Rojak: Rainy day.

Rojak is a regular collection of assorted links as well as a bulletin summarising the week (or thereabouts) on this blog.

It’s been a rainy New Year’s Day (it’s the Lunar New Year!) here in this part of the world. Happy New Year, everybody! I’ve been up and about and so this edition of Rojak is a bit late. Here we go!


Translating “Jabberwocky”. [via NYRB]

Details on the new Vampire Weekend album, Modern Vampires of the City. [via Obscure Sound]

They are not the only ones with a new album imminent: Deerhunter will be back soon too. [via Consequence of Sound]

A novel satirising Hitler hits the bestseller list. [via The Guardian]

Trailer for HBO’s Phil Spector, with Al Pacino in the lead role. [via YouTube]

Review of the Yukio Mishima biography Persona. [via Three Percent]

And let’s round off the week with some Anna Calvi. [via YouTube]


This week:



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