Issue 88

Opening Salvo: Half a Year, Half a Year, Half a Year Gone
Welcome to Copper #88! The day this magazine goes live, July 1st, marks the halfway point in 2019. Having had a...
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Music, Audio, and Other Illnesses: TONE!
A recent conversation ‘twixt Uncle Bill and me: Me: This is great bass playing to me: httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nwqP_yoszCE   TONE! Bill:...
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The Audio Cynic: Is Audio Seasonal?
I've been a salesman or worked with salespeople most of my working life, and one thing I know is that...
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Quibbles and Bits: 20th Century Classical Music – the “Navel Gazing” Era?
In the world of Classical Music, the end of the 19th Century brought with it the end of the “Romantic...
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Twisted Systems: Here Comes The Yet Another Son
First appeared in Goldmine Magazine, edited for Copper. I recently spent 24 hours in Liverpool with my daughter Samantha on...
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Vintage Whine: The Fire
I'm going to deviate from the standard Vintage Whine topics just this once---because just as important as the heritage of...
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Music'al Notes: Napa
“Hi Dad. How would you like to be my sous chef? I’m doing a charity event in Napa and I’ll...
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Off the Charts: Deep Purple
Deep Purple was originally called Roundabout because its founder, drummer Chris Curtis, planned to have its personnel be established musicians...
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Something Old / Something New: Fanny Mendelssohn
If Fanny Mendelssohn (1805-1847) had lived at a time and place when a woman could reasonably pursue a career in...
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Featured: THE Show 2019, Part 2
[Part 1 of Jan Montana's report appeared in Copper #87---Ed.] I don't know anything about modern analog equipment, but I'd...
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Featured: Munich, Part 4
[Previous installments of our Munich coverage have appeared in Copper issues #85, 86, and 87---Ed.] We've talked about "the Munich...
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