Issue 79

Opening Salvo: From -6 to 86 and Back Again
Welcome to Copper #79! This issue features my walkaround of the first-ever Florida Audio Expo . The turn-out was impressive, and both attendees and...
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Too Much Tchaikovsky: Purcell’s King Arthur
Merlin waves his Wand; the Scene changes, and discovers the British Ocean in a Storm, AEolus in a Cloud above:...
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Music, Audio, and Other Illnesses: It's a Lonely World, Redux
I didn’t set out to be a hired gun, but it occurred to me pretty quickly that this was the...
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The Audio Cynic: Did the Grammys Ever Matter?
Somewhere in the hazy past, I wrote that nostalgia ain't what it used to be. The cynical part of me...
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Quibbles and Bits: Audiophile Science
There is one consistent misconception that non-scientists have about science, and that is the Albert Einstein problem – the idea...
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Twisted Systems: I Hate...(Fill in the Blank)
When I’m introduced as Jay Jay French of Twisted Sister at parties or social events, the first question I’m asked...
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Vintage Whine: New Old Stock
Newbies to the audio world encounter a lot of puzzling terminology, some of which seems oxymoronic. One such term that...
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Music'al Notes: Hong Kong
On my many visits to China, I always make a point of going through or leaving from Hong Kong. Hong...
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Off the Charts: Red Hot Chili Peppers
A bass player named Flea is the group’s most stable member. But, despite all their drug-related traumas and personnel turnover,...
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Hand Picked: Any Way You Want It
Arite...let's get it out of the way, shall we? Journey is friggin' AWESOME! That's where we are going to start...
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The Copper Interview: June Millington, Part 1
Before the Runaways, before the Go-Go’s, before the Bangles - there was Fanny. David Bowie was quoted in a 1999...
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Featured: The Florida Audio Expo
I lived on the Gulf coast of Florida for 15 years, and even worked for an audio manufacturer there---VAC, in...
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