What’s so crash hot about Western Australia? More to the point, what’s so crash hot about Western Australian talent? And why is there so darned much of it?
This documentary looks at the pool of talent, and the exodus, of musical graduates from our most western of states.
This film searches for answers within a labyrinth of theories, facts and opinions for just what is responsible for the sudden explosion of success in WA music. Is it the distance, the environment, the community or something else responsible for the sparkling talent pool?
Using live and archival footage, this features Perth bands of the past, the present and the future, including Eskimo Joe (pictured), End of Fashion, Sleepy Jackson and Jebediah.
Something In The Water airs 9:30pm Wednesday, 13 May on ABC2.