Favorite Records of the Year: Stars of 2017

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

Save the Date: Pure Pop Radio’s Favorite Records of the Year: Stars of 2017 Bows January 11

Coming January 11, 2018: Join me next Thursday, January 11 for an exclusive survey of the cream of last year’s melodic pop crop, aka 2017’s top melody-rich releases. Look no further than our Favorite Records of the Year: Stars of 2017 feature for the best of the best, as reviewed in these pages and heard … Read moreSave the Date: Pure Pop Radio’s Favorite Records of the Year: Stars of 2017 Bows January 11

Favorite Records of the Year: Stars of 2016

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio (Originally posted 01.03.17) 2016 was a terrific year for melodic pop music from both new and heritage artists, perhaps the best in recent memory. My list of 28 Favorite Records of the Year from 27 artists–The Stars of 2016–is presented below in random order. It has long been … Read moreFavorite Records of the Year: Stars of 2016

My Feet’s Too Big!

Well, just my foot…my left foot, to be precise, and it’s not too big–just in flux. I’m getting it operated on tomorrow, and after a few days’ rest, I’ll be back, fingers to the keyboard, writing about great melodic pop music and adding new tunes to the Pure Pop Radio playlist. See you back here … Read moreMy Feet’s Too Big!