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The Voice: decoding the album art

The Voice: decoding the album art

Last night my bus stop was glowing with promise, with stardust. It was the campaign for the albums by the finalists in The Voice, the program that popstar Seal proclaimed as The Greatest Event in Australian Television History. (Channel 9’s hit-beyond-their-wildest-dreams is franchise reality, via the US/Europe, originating as The Voice of Holland.) The backlit […]

Voice, jump, shark? Humphries v Q & A

Voice, jump, shark? Humphries v Q & A

Last night: The Voice — has it jumped? Has the shark begun swallowing it? The smoother they polish the contestants the less interesting the circus becomes. There is always the aspect of a freak show when we watch novices and virgins begin climbing the talent pole, with mentors and costumers and staging and musical back […]