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

The Legal Matters and the Nines’ Steve Eggers Make Beautiful Music this Week on Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation

Two of the hottest releases of the year are discussed by two of the most beloved melodic pop groups working today on this week’s sparkling pair of Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation episodes. Tomorrow night, Tuesday, November 15 at 8 pm ET, the Legal Matters converge on our In Conversation microphones to talk to Alan … Read moreThe Legal Matters and the Nines’ Steve Eggers Make Beautiful Music this Week on Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation

A Specialty Show Bonanza? An Exclusive First Airing of Every Little Thing, Starring the Weeklings? You Bet, Hoss!

This week’s lineup of Pure Pop Radio specialty shows is nothing less than a bonanza, a rich run of programs designed to entertain and delight. And now, to get our week’s worth of programming off and running, we’re pleased as punch to announce that Pure Pop Radio is the first affiliate to air tonight’s all-new edition … Read moreA Specialty Show Bonanza? An Exclusive First Airing of Every Little Thing, Starring the Weeklings? You Bet, Hoss!

The Legal Matters’ Conrad Says “Hi!” Release Day is Here!

It’s release day for The Legal Matters’ new album, Conrad, who, by the way, says “Hi!” There certainly has been no lack of attention paid to this tremendous long player; this is for good reason. Conrad is quite simply a winning achievement. My in-depth review, originally published here on October 4, is reproduced below for those … Read moreThe Legal Matters’ Conrad Says “Hi!” Release Day is Here!

“…and the Human Voice”

The Legal Matters set a new standard for vocal harmonies in melodic pop music.    Spins and Reviews | 10.4.16 | by Alan Haber The Legal Matters | Conrad (Omnivore, 2016) On the inside left panel of the gatefold sleeve of The Association’s 1970 double album “Live”, a list of the band members, titled The Players, … Read more“…and the Human Voice”

New on Pure Pop Radio | 8.9.16: New Legal Matters Now Spinning in Rotation!

   Extra-Special Legal Matters Edition | 8.9.16 | by Alan Haber The Legal Matters | An Intro… Chris Richards, Andy Reed, and Keith Klingensmith, collectively known as the Legal Matters, are gifting their fans with a superb summer sampler titled An Intro…, available today for zero shekels (click here). In other words, this is free! … Read moreNew on Pure Pop Radio | 8.9.16: New Legal Matters Now Spinning in Rotation!

New on Pure Pop Radio 7.6.16

   Spins and Reviews | July 6, 2016 | by Alan Haber The hits just keep on coming, with the Carpenter touch in today’s lead positions… Michael Carpenter and the Cuban Heels | Ain’t Nothing Left to Say Country? Sure, there’s that, but moreover there are a dozen room-filling explosions of sound emblazoned with Carpenter’s trademark … Read moreNew on Pure Pop Radio 7.6.16

We’re Top of the Pops on this New Music Wednesday!

It’s time for another round of new music that we’ve just added to our playlist. We’ve got a whole lot of new songs and artists to tell you about, so let’s get on to it, shall we? The Dowling Poole | Single: “Rebecca Receiving,” “The Same Mistake Again,” and “Empires, Buildings and Acquisitions (Live in … Read moreWe’re Top of the Pops on this New Music Wednesday!