To Be Determined

Classic Yes in High-Resolution Digital

Now that my digital music system has been hitting on…

Two Outstanding New Releases…and a Repackage of a Great One

Joni Mitchell – Archives – Vol. 1: The Early Years (1963-1967)…

Two Big Hits…and a Definite Strikeout!

Smashing Pumpkins – Cyr Smashing Pumpkins was one of my favorite…

A Classic Reissue and Three Great New EPs

Booker T. & the M.G.’s – McLemore Avenue (50th Anniversary Edition)…

A Cool Remix, and Three Interesting EPs

This is the time of year when traditionally there aren’t…

Crate Digging — 2021 Style

Once again, we’re at that time of year where there…

Two Cool EPs and a Sad Tribute to a Fallen Son

Death Cab for Cutie – The Georgia EP Seattle-area band Death…

New Releases: One Disappointing, One Overproduced, and a Great One!

Steven Wilson – The Future Bites When Steven Wilson released his…

Three Excellent New Albums By Bands That Had Flown Under My Radar!

Mogwai – As The Love Continues Mogwai is a Scottish band…

Black Sabbath Mark II: Deluxe Edition Reissues

My experiences with Black Sabbath go all the way back…

Two Classic Albums from Jazz’s Elder Statesmen, and a Zappa High-Res Remaster

Charles Lloyd & the Marvels – Tone Poem 83-year-old saxophonist Charles…

Down the Rabbit Hole of SACD Ripping and DSD Extraction

I’m a firm believer in fair use when it comes…

Dreaming…of Effortless DSD Streaming!

Last issue I wrote about finally figuring out how to…

Ditching the Digital Disc Player and Embracing the Stream

I do intend to get back to the normal record…

Classic Yes in the Digital Age

  My love for the band Yes goes all the…

Four Classic Holiday LP Reissues From Sony Legacy

We’re taking a break from the usual new release record…

Streaming Digital Audio Via the I²S Connection

I’ve talked a lot in recent articles about ditching the…

Newly-Released SACD Discs Worth Checking Out

I’ve been on this converting SACDs to DSD files binge…

An Exploration Into Digital Audio File Compression

    I first got into digital file streaming about…

More SACD Reviews of New Releases

    The Doobie Brothers – What Were Once Vices Are…

An I²S Follow Up…And More Steven Wilson Remix/Remasters

In my article in Copper Issue 141 I talked about…

Bob Dylan – Springtime in New York: The Bootleg Series Vol. 16/1980-1985

This issue, I’m focusing on a single release, Bob Dylan’s…

King Crimson – Red (40th Anniversary Steven Wilson Remix/Remaster)

I know, I’m pretty much late to the party with…

Johnny Cash – Bear’s Sonic Journals: Johnny Cash at the Carousel Ballroom, April 24, 1968

Once again, I’m focusing on a single outstanding record; this…

A Meditation on Ditching My Large Audio Setup with the AudioEngine HD4 Powered Loudspeakers

AudioEngine makes some darn fine powered loudspeakers. Brady Bargenquast, AudioEngine’s…

Gustard’s X16 Digital-to-Analog Converter – My New Standard for Moderately-Priced DACs

In Copper’s last issue, I talked about possible upcoming changes…

Further Analysis: the Gustard X16 and Stellar GainCell DACs, and is Roon Really All That?

In Copper Issue 150, I shared my review of the…

Improving Digital Streaming with a Gigabit Ethernet Media Converter System

I’ve been involved in digital music streaming for around eight…

What Music Do You Play to Show Off Your System?

On NewYear’s Day, my daughter and her family came over…

Three Winners and One Clear Loser

Brandy Clark – Your Life is a Record Brandy Clark…

Papa’s Got a Real Mixed Bag

Rickie Lee Jones – Kicks I have loved Rickie Lee…

Batting .800

Rodney Crowell – Texas I grew up in the red…

Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad

I’ve just started working with an independent jazz distributor from…

Four Hits, One Miss

Iggy Pop – Free I have a fairly esteemed level…

Three Wins and a Loss

The Beatles – Abbey Road – Anniversary Edition When the…

Three Winners, A Loser – And One That Might Have Been!

The Replacements – Dead Man’s Pop 1989 found the Replacements…

Three Hits and a Big Miss!

The Stooges – The Stooges (50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition) When…

Three Solid Hits!

David Bowie – Space Oddity (Tony Visconti 2019 Remix) David…

Looking to the Future, Revisiting the Past

With this issue we celebrate Copper Magazine’s 100th issue, which…

Some Winners, and a Complete Snooze

Miles Davis Quintet – The Legendary Prestige Quintet Sessions Miles…

Re-Examining Pink Floyd in the Post-Roger Waters Years

This issue, I’m focusing on a single release, Pink Floyd’s…

Crate Digging, Part 1

Generally this particular time of year, there’s typically not a…

Crate Digging, Part II

More crate digs, and leading off with a couple of…

Four New Records of Introspection…and a Little Melancholy!

All the albums I’m reviewing this time express in some…

Five New Releases, No Losers

[Starting in this issue—well, right here, right now—I’m pleased to…

Three Clear Winners

Roger Eno/Brian Eno – Mixing Colours Everyone knows Brian Eno;…

A Quartet of Outstanding New Releases

I’ve been away for a few issues; and besides, there…

Two New Releases, and Three Catalog Titles Reissued

Rush – Permanent Waves – Fortieth Anniversary Edition Permanent Waves…

Three Great Records and a “Good” One

Norah Jones – Pick Me Up Off the Floor Norah…

The Rolling Stones in High(ish) Resolution

I’m focusing on several “high resolution” releases by the Rolling…

Four Solid Hits!

Sophia Portanet – Freier Geist Sofia Portanet is of Spanish…

Two Classics Remastered, and Two Up-and-Coming Artists

AC/DC – Back in Black (24/96 Edition) Early 1979, AC/DC…

Three Outstanding New Releases…and a Couple of Pretty Great EPs

Jaga Jazzist – Pyramid Pyramid is the seventh studio album…

An Undiscovered Guitar God, a Remake, a Reissue, and a Future Classic

Walter Trout – Ordinary Madness Walter Trout is a blues…

Finally, A Stones Reissue Done Right, and Three Other Winners!

The Rolling Stones – Goats Head Soup 2020 Deluxe Edition Late…

Three Winners, and an Interestingly Odd Remake of a Classic

John Coltrane – Giant Steps (60th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition…

Three Great New Records…and Waters Can Still Play Pink Floyd

Roger Waters – Us + Them Us + Them documents…

Four Great Albums – One Just Sounds Terrible

Japandroids – Massey F*cking Hall Japandroids is an indie/post-punk duo from…
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