May 16th, 2017

Introducing, RAWdio

Published in RAW Features

What began as a Podcast reaching out to upcoming artists and sonically introducing them to our network is now evolving into a 24-hour-streaming radio station.  This is RAWdio, highlighting underground musicians in a way we never have before with specialized programming and content, new talk shows, and an updated podcast series. 

All day on RAWdio hear an eclectic mix of tunes to help get you through your workday.  Broaden your musical horizons and hear upcoming music from every genre you could think of; country, pop, indie, world… In addition to hearing these amazing tracks during the day, catch specialty programming in the morning and at night.

If you're up with the sun, wake up with RAWdio in the morning from 8am - 12pm.  Hear the best music to start your day with and informational, motivational podcasts curated exclusively for those who dig the underground. And when 8pm hits, follow along as we dig even deeper underground with music curator Nick ‘Professor’ Buffington. Nick selects specialized genre and mood playlists that will perfectly accompany any event: a backyard shindig, bonfire, get-together, rendezvous, pow-wow, function, or hootenanny.  Pour yourself a drink and let The Professor take you on a subterranean journey through culture, expression, and sound. 

Some of our featured podcasts throughout the day include:  #RealTalk with Rasaq, a weekly installation where Rasaq Adeyemi and Meghan ‘Bogo’ Jones sit down and get to the bottom of professional issues that arise in our city and potentially your city (or workplace) as well.  You'll hear that at 8AM, 10AM, 2PM, and 6PM.  Also, The RAWdio Podcast, an in-depth look into the arts, where Jesse F Daniels will be interviewing RAWartists to find out more about their passions, inspirations, and craft. This airs at 9am / 11am / & 5pm.

This is just the beginning of what RAW can do for musicians.  Stay tuned for live broadcasts, more podcast programming, and specially curated events.  We want RAWdio to be known as the space where you find quality music FIRST; the initial spotlight on artists who are breaking the mold and taking their careers into their own hands.

If you want to hear your music on RAWdio, just opt in!  Head over to www.rawartists.org and, from your artist Dashboard, click the link on the bottom left that says ‘Play my music on RAWdio.'  Our main focus is getting your name out there, especially if you have a showcase coming up.  We use our radio spots to highlight our own RAW artists and the upcoming events they will be performing at. 

So here we are at the starting line.  We’re prepped in the blocks and the gun is about to go off.  We hereby officially welcome you to RAWdio.  Jets are screaming past overhead with rainbow chemicals hissing and trailing behind, there are children in the distance tossing glittery streamers and sparklers high into the air.  This is literally just the beginning, and we are thankful to have you along for the ride.  We will update this blog weekly, so keep yourself up to date here and at www.rawartists.org.

-RAWdio Team