Issue 71

Opening Salvo: Vote!
Welcome to Copper #71! The leaves have mostly passed peak color here in the Front Range of the Rockies, meaning the dogs...
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Too Much Tchaikovsky: More Mostly Quiet Music
Have we today forgotten how to speak softly and with grace, or is the real danger that we aren’t screaming...
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Music, Audio, and Other Illnesses: Wild About Harry, Redux
[Having recently brought up J. Gordon Holt, it seems only fair that we bring up Dan's memories of the other...
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The Audio Cynic: Liminal Messages
I rarely notice ads, other than to be irritated by them. In my car, I listen to a local listener-supported...
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Quibbles and Bits: The Lion and Albert
From the 1920’s through the 1950’s, one of the most popular English entertainers was Stanley Holloway, who carved out a...
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Twisted Systems: Elton Saved My (Rock 'N' Roll) Life Tonight
Last Friday, I attended Elton John’s concert at Madison Square Garden, with amazing seats, courtesy of a good friend, Jay...
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Vintage Whine: 50 Ways to Read a Record Part 6
As we know from old issues of Popular Science and similar mags that were full of hovercraft "you can build in...
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Music'al Notes: Masumi
“Would you like to have dinner with me tonight?” “Yes,” she replied, to my great astonishment. I was on a...
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Off the Charts: The Clash
It’s one thing to help invent a genre, but it’s quite another to continue inventing and developing that genre into...
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Music to My Ears: And The Beat Goes On
I have a recurring dream. I’m standing backstage at a theater of some kind and the curtain is closed. Next...
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Industry News: What Are They Buying Back?
At this point in 2018, many will argue that stock prices are grievously inflated, and are verging on a crash,...
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Featured: BASS! How Low Can You Go? (Or: Another Take on RMAF)
This article’s title was taken from the great Chuck D who reprised his vocals for the 1991 Public Enemy/Anthrax video...
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Featured: Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2018 Part 2
As pointed out in the last issue of Copper, the biggest news at RMAF 2018 had to do with the...
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