By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio This week, we’re celebrating the 40th anniversary of Klaatu’s momentous third album, Sir Army Suit, because, as I often say, history is important. With each song, with each collection of songs that we treasure from our favorite artists, we strengthen the musical foundation that we build upon. It … Read moreKlaatu Celebration Week Continues: John, Dee and Terry Wax Poetic About Sir Army Suit
By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio “We all rose to the challenge,” Terry Draper says about “Calling Occupants (Of Interplanetary Craft),” Klaatu’s momentous signature song that opened the band’s debut album, 3:47 E.S.T., but he might as well have been referring to Sir Army Suit, the Canadian trio’s triumphant third album, released in August … Read moreI Love that Album! #3: Klaatu’s Sir Army Suit (1978)
Pure Pop Radio celebrates the 40th anniversary of Klaatu’s Sir Army Suit with a weeklong celebration By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio You could pretty much claim that every year–go on, pick one!–was a good year for music, and regardless of your preferred genres, you would be right. Welcome, then, the year 1978, in … Read moreKlaatu’s Sir Army Suit Turns 40: A Pure Pop Radio Celebration
By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Dee Long’s visit to Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation, first aired November 6, 2013, zeros in on Klaatu’s classic album Sir Army Suit, which is celebrating its 40th trip around the sun this year. During this rebroadcast of a classic program, Dee looked back at the making of … Read morePure Pop Radio: In Conversation Podcasts: Klaatu’s Dee Long (Original Airdate: November 6, 2013; Rebroadcast June 13, 2018)
Spins and Reviews | 11.15.16 | by Alan Haber Lovingly crafted and full of heart, Alejandro’s Visions is Steve Eggers’ masterpiece The Nines | Alejandro’s Visions | 2016 After incorporating a variety of styles into a stream of releases spanning a nearly-20-year-long career, the Nines’ Steve Eggers has delivered perhaps his most heartfelt musical … Read moreNew on Pure Pop Radio: The Nines’ Alejandro’s Visions: A Harmony- and Melody-Drenched Delight, Chris Murphy with Michael Carpenter, Dana Countryman, and More
We’ve added more than 300 songs to the Pure Pop Radio playlist in the past week and a half. Can we hear you all take a deep breath, let it out and shout “Wow!” That’s right: More than 300 songs have been added to the playlist, and we’re not done yet! Since a week ago … Read moreGet Yer Newly-Added Tunes! Get Yer Newly-Added Tunes Here! Pure Pop Radio is Hummin’ with Cool, Newly-Added Tunes!