Issue 93

Opening Salvo: It's Showtime!
Welcome to Copper #93! By the time you read this, the Rocky Mountain Audio Fest will have come and gone. We'll...
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Too Much Tchaikovsky: Standard Time
It may seem like I seldom devote space here to repertoire favorites, e.g., Top Twenty World’s Greatest Concertos. Why is...
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Music, Audio, and Other Illnesses: From Wallkill to Bethel
When last we met, I put forth my guess as to one of two reasons Woodstock, despite being the largest...
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Vintage Whine: Drive, He Said Part 2
In Part 1, Copper #92, we looked at idler-wheel turntable mechanisms. In this article, we'll look at belt-drive turntables. The original...
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Music'al Notes: Muggings
It was the jostling that alerted me. I looked down and saw a hand removing money from my pocket. This...
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Off the Charts: The Killers
Until the Killers came on the scene, the phrase “Las Vegas music” tended to conjure up images of late-career crooners...
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Revolutions Per Minute: How Records are Made, Part 2: Plating and Pressing
The disk mastering stage, discussed in detail in the previous issue, was the last stage permitting intentional changes to the...
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Music to My Ears: NRBQ
In 1966 two kids who were not being watched carefully started a garage band in their hometown of Shively, KY....
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Trading Eights: Emily Remler: Eight Great Tracks
When Emily Remler was a kid in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, she tried out her brother’s Gibson guitar and loved it....
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To Be Determined: Batting .800
Rodney Crowell - Texas I grew up in the red clay hills of rural North Georgia; country music is in...
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In My Room: A Turntable of my Own, Part 4
[Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 of this story were featured in Copper #90 , #91, and #92---Ed.] You...
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