Issue 28

Opening Salvo: Second Verse, Same as the First
The first year of Copper saw the mag start from scratch and grow to 9,000 subscribers through steady, consistent growth....
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Too Much Tchaikovsky: Five Uneasy Pieces
It is not pretty, any of it. But its maker, Arnold Schoenberg (1874–1951), found its making necessary. By reinventing the...
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Music, Audio, and Other Illnesses: Breaking Glass
To pick up the story: Shortly after I first heard Steve Reich, I heard Philip Glass, maybe the same week...
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The Audio Cynic: Murders and Acquisitions
As a callow child waaay back in the early '60's, I became obsessed with two closely-related themes: seeing the unseen,...
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Quibbles and Bits: The Absolute Sound
Let me describe something I was very fortunate to be able to try one time, but which very few of...
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Vintage Whine: Spica, Part 3
[We started our look back at speaker manufacturer Spica in Copper #26, with an overview of the company's products. In Copper...
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Industry News: Sound United Acquires D+M; Control 4 Acquires Triad
Sound United Announces Acquisition of D+M Group [Who are the heavy hitters in the audio biz today? It could be...
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Featured: The Answer Man
Your questions - My answers Following up from Copper # 26, where readers were asked to pick from a list...
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In My Room: Humble but Beautiful
My current system has evolved during the past year and although a humble vintage set up, I'm rapt with its...
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Parting Shot: Columbine
PS Audio is nestled up against the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado. The state flower is the Columbine,...
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