Issue 34

Opening Salvo: Wiser? Or Just Older?
Welcome to the 34th issue of Copper! As I approach yet another birthday, I'm struck by the changes that come...
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Too Much Tchaikovsky: Are We Having Fun Yet?
A word of explanation: My next column will be devoted entirely to music by György Kurtág (b. 1926), the Last...
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Music, Audio, and Other Illnesses: It Was 50 Years Ago....
… a couple days ago. Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band was released, and the world has been changed ever...
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The Audio Cynic: Shhhh....
What was that movie--- where if you fell asleep, you died? Getting home after a long flight is similar: if...
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Quibbles and Bits: Not Patently Obvious
And now for something completely different – a brief detour into an area which is not especially audio-related, but which...
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Behind the Glass: Talent Swarm, Part 2
At my live video recording studio, I would on occasion find myself recording the same guys or gals in different...
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Vintage Whine: Horns, Part 3
In our last issue we concluded with a mention of the Shearer horn and its influence on subsequent theater systems...
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... And Indie for All: Andy Suzuki
& The Method
Labels don’t attach easily to the music of Andy Suzuki & The Method. You might call it pop leaning toward...
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Something Old / Something New: The Mountain Goats
Album: Goths Artist: The Mountain Goats 45 RPM - 3 LP Deluxe Edition Release: Merge records, May, 2017 Goths is...
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Industry News: No Love For the Shack
and Sears Continues in Freefall
Last Chance For Store Closing Deals At Your Neighborhood RadioShack! Come Innovate With Us One Last Time RADIOSHACK CLOSING ITS...
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Featured: A Dedicated Listening Room
Even if you want and can afford a dedicated room, there’s something to consider if you don’t live alone… Going...
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Featured: Munich!
When is a show not a show? When it's a scene, maybe? I admit to being----well, hell, blase' doesn't begin...
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Featured: Schwartz Tours the LA Audio Show
I had about half a day, Friday, at the Los Angeles Audio Show (the show ran June 2nd-4th at  the Sheraton...
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Parting Shot: Mountain Pass
Winter makes a last-ditch effort to hold on.