Welcome to Copper #58!
Every May I wonder how the phrase "May Day" became a distress call. Now I know---and it's a disappointingly mundane explanation. Sometimes everyday life is so...everyday.
Our friend Rudy Radelic brings us more coverage of Axpona. Rudy covers some of the many areas I missed...and provides far better pics. Time for a new camera, Leebs!
Dan Schwartz’s interview with legendary promoter/raconteur Rikki Farr concludes here, covering the Isle of Wight Festival, acting, boxing, and much more.
Larry Schenbeck goes off the farm a bit with a look at a local record store; Dan Schwartz has such spilkies over his audio system yet again; Richard Murison writes about DeVriend's Beethoven cycle, and the kind folks at Native DSD offer discounts on downloads of the cycle; Jay Jay French continues his series on his guitar influences, with Keith Richards,Chuck Berry,and---Mike Kagan?!? Roy Hall learns that when the boat is rocking.... Anne E. Johnson brings us indie singer/songwriter Heather Maloney; Woody Woodward looks back at Hoagy Carmichael; and I look at dueling audio shows and legendary '60s manufacturer Hadley Labs. Anne also writes about Schubert's Die Schöne Müllerin in Something Old/Something New.
Industry News brings some surprise news from the analog world coming from SME and Shure, as well as the latest chapter of the endless saga of Gibson Brands .
Thanks for reading, and see you next issue!