What’s New? Lots.

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Because there have been and continue to be fairly long periods of time without any posts in this space, I thought it would be a good idea to provide a short update on what’s new and happening, as the kids often say. First, more new and new-to-you melodic … Read moreWhat’s New? Lots.

Pure Pop Radio’s Holly Jolly Christmas Party Starts Monday, and You’re Invited!

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Have a holly jolly Christmas with Pure Pop Radio! We’re celebrating the season by continuing with our 2018 Festive Holiday Gift-Giving Guide, offering up reviews of new and new-to-you melodic Christmas pop songs. And we’ll be giving away some fun presents. It all begins this Monday, December 17! … Read morePure Pop Radio’s Holly Jolly Christmas Party Starts Monday, and You’re Invited!

These Gifts are Easy to Wrap! We’re Spotlighting Some of This Holiday Season’s Melodic Gift Possibilities

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio How is your gift list coming along? Have you matched some (or all!) of the new and new-to-you releases we’ve spotlighted so far as part of our 2018 Festive Holiday Gift-Giving Guide to your melodic pop loving friends and family? Well, we’re not done suggesting just yet. In … Read moreThese Gifts are Easy to Wrap! We’re Spotlighting Some of This Holiday Season’s Melodic Gift Possibilities

The Melodic Pop Treasures are Plentiful. Give ’em as Gifts This Holiday Season. We’ve Got Some Suggestions

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Our 2018 Holiday Gift-Giving Guide is in full swing, with reviews of new and new-to-you releases that make great gifts for your melodic pop-leaning family and friends. We lead today’s post off with a new song from New Jersey’s Fab Four… The Weeklings | “Running Away” (Jem, 2018)Something … Read moreThe Melodic Pop Treasures are Plentiful. Give ’em as Gifts This Holiday Season. We’ve Got Some Suggestions

Reviews | 9.27.18: The Toms and the Maladaptive Solution

The Toms | “Life Raft” (2018) From the upcoming new and much anticipated Toms album D7, Tommy Marolda’s enticing, acoustic, rhythmic tapestry, awash in warm sixties sensibilities, is a classic slice of songcraft and performance. “Life Raft” is about holding on, taking advantage of second chances, and doing whatever it takes to keep love alive … Read moreReviews | 9.27.18: The Toms and the Maladaptive Solution

Reviews | 9.20.18: Danny Wilkerson, Jay Stansfield’s Charity Single, Dana Countryman and Scott McPherson, and Bryan Estepa

Danny Wilkerson | Wilkerson (Spyderpop, 2018) Working together with Bleu, who produced this superlative pure pop platter and co-wrote the songs, Danny Wilkerson, the always-and-forever Pengwin, has whipped up a self-titled opus that is by far this year’s most affecting collection of catchy, melodic earworms. Joined in the studio by Jellyfish’s Roger Joseph Manning Jr., … Read moreReviews | 9.20.18: Danny Wilkerson, Jay Stansfield’s Charity Single, Dana Countryman and Scott McPherson, and Bryan Estepa

Sounding Good!

Pure Pop Radio’s Melodic Pop Stream Ends on August 25 By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Twenty-three years after the start of Pure Pop Radio as a weekly program at Fairfax, Virginia cable radio station WEBR (then WCXS), the Internet’s premiere mix of melodic pop songs from across the decades is calling it a … Read moreSounding Good!