. An odd, yet fitting name for a movie about the continuance of 1950’s government experiments. Based on true events regarding MK Ultra and Project QK-Hilltop.

Meet Jaime Helms. Waking up in a dark room, he finds himself trapped – or is it all in his head? The journey of finding himself becomes an obstacle as the world around him begins to distort. Ringing ears and voices can make or break the experimented.

Made originally for Shape AT&T film festival and to be submitted to many more, #QKHilltop is a hallucinatory trip that demands answers by its climatic finish. Be sure to follow it on facebook.com/QKHilltop @QKHilltop and spread truth about the things that are going on that no one dares talk about. Stay trippy!

ART Premieres Hip-Hop Anthem “Ready”

When a tracks bangs such an anthem that could easily hype any sports event, be a song for going out – or even chillen, and just relating to being ready for whatever comes next, this “j-amthem” will make you want to hit that repeat button and the vocals will indefinitely get stuck in your head.

Stream/Download “Ready”

Third single “Ready” from Centerpiece album. Photography by Victor Alarcon. Digital art by Tony Soto.

In contrast to the previous 2 singles released by ART A Reasonable Truth so far, “Ready” is a bouncy hip-hop jam with such flare and pizzazz that it stands out with a self-confidence motivational message:

“Check your back, I’ll attack/Yeah I’m ready for it/From the bottom to the top/Yeah I’m ready for it/When you know what you do/Yeah I’m ready for it/Yeah – ‘Cause I’m ready for it”

Artist Anthony Rory Tran is ready to show the world what he can do with music and talent with another banger by Aaron Byrd – the man behind the beat of the “Centerpiece”single. Tran surprisingly let the mix into an Instagram advertised mixing house in New York for this track in particular wanting to collaborate with different engineers on the album for a sense of diversity. The track was mastered in Long Beach by D.M. Gremlin Studios who also worked on a majority of the tracks for the debut album Centerpiece – which is coming to all music major platforms February 9, 2018.

“Ready for something bigger than you can see/Something that can take you and believe”

Is this the new 2K18 banger? Comment your thoughts below and be sure to let everyone know – who’s ready.

ART Premieres Club Song “Get Down With It!”

Happy New Year’s Eve everyone! The new club banger by ART is sure to make lovers of dance music go wild as we bring in 2K18 with “Get Down With It!” Put on your dancing shoes and get ready to get down with it!

Stream/Download “Get Down With It!”

The instrumental beat is produced by Sonanze and has “Centerpiece” singer ART on the track laying some dirty vocals chanting:

“Get down with an altered feeling/It comes and goes on/Get down with a “won’t-stop” feeling/I know I can lose control/Get down with a monster feeling/Get down and let it go/When we begin the chain/You gotta get down on the dance floor!” 

“Get Down With It!” is a party anthem for those who like high energy dance tracks with smooth breakdowns and wild sounds that you can’t help but jump up and down to. I mean, at least my friends and I can’t stop listening. And we like “Centerpiece” but damn – this may be even better. It’s that good. 

A Reasonable Truth AKA Anthony “Rory” Tran has worked with (and plans on working with more on the an already planned second album) musician Sonanze AKA Mikhail Sinenko on this EDM anthem who also created the music tracks to “Unfreeze (2012)” and “Shimmer Of Longing” amongst many others – unlike the recent release of “Centerpiece” who was made by beatmaker A-Rhyme also known as Aaron Byrd. 

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ART Premieres New Single “Centerpiece”

The new single just dropped – and it went right down your chimney. Happy holidays! With the current state of pop music, just like the film industry, there’s been a lot of hit and misses with overplayed reboots and lackluster content (and lyrics) that seems to cater to the American dollar rather than the beauty and craft of art with the real gems lying in the underground. A new surprise has arrived: introducing ART.

Play and get the new single “Centerpiece”.

Centerpiece single art. Photo by Victor Alarcon. Digital graphic by Tony Soto.

Here at Trippy Tran Films, we believe in inspiring, motivating and making positive moves in mainstream media. We are pleased to present the new single from singer, rapper, lyricist, multi-genre artist Anthony Rory Tran who goes by the name of ART – which also stands for A Reasonable Truth, and has originally released music under the pseudonym Trippy T

Fans of pop, hip-hop, cruising-style, electronic infused music will be pleased to know a song called “Centerpiece”  is a life-jam calling everyone a centerpiece with lyrics: “Look now you’re the centerpiece/Saying everybody get like me”.

ART’s debut album CENTERPIECE is set for an early 2018 release and will have 11 original songs.

The music industry is mentioned in verse 2: “Octacables wrapped around me like a label/When it takes hold own the heart and let go” stating that octopus tentacles acting as cables can hold the ‘centerpiece’ tight and you may even go to the degree of interpreting those lyrics as people being constricted by the idea of money rather than the craft.


ART’s debut album of the same name is set to drop early 2018 with more singles to be released. What are your thoughts on “Centerpiece” as a new hit song? ART will also be featured on the new Master T.C. and the Visitors “Gotta Be Free” video set to drop in January. Hear that song here.

Exclusive behind the scenes Snapchat of the new music video “Gotta Be Free feat. ART” :

Be sure to follow our page for exclusive updates and comment your thoughts on the new pop songs. 

Visual ART Book Celebrates the Original Talent of Anthony “Rory” Tran’s 3 Years In California 

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Award-winning multi-media production company Trippy Tran Films is original, mind-bending, colorful and fresh. A “trip” around the site will show you how many projects our team’s created from short films, feature films, music videos, songs, commercials, travel Vlogs and more and just because you’ve seen one thing doesn’t mean you’ve discovered it all and trust, there’s plenty to be seen for all tastes.

See 40 Days Of Success – The Interview

Celebrating 3 years in Los Angeles after moving from Cincinnati, OH (yes, thats where Steven Spielberg is from, where Kroger is a grocery store and the birth of the first national baseball team was signed: Redlegs), the Trippy Tran Man is now in California making moves and a new visual photo art book is now available to showcase all the hard work and adventure. From our own original content to working on several more series’ plus, a look at the new promotional music of ART A Reasonable Truth aka Trippy T, the photo book is as vivid as it is informative and limited quantities are hitting the market. 

Get your copy today! Makes a GREAT GIFT!


Tran is even convinced after creating the first major community film project in Cincinnati Obliquity: Imagery of the Unknown that it brought Hollywood production companies to the city – interested in filming there after doing so much with his team since 2008. The book itself will reflect on 9 years of filmmaking including bits on the 3 he spent in Los Angeles so far.

A few pages have been released. You can order this exclusive book by emailing TrippyTranFilms@gmail.com 

Subject: 3 YEARS ART BOOK

Since this is a rarity, the price is a little high but worth it for any fan or those interested in our work. This 40 page full color photo book costs $80 to print and ship and is being sold from us for $100 with all proceeds going to the #ObliquityMovie sound mixing fund for release. Support our team and order a copy today or donate any amount via PayPal to TrippyTran@gmail.com

Be sure to check out ART A REASONABLE TRUTH with new music coming 2018.

areasonabletruth.bandcamp.com

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40 Days Of Success – The Interview with Filmmaker Anthony “Rory” Tran

Filmmaker, writer, director, producer, actor, singer, rapper, editor Anthony “Rory” Tran highlights the talents and collaborations from Cincinnati to Los Angeles including short films, feature films, commercial work and more. Includes a look at the future work of TrippyTran and ART.

Discover an in-depth look at all 40 Days Of Success!

Back in March, you may have seen #40DaysOfSuccess on social media by multi-talented filmmaker, actor, singer/rapper, DJ, etc. Anthony “Rory” Tran as each day, he posted something to be proud of in the independent film community to industry media work. Now come end of September, the Tran Man shares his experiences producing Denizen, directing/writing Wreckfest, what’s going on with Obliquity: Imagery of the Unknown and The Official Trippy Tran Films Shorts Collection, plus the new show Choices: An Interactive Story and an exclusive look at working on his debut pop album.

Something tells me this is just the beginning as grounds aren’t all covered (see the in-depth look at 40 Days Of Success above) as projects he ran camera for and DP’d like Maery Queens, The United Estates of America, PALS, and assisting photo booths for Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards aren’t mentioned here – and we can assume that it will be discussed in the future. However, there is a lot already covered in 40 Days Of Success – The Interview and fans will be pleased to know that Tran is on the move to complete new releases with this visual update.

What are your thoughts on #40DaysOfSuccess? How long until another 40 more successes are completed would you say for this ambitious film maker?

Comment your thoughts below and follow us (and Tran) on social media.

Twitter, Instagram, YouTube @trippytran @TrippyTranFilms

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Music:

http://areasonabletruth.bandcamp.com

http://reverbnation.com/TrippyT

Video Edited by Tony Soto and Anthony Tran

Original Music by Billy Burton

Wanna see Tran loosen up and interviewed in person?
See Lance “The Kaiman Guy” interview Anthony “The Rory Man” in the first of a series of 40 Days Of Success interviews and what his take on the project was. BONUS!