Issue 75

Opening Salvo: Happy New Year!
Welcome to Copper #75, and welcome to 2019! It truly is difficult to believe that the year is gone, but here we...
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Too Much Tchaikovsky: Telling the Story
Every picture tells a story. That’s utterly true, regardless of Rod Stewart. And if every picture can speak, so can...
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Music, Audio, and Other Illnesses: The Revenge of The White Album
By now, you know whether The White Album re-issue is for you.  I’m happy to go on record, so to...
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The Audio Cynic: 2018 Was Really Something
Over more decades in audio than I care to dwell upon, I've attended concerts and demos that assaulted not just...
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Quibbles and Bits: The Volume Of A Pizza
Numbers, and the mathematics that describe them, can help you with many interesting things, including the volume of a pizza....
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Twisted Systems: You Know It Ain't Easy, Part 1
Montreal, 1969 Over the last year or so, I have run across 2 people with incredible stories about how they...
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Vintage Whine: Fairchild, Part 1
I truly enjoy the research involved in these pieces, refreshing faded memories, absorbing facts overlooked or misunderstood in my youth,...
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Music'al Notes: Berlin Stories
KaDeWe  “How can you stand to be here after all that happened to your family?” Her name was Anna and...
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Off the Charts: Joni Mitchell
In 1943, Alberta, Canada released a musical wood sprite into the world who came to be known as Joni Mitchell....
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Industry News: Gibson: Missed It By That Much
Believe it or not, it's not over yet. Reports of Gibson Brands' emergence from Chapter 11 bankruptcy were, as it turns...
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Featured: The 50 Best Albums of 2018
For me, 2018 was a blur, and seemed to pass faster than any other year before. Was it the politics?...
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Featured: Top Dog
[There is no sexism intended by use of "man" in this piece. Luckily for the survival of humanity, insanely destructive...
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Featured: "When Did THEY Do THIS To US?"
The other day I had the opportunity to meet with a local journalist who anchors one of the local TV...
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