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Kevin Laskey
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Attends Princeton University
Lived in Princeton, NJ
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After a day of not so happy news, why not curl up with a literary chili cheeseburger?

http://www.npr.org/2011/07/24/137788995/yo-bro-belly-up-to-the-bar-and-recite-broetry
Brian McGackin says his new collection of poetry, Broetry, is for people who don't like poetry: dudes. The book draws inspiration from writers not necessarily known as broets: Robert Frost, who crafte...
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Sad but true
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This cover has caused quite a stir in the new classical community this week, for good reason as you can see. What does it mean, especially when the music gets involved?

http://southofdowntown.blogspot.com/2011/07/run-from-cover.html
Run From Cover. This photo has caused more than a dull uproar since its posting Wednesday afternoon. It's a bit of a surprise considering Steve Reich isn't a name that really inspires anger an...
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Independent of a value judgment of the music or the use of the picture, it's become distracting. Now the piece has this context of controversy surrounding it that dilutes Reich's intention in writing the music. I'm not going to be able to think of the composition without also thinking, "Isn't that the album with the cover that caused a bit of a hullabaloo?"
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Introduction
I have a Schroder-like ability to change the subject of any conversation to music in 10 seconds.

And am not ashamed.
Education
  • Princeton University
    Music, 2008 - present
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Write music, play music, and write about people playing music
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  • National Public Radio
    Intern, Weekend All Things Considered, 2011 - present
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Princeton, NJ - London - Washington, DC