Featured RAWdio Artists

Troy Ramey

From the smooth stylings of Sam Cooke to the lyrical beauty of Curtis Mayfield, soul music is rich in tradition, highlighted by an authenticity that few artists possess today. Part crooner, part troubadour and all storyteller, Troy is pure, unequivocal soul, evoking memories with each note he sings. With unbridled emotional power, he has an inherent ability to reveal his pain and draw you into his music.

Olivia Frances

Cincinnati native, Olivia Frances is a 20-year-old singer-songwriter and musician with a sunny disposition. Wisdom shines through her folky pop-country musical creations, which is obvious to listeners on her newest album, Evergreen, which serves as a follow-up to her 2013 debut album Back To Happiness.

Trapped In Static

Made their New York City debut in 2011 as an alternative rock/indie band featuring singer/guitarist Athan Hilaki (formerly of GAD.) and drummer David Torres. Using the depth of life experiences as inspiration for their lyrics, the band strive to connect with the listener through rock-and-roll infused messages of overcoming obstacles with a tinge of sorrow-filled hope.

Indira Imani

Is a R&B / Soul recording artist and songwriter from D.C. She graduated from Berklee College of Music in 2015 and her style of music has been described as good vibes, with influences of Go-Go, Hip Hop and Soul Music. Since childhood music has been consistent in Indira's life.

Featured Programs

Real Talk with Rasaq

8am/10am/2pm/6pm PST where talk goes to get real. Listen as Rasaq Adeyemi and Meghan ‘Bogo’ Jones discuss topics from ghosting to social media ROI.

The RAWdio Podcast

9am/11am/5pm PST an in-depth look into the art. Host Jesse F Daniels interviews RAWartists to find out more about their passions, inspirations, and craft!

The Night Block

8pm - 2am PST for the Night Owls. Digging even deeper into the underground and playing tracks that only come out after dark.

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Archived RAWdio Podcasts

Masha - Ep 161

Posted on 05/30/17

On this episode of The RAWdio Podcast catch dancer, singer, visual fusion artist Masha. She talks about her 22 year dancing career, performing alongside Mariah Carey, Charlie Wilson, Jesse McCartney, Big Sean & more. Then, find out how she began to incorporate paint and visual art in her stage performances. Also, hear her latest track "Regrets"

Cesar Brodermann - Ep 160

Posted on 03/13/17

Originally from Mexico, Cesar is a freelance professional dancer and photographer based in NYC. His work has developed combining the understanding of two art form's. He believes our bodies can embody gentleness and sensibility yet have a strong desire to the unlimited possibilities that our body can reach. Get to know more about him in this RAWdio Podcast episode.

Mansell - Ep 159

Posted on 02/15/17

Mansell is a three piece band who have spent time in many different genres in the Atlanta Scene they grew up in. Coming together in early 2014, they now make music that blends their Alternative and Indie roots with the various music/art/expression that has helped form them. With members Holden Fincher (Lead Vocals/Guitar), Trent Bilodeau (Bass/Vocals), and Grayson Arias (Drums/Vocals), Mansell writes and records their music independently.

Sadia Nabila - Ep 158

Posted on 02/01/17

Get to know RAW:Canberra performing artist Sadia Nabila. She shares her unique blend of Bollywood and contemporary Western style dance. Sadia talks about how her parents influenced her and continue to do so. Plus, find out how she put together flash mobs at her university to gain recognition. Then check out her showcase at RAW:Canberra presents Cusp on Feb. 2.

Ally Ahern - Ep 157

Posted on 01/25/17

Mini but mighty RAW:Chicago musician Ally Ahern is much more than meets the eye. An edgy, yet refined visual aesthetic perfectly matches her keen ear for melody and storytelling. Listen to her track "Suffocation" and the story behind it. Plus, is a 16 song album too much? She doesn't think so. Hear why on this episode of the RAWdio podcast.

Jeffrey Thelin - Ep 156

Posted on 01/25/17

Get to know Jeffrey Thelin, founder of TEYLEEN. Listen to his process of creating art purely on iPhone and how he explores photographs and finds the geometry already present in the natural world.

Menstrual Accessory - Ep 155

Posted on 01/25/17

Vanessa Dion Fletcher employs porcupine quills, Wampum belts, and menstrual blood to reveal the complexities of what defines a body physically and culturally. She links these ideas to personal experiences with language, fluency, and understanding.

Matorin Music - Ep 154

Posted on 10/18/16

Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Andrei Matorin spent his early years studying violin and theory in Italy, Switzerland, and the United States. On this episode of RAWdio, Matorin not only delves into his beginnings in classical violin but his exposure to jazz and work in fusing the two genres together. Hear a sample of his work and his plans for the upcoming RAW: New York Verve showcase.

Corey Remington - Ep 153

Posted on 10/05/16

Get to know RAWartist Corey Remington prior to his showcase at the upcoming RAW:Orange County Verve show. Corey discusses his work locally in the Laguna Beach area as well as the tattoo designs he does on prosthetic limbs for amputees. Also, find out how he switched from the medical field into the art field and the role art college played in his life.

ITEM - Ep 152

Posted on 09/28/16

On this episode of RAWdio, Seattle based band, ITEM, talks about their RAW tour including Seattle, Portland & Southern California (Orange County). Hear their track "Fine By Me" and all about the video for the single. Also, find out how an online band ad brought these two together.

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