9 episodes

Hosted by Em Burrows (WAM, RTRFM) and presented by West Australian Music (WAM), Wide Open Road features a series of in-depth interviews with iconic members of WA's contemporary music scene across the decades. The series provides a rare insight into the personal stories and lived experiences of some of WA's greatest music contributors.

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Hosted by Em Burrows (WAM, RTRFM) and presented by West Australian Music (WAM), Wide Open Road features a series of in-depth interviews with iconic members of WA's contemporary music scene across the decades. The series provides a rare insight into the personal stories and lived experiences of some of WA's greatest music contributors.

    Episode 1: KUČKA

    Episode 1: KUČKA

    West Australian producer/singer/songwriter Kučka (Laura Jane Lowther) makes captivating and ethereal electronic pop music. She has worked with a host of internationally renowned artists such as A$AP Rocky, Vince Staples, Vegyn, and Flume. She joined Em via Zoom to chat about life in LA, collaborations, her latest track ‘Contemplation’, and the creative process.



    Hosted by Em Burrows (WAM, RTRFM)

    Recorded via Zoom, 2020.

    Presented by West Australian Music (WAM)

    • 23 min
    Episode 2: Grace Barbé

    Episode 2: Grace Barbé

    Perth’s queen of Afro-Kreol, Grace Barbé, is a multi-award winning singer/songwriter whose live performances compel audiences to “shake their coconuts”! Grace is also a school music teacher and supports emerging artists through her record label,...

    • 25 min
    Episode 3: Dave Faulkner

    Episode 3: Dave Faulkner

    WA music icon Dave Faulkner joined Em via Zoom to chat in-depth about all things Hoodoo Gurus, The Victims, growing up in Belmont, having a father with post-war PTSD, and his brand new anti-Trump song....

    • 49 min
    Episode 4: Eduardo Cossio

    Episode 4: Eduardo Cossio

    Eduardo  Cossio is a Peruvian-born West Australian composer and improviser whose work includes music for ensembles, short-film, electro-acoustic composition and improvised performance. He is also an active writer, broadcaster, and promoter in the Perth music...

    • 31 min
    Episode 5: Jodie Regan

    Episode 5: Jodie Regan

    Head honcho of artist management company/record label Spinning Top, Jodie Regan is responsible for getting WA’s biggest musical export of the last decade, Tame Impala, to the rest of the world. She also looks after...

    • 28 min
    Episode 6: Nelson Mondlane

    Episode 6: Nelson Mondlane

    West Australian producer/singer/songwriter Kučka (Laura Jane Lowther) makes captivating and ethereal electronic pop music. She has worked with a host of internationally renowned artists such as A$AP Rocky, Vince Staples, Vegyn, and Flume. She joined Em via Zoom to chat about life in LA, collaborations, her latest track ‘Contemplation’, and the creative process.



    Hosted by Em Burrows (WAM, RTRFM)

    Recorded via Zoom, 2020.

    Presented by West Australian Music (WAM)

    • 24 min

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