Issue 25

Opening Salvo: The More the Merrier
Neither rain nor snow nor CES crud nor car crashes stays these Copper couriers from the swift completion of their deadlines.......
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Too Much Tchaikovsky: Melody
Onward and upward with our New Year’s survey of musical elements. Last time, we got a start on rhythm, because...
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Music, Audio, and Other Illnesses: Courtney Hartman and the Mysterious Ghost
In October, I appeared at a 3-day event called the Fretboard Summit, on a southern California golf course, along with...
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The Audio Cynic: Leaving Las Vegas
Here's Leebens' Law of Life: Things Change. Period. THAT'S IT. You either adapt to the situation, or you violently oppose it....
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Quibbles and Bits: A Brief History of Life, The Universe, and Everything
Episode IV – A New Hope. I don’t know of anybody who has successfully made the transition from CDs to...
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Vintage Whine: Quads: 60 Years Young
For at least as long as I've been aware of the original Quad electrostatic loudspeaker--- close to 50 years now---...
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Industry News: CEO Leaves McIntosh Group; Sprint Buys Shares in Tidal
Every issue, we will present major news of the audio industry as we learn of it. Aside from expository text...
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Featured: In Praise of Domestic Tranquility
You'd think I had promoted Two Buck Chuck over Chateau Lafite Rothschild.  Some of the lads looked disappointed, others just...
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Featured: Vinyl: Vivid or Veiled?
You probably know that the vinyl LP is enjoying an incredible regeneration in interest. Not that it was ever dead...
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In My Room: Excess in Pursuit of Stereo is No Vice!
This is my second large stereo. Like its predecessor, it took a while to pull together; in this case, about...
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Parting Shot: Maroon Bells
One of the most iconic Colorado spots for photographers to gather in the early morning hours in fall, Maroon Bells...
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