From left to right: Julian Kirgan (Trombone), Ben Hunt (Trumpet), Eilish Wilson (Sax), Reuben Youl (Samples), Raw Deazy (Emcee), Moira Jean (Vocals), Chris CK (Emcee), Blain Fitzpatrick (Bass), Pauly Lowe (Guitar/vocals)
Appearing on the scene with their first music video ‘COINS (MEMORIES)’ which won single of the year on radioactive.fm and support from independent radio stations across the country, RAW COLLECTIVE set themselves on a path to make inspiring original music and back it up with an energetic live show.
Since then, the crew have released their debut full album 'For the Ancients' gaining critical acclaim, write ups and radio play around the world.
The last two years have seen the band hit the road with two NZ tours and a successful 5-show Australian tour in March 2019.
They have played support for acts such as TECH N9NE, Madchild, GZA’s NZ tour, Ghostface Killah...
Playing/headlining many festivals such as: HOMEGROWN, Coastella, GARDENS MAGIC, Twisted Frequency, Festival of Lights, CUBADUPA, Newtown Festival.
2018 saw Montreal producer ‘GHOSTNAUT’ join the band on keys for their summer tour, and left with a full collaboration album 'From Montreal to Welly' featuring international legends such as Rashaan Ahmaad, (Nujabes) and Mr J. Medeiros (The Procussions).
2020 is packed with releases from their up & coming album "The Good Things" recorded live at The surgery Studios.
Showcasing the bands live energy these new tracks are next level... watch out for the next single!