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.
By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Pure Pop Radio is back on the air 24 hours a day, streaming the latest new and new-to-you melodic pop music to waiting ears across the universe. Back after 18 months off the air, Pure Pop Radio is continuing its storied tradition of stocking our playlists full of … Read morePure Pop Radio is Back on the Air!
Do you hear what I hear? Be hear this Wednesday, December 11 for our survey of some of the best of this year’s pop Christmas releases. Do you hear what I hear? Well, do you? Alan Haber’s Pure Pop Radio is the premier website covering the melodic pop scene with in-depth reviews of new and … Read moreDo You Hear What I Hear?
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!
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
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
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
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
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!