After an inquiry from Aussie Kristen Wehlow, an art lover and event producer from Brisbane, Queensland, pops up on RAW's Facebook page, the RAW team begins chatting logistics about bringing the new concept down under!
In the summer of 2012, RAW Australia opens its doors for the first time to a sold out showcase. Today, RAW Australia has an office in Sydney, led by the same FB messenger, Kristen Wehlow. RAW Australia hosts showcases in 10 cities across the country.
RAW introduces the RAWdio podcast, an online forum where RAW artists are interviewed about their creative journeys and upcoming showcases.
Hosted by Jesse F. Daniels, the podcast produces hundreds of episodes. Later, RAWdio evolves into a 24-hour music streaming service and most recently, the Spotlight Spotify Playlist features RAW musicians from around the world.