New Music Day at Pure Pop Radio: It’s a Beatles and Beach Boys Spectacular!

Today, we’ve got a very special group of adds to our playlist from Paul McCartney and the Beach Boys, plus Brian Wilson and Dennis Wilson. Since Pure Pop Radio started broadcasting in October 2012, we’ve been slotting in one song every hour from the Beach Boys, and the Beatles and solo Beatles eras. Hang on … Read moreNew Music Day at Pure Pop Radio: It’s a Beatles and Beach Boys Spectacular!

Timmy Sean Records a Lovely Version of “God Only Knows” for the latest Song of the Week

It’s not often that we find ourselves unable to come up with a way to frame a particular song or performance, but that’s where we are today, right here and now, as the light shines down from above on a lovely interpretation of Brian Wilson’s immortal song, “God Only Knows”; we know better than to … Read moreTimmy Sean Records a Lovely Version of “God Only Knows” for the latest Song of the Week

Welcome to Day One of Pure Pop Radio’s New Music Explosion! We’ve Got Musical Treasures Galore!

Welcome to day one of our two-day-long New Music Explosion! We’re bursting at the seams with songs and artists new to the Pure Pop Radio playlist. Grab a cold beverage and settle into your comfy chair, because we’ve got a heapin’ helping of new adds to share with you. And away we go! The Lunar … Read moreWelcome to Day One of Pure Pop Radio’s New Music Explosion! We’ve Got Musical Treasures Galore!

Gather, SMiLE: The SMiLE Tour; Beautiful Dreamer: Brian Wilson and the Story of SMiLE; and SMiLE, 2004

(The following article, about Brian Wilson’s SMiLE, originally published on the buhdge website on October 13, 2004, was written prior to the reissue of the original SMiLE album.) Gather, SMiLE The SMiLE Tour; Beautiful Dreamer: Brian Wilson and the Story of SMiLE; and SMiLE, 2004 by Alan Haber They are 10 minutes late getting to … Read moreGather, SMiLE: The SMiLE Tour; Beautiful Dreamer: Brian Wilson and the Story of SMiLE; and SMiLE, 2004