Issue 100 Opening Salvo: One Hundred Issues and Counting! This holiday season marks a major milestone for the magazine – the 100th issue of Copper! I’m thrilled to be...read moreToo Much Tchaikovsky: Rarities and Remembrances This TMT will appear in Copper #100 on December 16, 2019. Happy Anniversary to Copper and to all the fine...read moreMusic, Audio, and Other Illnesses: The Sound of Microphones, Redux Specifically, Neumann LDCs, or large diaphragm condensers. You know how they sound. Everybody knows how they sound. They’re the most...read moreQuibbles and Bits: Contemplating Eternity When I first started writing for Copper, my mandate was to write about digital audio. Frankly, I wasn’t sure how...read moreTwisted Systems: Bob Dylan at the Beacon Theater, November 27, 2019 All Along the Mayflower Bob Dylan at the Beacon Theater, November 27, 2019 I am still on a writing sabbatical...read moreMusic'al Notes: Erna As some readers may have noticed, the tales I write are stories of my life. Some of them, including the...read moreOff the Charts: Talking Heads: This Ain't No Fooling Around Recently I had the pleasure of seeing the live show David Byrne’s American Utopia on Broadway (more on that later),...read moreRevolutions Per Minute: Variations on a Theme of 1/4-Inch Tape In our previous episode, we had a look at the history of magnetic recording. This time, I shall focus specifically...read moreTrue-Life Radio Tales: KRIZ-AM Phoenix, "Rockin' In the Valley of the Sun" In 1973 Phoenix was hard for me to figure. Didn't seem to be much there there. Soon after I arrived in...read moreMusic to My Ears: The Gift My dear wife Diana is one of those who begin buying Christmas presents in April. Yes I know it's annoying....read moreSomething Old / Something New: Guillaume Dufay In the days when Jan Van Eyck and his ilk were painting lush portraits and still lifes in the Netherlands,...read moreTo Be Determined: Looking to the Future, Revisiting the Past With this issue we celebrate Copper Magazine’s 100th issue, which is quite a milestone of success for any publication. Here’s...read moreThe Copper Interview: John Meyer, Part Two To recap from Part One (Issue 99): John Meyer is a pioneer in the field of sound reinforcement. Meyer Sound...read moreFeatured: New York Audio Show 2019 Report: Part Two Part One of this report appeared in Issue 99. As noted in that installment: I don’t make definitive sonic judgments...read moreFeatured: Celebrating Cartoon Bob Our Bob D’Amico aka Cartoon Bob has been with Copper since the first issue was minted. He was profiled in...read moreAudio Anthropology: It's Hip to be Square [caption id="attachment_122468" align="aligncenter" width="500"] I'll bet this amplifier sounds good! From Radio-TV Experimenter, Spring 1961.[/caption]The Run-Out Groove: He Knows... Parting Shot: Jewel of California La Jolla Cove, California. B. Jan Montana drove his 1931 Cadillac V-16 here during the 2019 Concours d'Elegance.