Issue 78

Opening Salvo: It's Showtime!
Welcome to Copper #78! This first Florida Audio Expo took place over this last weekend. I'll have a report on the show...
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Too Much Tchaikovsky: Stay Hot!
Last week I finally signed up for a streaming service. First two albums I clicked on were Yuja Wang: The...
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Music, Audio, and Other Illnesses: The Most Remarkable Man, Redux
I’ve discussed a few of the heavyweight characters I encountered in my initial years as a player. But I didn’t...
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The Audio Cynic: Music is the Space Between the Notes
Depending upon whom you believe, that statement was made by either Claude Debussy or Miles Davis. I'm certainly no authority...
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Quibbles and Bits: Quantum Theory
Quantum Theory troubles many people, even some of those who actually understand it. That would include such luminaries as one...
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Twisted Systems: John Lennon: Come and Gone
[Portions of this story were originally published in Goldmine magazine—Ed.] February 7th was the 55th anniversary of the Beatles’ arriving in...
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Vintage Whine: Fairchild, Part 4
The last three Vintage Whine columns have looked at the pro and consumer audio companies owned by Sherman Fairchild, with...
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Music'al Notes: Motherwell
In the mid-sixties, I managed a furniture store in Motherwell, Scotland. Motherwell, in those days, was a steel town of...
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Off the Charts: Eurythmics
Singer Annie Lennox and guitarist David A. Stewart began working together as members of a London-based punk band called The...
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Hand Picked: Paradise by the Dashboard Light
It was his High School football coach who christened Marvin Lee Aday "Meat Loaf" due to his weight and general...
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Something Old / Something New: Élisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre
There was never a more promising time than the late 17th century to be a musician in France. King Louis...
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Industry News: Andrea Brinkmann, RIP
Brinkmann Audio is a highly-regarded German manufacturer of turntables and electronics. From the Brinkmann USA newsletter--- In Memoriam: Andrea Brinkmann...
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Featured: Audio Love
I know exactly when my love of audio began  ̶  maybe not the day, date, or hour, but the man...
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