Issue 32

Opening Salvo: It's a Big, Big World
Welcome to Copper #32!  If you're a reader of fine print (and who amongst our readers is not?), you've probably...
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Too Much Tchaikovsky: Exiles
Last time our subject was Americans, and a varied lot they were. Who knew a person could write “American” music...
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Music, Audio, and Other Illnesses: Silence Isn't Silent
Let me tell you about Bernie Leadon. Bernie came to some notice in the late 60s, as a member, first,...
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The Audio Cynic: Cynically Yours
I won't beat around the bush: putting Copper together is a lot of work. I don't recall my exact response...
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Quibbles and Bits: Jack the Dripper
Most aspects of modern life at the personal level tend to operate on the basis of meritocracy.  The better you...
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Twisted Systems: High-End Audio Retales
I want to start this one by thanking Copper for being brave enough to publish tales about some of my...
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Behind the Glass: T.E.N.
Overdriven guitar, crashing drums and thunderous bass -- speaking generally here, these things are kind of male and testosterone leaning,...
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Vintage Whine: Horns!
If there’s a more contentious topic in audio than that of horn loudspeakers, I don’t know what it is.---Okay, that’s...
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... And Indie for All: Hannah McPhillimy
If a ukulele makes you think of 1960s Hawaiian kitsch pop, then please have a listen to Hannah McPhillimy. The...
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Music to My Ears: Toon Town!
I think  was in my teens before I realized that the couple thousand Warner Brothers cartoons I’d seen since I...
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Something Old / Something New: Thurston Moore/ Father John Misty
Album: rock n roll consciousness Artist: Thurston Moore Release: Ecstatic Peace! Records, April, 2017 Within the first two minutes of...
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Industry News: Neil Young---Again?
[In last issue's Industry News, I mentioned that following the decline and perhaps-demise of Pono, Neil Young had come on...
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Featured: Becoming a Curd Nerd
When I was eleven years old, Santa left a fondue machine and half a wheel of stinky French cheese in...
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Featured: Axpona: Up Your Game, Exhibitors!
While watching Stereophile’s video of 2017 CES impressions, Peter McGrath of Wilson Audio made a comment  (at 1:48) that some...
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Featured: Audiophile Therapy
Do you remember that special feeling on the way home from a great concert? If you’re like me, you hardly...
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In My Room: A Joyful Experience
A friend and I would walk into hi-fi stores back in the day, and hope to be left alone in...
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Parting Shot: Taste the weather
Mmmmm, summer's just around the corner. You can almost taste it!