Issue 85

Opening Salvo: Another Day, Another Plane
Welcome to Copper #85! It seems like only yesterday when I got back from Axpona---and now I've gone to and returned...
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Music, Audio, and Other Illnesses: My C-24
In one of his Paul’s Posts (“Capturing Air”), Paul McGowan mentioned my AKG C-24, and I thought I would try...
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The Audio Cynic: Consolidation
Is there such a thing as economy of scale? If you put 10 similar companies together, can you succeed by...
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Quibbles and Bits: A Murder of Symmetry
Ronnie McGill received a note, mysteriously signed “Michael Schumacher”, which offered him a friendly warning. “Vinny Spadina is figuring to...
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Twisted Systems: The Munich High End Show 2019
I attended the High End Audio Show 2019 last week in Munich, as did our esteemed Editor, Bill Leebens. We...
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Music'al Notes: Crazy Horse
“C’est mon mari!” yelled Arianne as we rushed into the kitchen to help her husband. Many years ago, I became...
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Off the Charts: Rush
Intelligent, philosophical, and complex, yet still hard-rocking enough to keep a stadium thrumming. That’s the legacy of the Canadian band...
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Make It Yourself: Kitchen Doors and Paper Horns, Part 2
Around 2006, I discovered that digital technology could be a game changer for audio reproduction. Getting full control over the...
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Trading Eights: Johnny Hodges: Eight Great Tracks
When you think of classic recordings by Duke Ellington’s big band, an important part of that sound in your head...
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Industry News: Sound United Grows Again
Sound United announced the acquisition of Onkyo's home audio division, which includes the Onkyo, Pioneer, Pioneer Elite and Integra brands....
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The Copper Interview: Jack Joseph Puig, Part 2
[Part 1 of John Seetoo's talk with engineer/producer Jack Joseph Puig was featured in Copper #84---Ed.] John Seetoo: What is...
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Featured: 363 Days in Vietnam, Part 2
[Our first installment from Michael's book, 363 Days in Vietnam, appeared in Copper # 84---Ed.] Day 119 This photo of...
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Featured: Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2019: A Fan's Minutes
Some of my biggest regrets come from agreeing to social engagements - especially those taking place during my bedtime, but...
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Featured: Munich, Part 1
After last year's High End show in Munich, I filed a fairly brief report. This year's show left me with...
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