Beginning next issue, your editor is going to take a little bit of a break. We’ll still be publishing every two weeks, but through the rest of the summer and early fall Copper will have a greater percentage of legacy content along with some new articles, including material written by yours truly. The wonderful Copper staff and myself have worked extremely hard to make it the publication you enjoy today, and I haven’t taken a vacation in over 10 years, so it’s time to take the foot off the accelerator for a lap or two.
In this issue: PS Audio’s very own Alvaro Reyes went to a Taylor Swift Eras Tour concert, and was impressed – to say the least. Stuart Marvin talks with writer/director/producer Bill Pohlad about the Dreamin’ Wild movie, the story of Donnie and Joe Emerson and their rediscovered album of the same name. Ray Chelstowski interviews Juliana Hatfield about her new album of Electric Light Orchestra songs. Jeff Weiner pays another visit to the Musical Instrument Museum. Harris Fogel looks back at CES 2023, with lots of photos as usual. The Cable Doctor, Ken Sander, makes more house calls.
J.I. Agnew restores a classic Thorens TD160 turntable in his quest for accurate record reproduction. Larry Jaffee has grown to like his parents’ music. Andrew Daly talks with Mandy Clarke, bassist extraordinaire for Bombskare and KT Tunstall. Anne E. Johnson enjoys the versatility of bluegrass fiddle legend Vassar Clements, and channels England’s musical history with Benjamin Britten. We run Part Three of FIDELITY magazine’s coverage of the Munich HIGH END 2023 show, with a focus on loudspeakers. Cut, print, it’s a wrap for Issue 194 with a not-so-modern engineering marvel, avian and canine Elvis fans, and…Bert Lahr in Carbonite?
J.I. Agnew, Ray Chelstowski, Andrew Daly, Harris Fogel, Jay Jay French, Tom Gibbs, Roy Hall, Rich Isaacs, Anne E. Johnson, Don Kaplan, Ken Kessler, Don Lindich, Stuart Marvin, Tom Methans, B. Jan Montana, Rudy Radelic, Tim Riley, Wayne Robins, Alón Sagee, Ken Sander, John Seetoo, Russ Welton, Adrian Wu
Ivan Berger, Steven Bryan Bieler, Steve Kindig, Ted Shafran, Bob Wood
“Cartoon Bob” D’Amico
James Whitworth, Peter Xeni
James Schrimpf, B. Jan Montana, Rich Isaacs (and others)
Audio Anthropology Photos:
Howard Kneller, Steve Rowell
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