Issue 61

Opening Salvo: Numerologist's Delight
Welcome to Copper #61! Someone, somewhere will undoubtedly be able to extract immense meaning from the numerological confection that is the date...
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Too Much Tchaikovsky: Our Annual Summer Edition
Sweet summer! Calendar-wise, it's not quite here, but musically it's already available, via new recordings of two seasonal favorites. Also...
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Music, Audio, and Other Illnesses: RootMasterSound
By now, it’s no secret that THE Show a few weeks ago was a mild bust. Too many events scheduled...
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The Audio Cynic: Anti-social Media
Despite appearances---and perhaps despite my self-description as a cynic---I try to be a live-and-let-live type. I am careful to NOT...
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Quibbles and Bits: Dispersion
“Knowledge increases by diffusion, and grows by dispersion” – Daniel J. Boorstin One thing that audiophiles regularly fail to grasp...
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Twisted Systems: Guitar Influences, Part 5: Mick Ronson
So now you are saying….”So how do you go from all these blues masters to Glam hero Mick Ronson?" Fair...
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Vintage Whine: What's a Speaker? And What's a Driver?
You know how annoying it is when you're surrounded by a group of surgeons or securities traders or physicists or...
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Music'al Notes: Belmont Park
She was a head taller than everyone else, and moved like a real thoroughbred. If anyone truly belonged at Belmont,...
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Off the Charts: Queen in the '70s
Now that the first trailers have been released for Bohemian Rhapsody, a biopic about Freddie Mercury and the band Queen,...
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Hand Picked: Hollywood Nights
[And now for something completely different: at the heart of each and every one of Christian's columns will be audio...
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Industry News: AT&T Cleared to Take Over Time Warner; Mixed News for Sears
While things are momentarily quiet in the audio biz itself, one monumental deal will likely change the landscape of media...
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The Copper Interview: Conversing With Choueiri: Part 2, Going to the Mattresses
In Part I of my conversation with Professor Edgar Choueiri, he laid out the basis of how we perceive a...
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Featured: You May See Me Tonight With an Illegal Tweak
As I threatened to do in my last column , I wrote a long review on power conditioners and power cords....
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Featured: Restoring a Historic Pipe Organ on a Budget
[John Seetoo's interview with Kamel Boutros appeared in Copper #60. This article goes into the details of some of Boutros'...
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