Spins and Reviews | 05.02.17 By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio A Pure Pop Radio Exclusive: Bill DeMain | “Honey Bear” and “Leroy Boy” (from the forthcoming album Transatlantic Romantic, 2017) Last December, I had the great pleasure of adding to the Pure Pop Radio playlist a gorgeous cover of the Beach Boys’ “Wendy,” … Read moreBill DeMain’s Gorgeous, Piano-Based Magic
Spins and Reviews | (Originally posted 1.10.17) By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Dana Countryman’s Girlville! New Songs in the Style of Yesterday’s Hits (Teensville) 2017 And now for something completely different? Not completely, actually, because this heartfelt, loving tribute to the sounds of 1960s girl groups shares the same depth of commitment and … Read moreNew on Pure Pop Radio: Dana Countryman’s Girlville! Sparkles!
We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: Our most favorite thing in the world is to take receipt of music from both new and heritage melodic pop artists, spin it, and add it to our ever-growing playlist. Every day is akin to unwrapping presents; the treasures contained within these virtual packages are sweet … Read moreLooking for New Music? You’ve Come to the Right Place!
We’ve got two spectacular additions to our playlist today, and they couldn’t be any more different from each other if they tried. First up, Kenny Herbert’s fantastic Forever & Beyond. Here is Alan’s review: Kenny Herbert | Forever & Beyond “And there was love, love, love, love/Anyone could see that there was love/Love all over me,”sang … Read moreLove is the Name of the Game as More New Music is Added to the Pure Pop Radio Playlist
We’re just getting started reporting on all of the new songs and artists we’re adding to the Pure Pop Radio playlist. Today’s mega-post follows yesterday’s exciting list of hot new numbers we’re featuring as part of our hand-picked 8,600-strong rotation. Let’s get to today’s array of top-flight tunes. Gleeson | Curse My Lucky Stars Whether or … Read moreIf You Liked New Music Tuesday, You’ll Love New Music Wednesday!
Once again, we’ve got a pile of new music to add to the Pure Pop Radio playlist. Said pile reaches from the floor to the ceiling, which means it’s time to add said new music to our hard-working rotation. Here are just some of the new sounds you’ll hear by tuning into Pure Pop Radio–simply click … Read moreYou’ll Be Saying, “That’s My New Favorite Song!” Say Hello to Pure Pop Radio’s New Music Tuesday!
Tricia Countryman with John Hunter Phillips “Goin’ On” from the forthcoming album Sometimes When I’m Dreaming Review by Alan Haber First, there is the song, a nearly perfect expression of love, as Brian Wilson might put it, getting to the heart of it; a joyous celebration of melody and harmony and the ability that one or … Read moreThe Song, the Voices, the Sheer Beauty of It All: Tricia Countryman’s “Goin’ On” is a Beautiful Thing
Can it really be spring? Certainly, the calendar says it is, and so does the merry mood in place here at the always harmony-filled Pure Pop Radio headquarters. Here on the first of five days of our Springtime New Music Explosion, we’ve got a ton of new songs and artists to tell you about; we’ve … Read morePure Pop Radio’s Springtime New Music Explosion Starts Now!
We’ve got a lot of new music to report to you this week–we’ve added a ton of new songs and artists to the Pure Pop Radio playlist. To kick off our bounty of delights, we present Alan’s feature review of a fantastic EP from one of pop music’s greatest talents. Cliff Hillis | Love Not … Read moreCliff Hillis Kicks Off Pure Pop Radio’s Week of New for You Delights