Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation, Spring 2021, Episode Three: The Legal Matters Talk Chapter, Verse and Chorus

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio It goes without saying, you might and probably do say, that the coming together of Andy Reed, Chris Richards and Keith Klingensmith as the Legal Matters was a couldn’t-be-denied fait accomplis. After all, the three musicians have been connected to each other, in one way or another, for … Read morePure Pop Radio: In Conversation, Spring 2021, Episode Three: The Legal Matters Talk Chapter, Verse and Chorus

Well Foraged, Three Musicians Talk Chapter and Verse (and Chorus) Tomorrow on Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Emerging from the forest and well foraged, the three musicians who rounded up a bounty of melody and harmony (see here) tell their story to me tomorrow on Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation. At last, their identities can be revealed! Andy Reed, Chris Richards and Keith Klingensmith, appearing … Read moreWell Foraged, Three Musicians Talk Chapter and Verse (and Chorus) Tomorrow on Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation

Found Foraging for Food in the Forest, Three Musicians Find Melody and Harmony Instead. In Conversation Has the Story

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio It’s a wonder, alright, that in the light of day, covered high above by the outgrowth of trees and clouds overhead, three musicians, looking vaguely familiar, find not food but a selection of melodies, harmonies and songs to pass on to friends and family and lovers of melodic … Read moreFound Foraging for Food in the Forest, Three Musicians Find Melody and Harmony Instead. In Conversation Has the Story

New on Pure Pop Radio 4-14-21: Bill Lloyd Defines Power Pop With Curated Selection

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Bill Lloyd | A Selection of Power Pop 1985-2020 – 15 Songs (Whole In One Records, 2021) Somewhere, somehow, there’s a person who thinks he’s come up with the most perfectly sensible and usable definition of the term power pop but, like the formulas for pantyhose that won’t … Read moreNew on Pure Pop Radio 4-14-21: Bill Lloyd Defines Power Pop With Curated Selection

New on Pure Pop Radio 4-7-21: The Weeklings Fool No One, Astral Drive’s Summery Breeze, and Ken Sharp Creates Dreamy Miniatures

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio The Weeklings | “April’s Fool” (Jem, 2021) Really, truly, you just couldn’t–you just couldn’t have picked a better day to release this rollicking, very Lefty, Zeek, Rocky and Smokestack kind of tune, very Merseybeat-ish with a healthy dose of toe-tappery and a clever-beyond-compare aural allusion to a certain … Read moreNew on Pure Pop Radio 4-7-21: The Weeklings Fool No One, Astral Drive’s Summery Breeze, and Ken Sharp Creates Dreamy Miniatures

New on Pure Pop Radio 4-6-21: Einstein’s Sister Returns; Nelson Bragg Returns, too; Kai Danzberg Sings for You, and Aaron Lee Tasjan and Lilly Hiatt Sing Sweetly for Luck Reunion and Third Man

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Einstein’s Sister | “Begin Again” c/w “Standing Still” (Yummy Pop Tunes, 2020) Announcing the triumphant return of Einstein’s Sister, Moline, Illinois’ melodic pop powerhouse, drummer Marty Reyhons pounds his kick drum and tightly-wound snare while his cymbals swish through the air, awaiting the entrance of an expressive rhythm … Read moreNew on Pure Pop Radio 4-6-21: Einstein’s Sister Returns; Nelson Bragg Returns, too; Kai Danzberg Sings for You, and Aaron Lee Tasjan and Lilly Hiatt Sing Sweetly for Luck Reunion and Third Man

Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation, Spring 2021, Episode Two: Timmy Sean Tells a Tale from the Other Side

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Despite the restrictions imposed on us all during this ongoing pandemic year, it’s been a productive time for Pure Pop Radio favorite Timmy Sean. His online presence increased exponentially after he produced (overnight!) a rocking version of “Agatha After All,” the pivotal song from Disney Plus’s now-iconic television … Read morePure Pop Radio: In Conversation, Spring 2021, Episode Two: Timmy Sean Tells a Tale from the Other Side

Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation, Spring 2021, Episode One: Brian Bringelson and Katy Pearson

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

Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation, Winter 2021, Episode Six: Exclusive: Timmy Sean Rocks WandaVision!

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!