Natalie Rhea is an independent filmmaker and photographer, with a strong focus on story-driven documentaries and music video production. She is originally from Fort Worth, where she earned her film degree at Texas Christian University, and now resides in Austin with her husband, Sam Riggs. During her time as a radio deejay, she was inspired by the artists coming in studio and took her art deep into the heart of the Texas Music scene. Check out her work at http://natalierhea.com.
Texas Music Favorites Make Rolling Stone’s Top 10 List for 2015
It's extremely exciting when some of our favorite artists here in the Texas Music scene get some national face time ... especially from such a world-renowned magazine like Rolling Stone. Not Rolling Stone Country... Rolling Stone!
Our Top 5 Picks: Texas Artists That Will Dominate 2015
Throughout the history of "Texas Music" there have been certain artists that stepped forward as... "leaders" per-say. These leaders made headway for the rest of our favorite artists. In the beginning, we had Pat Green, Cory Morrow and Roger Creager step up, followed by Randy Rogers, Wade Bowen etc etc etc.
New Dirty River Boys Self-Titled Album Out Now
The new Dirty River Boys album is every bit of excellent as you would expect, and then some.
Our Top 5: Songs Covered by Texas Artists
I saw an artist perform the other day, who may or may not be on this list *cough cough* that did a phenomenal rendition of a song outside of their genre. It got me thinking about the artists in our Texas Music scene - the songs they choose to cover at their shows and why they choose those particular songs.
Help Bart Crow’s Newborn Twins
Are these not the sweetest little twins you've ever seen? Newborns River and Parsons Crow were diagnosed at 6 weeks old with RSV (respiratory syncytial virus).
One Dead, Three Injured After Stoney Larue Concert
Over the weekend, four people were run over by a driver at Big Texas Dancehall in Spring, Texas following a Stoney Larue concert. A confrontation between 2 parties in the parking lot broke out, resulting in a driver running over four persons, injuring 3 and killing 1...
This Week Only: Early Bird Sale to Larry Joe Taylor Fest!
This Week Only: Early Bird Sale to Larry Joe Taylor Fest! If I'm not mistaken, that means more money in your pocket for food and brewskis. Your ticket includes access to the uhh-mazing Chili Cook-off, a fantastic music lineup, and of course -- the time of your life.
Top 5 Music Videos of 2013
It has been quite the year for music videos in our scene -- from claymation to animation, short films and videos for a cause -- Texas Music has picked up some serious speed for high-quality videos. Needless to say, artists have their work cut out for 'em in 2014 to keep up with the pace...
Top 5 Don’t Miss Bands at MusicFest 2014 in Steamboat Springs, Colo.
Many of you are braving the cold and heading out to Steamboat Music Fest for a kickass time at the best Texas Music rendezvous out West -- and to hear some of your favorite bands like Turnpike Troubadours and Cory Morrow. But I'm here to tell ya, make room in your schedule to check out the following acts, you'll be glad you did.
Top Five: Best Beards in Texas Music
In honor of 'No Shave November,' I thought I would highlight a few artists on our beloved Texas Music scene that do a great job at this year round. It ain't easy… or so I've heard. Let's show some love to those fellers that do it right. See our Top 5: Best Baby Faces in Texas Music here.
Top 5: The Most Underrated Artists in Texas Music
During the unsettling discussion about the evolution of country music, Tom Petty made an excellent point during an interview with Rolling Stone: “I hate to generalize on a whole genre of music, but it does seem to be missing that magic element that it used to have...