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Rojak: Last supper.

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

Assorted

There is this about Imre Kértesz over at the Quietus. [via the Quietus]

See the trailer of Cormac McCarthy and Ridley Scott’s The Counsellor. [YouTube, via cinemablend.com]

Julianna Barwick’s Nepenthe is out. [via Pitchfork]

The Station to Station project features the likes of Ariel Pink, Giorgio Moroder, and Beck doing some really cool-sounding things on trains. [via Station to Station]

Cass McCombs will have a new album, Big Wheel and Others, released soon. [via Pitchfork]

New Camus play discovered. [via the New Yorker] Actual play (“mimodrama”) is here. [via the New Yorker]

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And this week, we had:

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Rojak: Action figures.

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

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“For now, I’m content to conclude that there cannot be a unica because human beings are incapable of making things that don’t retain some spark of being.” On The Letters of William Gaddis. [via The American Reader]

David Lynch unveils “I’m Waiting Here”, a track off of his upcoming album The Big Dream, featuring Lykke Li. [via YouTube]

Daft Punk action figures: Bangalter and Guy-Man.

An interview with Renata Adler. [via The Guardian]

David Cronenberg’s influences. [via A Piece of Monologue]

Also at A Piece of Monologue, a Samuel Beckett chess set. [via A Piece of Monologue]

Beck performs Song Reader with a host of other famous people, including Jarvis Cocker, Charlotte Gainsbourg, and Franz Ferdinand. [via Consequence of Sound]

Finally, an interview with Paul Muldoon. [via The White Review]

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Sound and vision.

Beck covers David Bowie’s “Sound and Vision” with a 167-piece orchestra. [via YouTube]

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Rojak: Sleepy Sunday.

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

Good day, one and all. It’s a sleepy day over here because of football last night. Let’s catch up on the world with a few links and such.

Assorted

Aleksandar Hemon on Jorge Luis Borges’s “Funes the Memorious”. [via The Daily Beast]

While we’re on the topic of Borges, here is a quote. [via New Directions Publishing]

Joseph Brodsky reads you a love poem. [via YouTube]

“I’m literally crying right now. I’ve been working on this on-and-off all day, arguing at ALTA people, stressing about the conference, and repressing the fact that Michael’s death is extremely sad and that I may never meet anyone this amazing, this giving, this selfless again my life.” Over at Three Percent, Chad Post writes about the late Michael Henry Heim. [via Three Percent]

Beck remixes Philip Glass for 20 minutes of awesome. [via Pitchfork]

Interview with two members of Ultraísta. [via Consequence of Sound]

Here is a list of banned books and how they were banned. [via the American Library Association]

Finally we end off with this short interview with Perfume Genius about his new video for “Take Me Home”. [via Pitchfork]

Here is said video: [via YouTube]

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This past week on WKLC:

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Rojak: Before school.

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

Yup, school begins again tomorrow. Here’s your last dose of Rojak before that happens.

Assorted

Beck will release his new album through McSweeney’s in December 2012. Called Song Reader, it asks you to play it in order to bring it to life. [via McSweeney’s]

Chatting with Annie Janusch, who translated Wolf Haas’s Brenner and God into English. [via Melville House]

A graphic essay on Thomas Bernhard. [via A Piece of Monologue]

While we’re there, A Piece of Monologue also points us to The Blue Velvet Project, which is a frame-by-frame analysis project of the David Lynch film. [via A Piece of Monologue]

LCD Soundsystem concert film, Shut Up and Play the Hits, to arrive on DVD and Blu-Ray. [via Consequence of Sound]

Interview with Liza Klaussmann, who has her debut novel Tigers in Red Weather out from Picador and is also the great-great-great-granddaughter of Herman Melville. [via The Guardian]

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In a visual art-heavy week on WKLC:

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