Spins and Reviews | 03.01.17 By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Today’s batch of reviews features a preview of a new song from Pure Pop Radio favorites Vegas With Randolph, new releases from a trio of prolific melodic popsters, and much more… Vegas With Randolph | “Women in Airports” Departing from Fountains of Wayne … Read moreNew on Pure Pop Radio 03-01-17: Vegas With Randolph, Terry Draper, The Del Zorros, The Squires of the Subterrain, and More
Spins and Reviews | 02.15.17 By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio This week’s second batch of reviews of new and new-to-you songs and artists added to the Pure Pop Radio playlist kicks off with a powerhouse EP from the New Trocaderos. Take it away, Kurt, Geoff, Brad, Kris, and Rick: The New Trocaderos | … Read moreNew on Pure Pop Radio 02.15.17: The New Trocaderos and the Nerk Twins
Spins and Reviews | 02.14.17 By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio James Starflower | Covers: “Mandy,” “Jungle Love,” “God Save the Queen,” and “Moonage Daydream”; “Shandi” Imagine Marc Bolan veering off of the T. Rex causeway and recording a David Bowie-esque Pin Ups kind of collection and you’re relatively close to where the quartet … Read moreNew on Pure Pop Radio 02.14.17: Starring Pop Co-Op (with the Spongetones’ Steve Stoeckel), James Starflower, The Lunar Laugh, and More
Spins and Reviews | 02.09.17 by Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio We continue to add new and new-to-you songs and artists to the Pure Pop Radio playlist; here are just a few of the latest nuggets playing in rotation. The April Family | What We Know Now (Big Radio Records, 2016) In 1998, Australia’s … Read moreNew on Pure Pop Radio 02.09.17: Michael Carpenter Times Two, and The Del Zorros
Spins and Reviews | 1.26.17 Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio We continue to add new and new-to-you songs and artists to our playlist; hundreds have made their Pure Pop Radio debut in the last few weeks. Here are just some of the most recent treasures we’re playing in rotation, with lots more to come: … Read moreNew on Pure Pop Radio 1-26-17 Starring Kelley Ryan, The Simple Carnival, and More
By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Spins and Reviews | 1.25.17 | by Alan Haber The Dowling Poole | Miles Checks Out, Bright Spark, and Deep Breath EPs (2016) Willie Dowling, late of the much-loved Jackdaw 4 conclave, and Jon Poole, workhorse musical magician of Cardiacs and Wildhearts fame, first joined forces as the … Read moreNew on Pure Pop Radio 1.25.17: Feet First in the Dowling Poole! Jump In…The Water’s Fine!
Spins and Reviews 12.7.16 Alan Haber — Pure Pop Radio (Originally posted on 12.07.16) Jacob Panic | Jacob Panic (2016) Picker extraordinaire Jacob Panic traverses his banjo’s fretboard with a sure-footed sense of purpose on five tunes borne from fertile ground rooted in pop and bluegrass. This self-titled EP finds the Baltimore-Maryland singer-songwriter’s multi-instrumentalist clothes, … Read moreNew on Pure Pop Radio: Picking in the Panic Room, Disconnected at Third Man Records, and More