By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio We’ve just happily slid into spring; everything is new again–warmer, sunnier, and full of promise. In Conversation’s spring 2021 season kicks off with a sunny conversation with one of melodic pop’s happy, productive couples whose passion, no matter the season, is music. Brian Bringelson and Katy Pearson, married … Read morePure Pop Radio: In Conversation, Spring 2021, Episode One: Brian Bringelson and Katy Pearson
By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio (This story doesn’t really contain any spoilers, but if you haven’t seen WandaVision–particularly the seventh episode–you might want to avert your eyes!) What happens when indie musician Timmy Sean gets blown away by the instantly iconic and revelatory song “Agatha All Along,” played during the seventh episode of … Read morePure Pop Radio: In Conversation, Winter 2021, Episode Six: Exclusive: Timmy Sean Rocks WandaVision!
By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Famous Groupies | The Furry White Album (2020) Seanair Patrick “Paisley” McKenzie isn’t the first rediscovered or discovered-for-the-first-time-after-a-long-time compositional savant I have encountered, but he is clearly the most prodigious, as evidenced by the trove of delightful songs from the sixties and seventies, both complete and in-process, left … Read moreNew on Pure Pop Radio 3-11-21: Famous Groupies’ Furry with the Fringe on Top
By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Up in Scotland, even as this pandemic year rolls on, musicians, kind of heart and pure of soul, look for ways to connect with listeners; Andrew Taylor, singer, songwriter and leader of Dropkick, in his garage, guitars and equipment surrounding him, plays during scheduled lockdown concerts of a … Read morePure Pop Radio: In Conversation, Winter 2021, Episode Five: Dropkick’s Andrew Taylor
By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Eight years ago, a Facebook post by ex-Merrymaker David Myhr, now a successful, and rightly so, solo artist of the melodic pop variety, compelled me to check out the music of one Coke Belda, whom David suggested was terrific. David was right. Eight years later, five albums and … Read morePure Pop Radio: In Conversation, Winter 2021, Episode Four: Coke Belda