By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Terry Draper | Lost (2020)In dreams, captivated by the promise of a slate wiped clean, of the promise of better days, of being lost in a new world different enough from the old one to matter, of not having to look over your shoulder, you are safe, as … Read moreNew on Pure Pop Radio 2-4-21: Terry Draper’s Lost, Dave Caruso’s Radio-Friendly Radiophonic Supersonic and Astral Drive’s ’70s Rundgren Breeze, “Water Lilies,” Dazzle
By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Singer-songwriter Dave Caruso released in 2017 Buddha Pesto Manifesto, his shining masterwork, an album that raises the stakes from his 2014 release, Cardboard Vegas Roundabout, itself quite a momentous collection of melodic pop gems. Dave sat before the mobile Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation microphones on January 24 … Read morePure Pop Radio: In Conversation Podcasts: Dave Caruso (Airdate: January 24, 2018)
By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio A slew of tasty gems from melodic pop’s lineup of all-stars from across the decades powers this week’s two, all-new editions of Alan Haber’s Pop Tunes Deejay Show, and musician Dave Caruso sits in on Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation to talk about his smash new album, Buddha … Read moreSet Your Alarm Clocks: Alan Haber’s Pop Tunes Deejay Show and Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation Return with All-New Episodes This Week
By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Every year around this time, I sit down to start work on this feature and I marvel at the sheer number of wonderful albums released during the previous 12 months. And then, I’m off and running. The process of reviewing contenders for this list results in a survey … Read moreFavorite Records of the Year: Stars of 2017
By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Spins and Reviews | 11.01.17 Dave Caruso | Buddha Pesto Manifesto (2017) Because you can be doing one thing and attending to another in the same space, you can be forever pulled apart in the service of inner peace. So when Dave Caruso sings “We’re diagramming Goldblum and … Read moreNew on Pure Pop Radio 11.01.17: Dave Caruso’s Career-Defining Buddha Pesto Manifesto
Day two of Pure Pop Radio’s Springtime New Music Explosion (and thank you for joining us, melodic popsters!) kicks off with the explosive new album from the Dowling Poole, this time comprising not only Willie Dowling and Jon Poole, but also Givvi Flynn. Let’s get started, shall we? The Dowling Poole | One Hyde Park We’ve … Read morePure Pop Radio’s Springtime New Music Explosion, Day Two: Jump into the Poole!
I have long believed that of the many instruments that help to bring a great song to life, the human voice is capable of the most expression (sleigh bells come in at number two, in case you were wondering). Moreover, the magic that results from a group of people who come together to make a … Read moreWelcome to Pure Pop Radio’s Favorite Records of the Year: Stars of ’14!
Pure Pop Radio is committed to bringing you the latest and greatest melodic pop music from your favorite recording artists and artists who will quickly become your favorite recording artists. We scour the globe for the coolest sounds around. This week, and in the weeks to come, we’re adding many hundreds of new songs to … Read morePure Pop Radio’s New Music Explosion Rolls On! It’s Day Number Three, and We’re Still Just Getting Started!
A couple of weeks ago, we announced that we were giving away nine copies of the great Dave Caruso’s latest album, Cardboard Vegas Roundabout. Well, it’s time to announce the winners! And they are: * Matthew Chaney * Mark Juncaj * Mary Rinker * James Thompson * Mike DeMauriac * Polly Kenzie * Mary Hill … Read moreWinners of Dave Caruso’s Cardboard Vegas Roundabout CD: Come On Down!