Rojak is a regular collection of assorted links as well as a bulletin summarising the week (or thereabouts) on this blog.
Barney Rosset of Grove Press fame has died. [via The New York Times]
Beach House may have a new album incoming. [via Consequence of Sound] (I’m pretty sure they do, so this is really just possible confirmation.)
In a maybe controversial move, Will Self is made Professor of Contemporary Thought at Brunel University. [via The Guardian]
Martin Amis and video games. [via The Millions]
A chunky article over at Pitchfork on rock music and embarrassment. [via Pitchfork]
On Marguerite Duras’s The Lover. [via The Paris Review]
Oh, I remember this scene. [via Conversational Reading]
I didn’t realise (much less plan it intentionally) but it was a week all about music.
- Bon Iver.
- Leonard Cohen.
- PJ Harvey.
- Jeff Beck and Buddy Guy. (And Mick Jagger.)
- And stuff that my friend will be playing.
There was also a reminder about Noise Singapore 2012.