Frankly Speaking

Will A Perfect Audio System Ever Exist?

As a hard-core audiophile, I’ve spent the better part of…

Gayle Sanders of Eikon and MartinLogan, Part Two

In Part One, Gayle talked about his formative years in…

Hearing Loss and the Need for High-End Audio

Many of us have hearing loss. I do. I used…

Confessions of a Setup Man, Part 10: No Direction Home

I was a shy kid. The fact that I was…

Steve Guttenberg: the Audiophiliac, Part One

Steve Guttenberg is the host of The Audiophiliac Daily Show,…

Steve Guttenberg: the Audiophiliac, Part Two

In Part One of this interview (Issue 125) we talked…

Confessions of a Setup Man 11: Can A System Be Too Good?

As audiophiles, we are on what can sometimes seem a…

Hanging With Les Paul

Les Paul was a tremendous influence not only on guitar…

EveAnna Dauray Manley of Manley Labs, Part One

EveAnna Dauray Manley is the president of Manley Laboratories, Inc.,…

EveAnna Dauray Manley of Manley Labs, Part Two

In Part One (Issue 129), EveAnna talked about her early…

Talking With Gayle Sanders of Eikon Audio and MartinLogan

Gayle Martin Sanders was one of the co-founders of electrostatic…

Talking With Andrew Hoffman of Audiophile Archive and Grading Services

Audiophile Archive and Grading Services (AAGS) is a vinyl record-grading…

Confessions of a Setup Man Part 12: Failed Experiments

Many audiophiles are tinkerers. We’re constantly striving to squeeze the…

Living With Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity: Davinder Bedi of RadiAsian.London

Electromagnetic fields (EMF) are all around us. We’re constantly bombarded…

Copper Listens to Copper: Stockfisch Records’ DMM Dubplate Vol. 1

Stockfisch Records is an audiophile label established in Germany in…

Cliff Chenfeld: From Razor & Tie to Kidz Bop and Beyond

We are proud to have Cliff Chenfeld as a Copper contributor.…

Confessions of a Record Collector, Part One

I wonder if a lot of Copper readers are record…

Confessions of a Record Collector, Part Two

In Part One (Issue 137) I noted that many of…

Art Dudley: A Tribute

On July 11, 2021 at Brown’s Brewing Company in Troy,…

Seeking Clarity About Transparency

Back in the 1980s or maybe earlier, “transparency” became the…

How I Met Buck Dharma of Blue Öyster Cult

When I was a teenager I wanted to be a…

James Lee Stanley: Musical Survivor

Every now and then I’m going to write about artists…

Confessions of a Setup Man, Part One

This is the first in a new series about my…

Bang, Zoom! Confessions of a Setup Man, Part Two

The higher the resolution of an audio system, the more…

Haunted: Confessions of a Setup Man, Part Three

When I was Harry Pearson’s setup man at The Absolute…

The Shows Must Go On

I never thought I’d have to write a piece like…

You’re Grounded! Confessions of a Setup Man, Part Four

Hum has no place in an audio system. It’s often…

In Memoriam: Art Dudley

The audio industry lost one of its greatest with the…

Getting It Wrong: Confessions of a Setup Man, Part Five

Audio system setup is, I feel, as much an art…

The Incalculable Influence of Kraftwerk

Kraftwerk’s influence on today’s pop music is so pervasive, the…

My Life with Harry Pearson

I worked for Harry Pearson full-time for many years in…

Introducing Octave Records: Audiophile Sound, Benefiting Musicians

Hope you don’t mind if I put on my proud-family-member…

Confessions of a Setup Man, Part Six: Sinister Stairways

What Goes Up, Must Come Down When I worked at…

Confessions of a Setup Man, Part Seven: You Can’t Have It!

When I was a few years out of college I…

Talking with Carl Marchisotto of NOLA Loudspeakers

Carl Marchisotto is the president of Holbrook, NY-based Accent Speaker…

A Visit to Audio Classics: Vintage Vibe, Modern Mojo

Founded in 1979, Audio Classics, located in Vestal, New York,…

Rumer: Nashville Tears

Rumer has one of the most beautiful and captivating voices…

Confessions of a Setup Man, Part Eight: Too Hot to Handle

When I was working at The Absolute Sound as Harry…

Confessions of a Setup Man, Part Nine: Inconsistency

Many of us know that the sound of our stereo…
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