By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Gretchen’s WheelMoth to Lamplight: A Tribute to Nada Surf (Futureman, 2019) Listening to this new collection, a tribute to rockers Nada Surf, with less-than-zero knowledge of the band or its songs, turns out to be the smartest move I’ve made in awhile. Going in blind, I was able … Read moreReviews: 3.19.19: Gretchen’s Wheel Rides the (Nada) Surf, and Lannie Flowers’ Pop Waltz
Spins and Reviews | 02.14.17 By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio James Starflower | Covers: “Mandy,” “Jungle Love,” “God Save the Queen,” and “Moonage Daydream”; “Shandi” Imagine Marc Bolan veering off of the T. Rex causeway and recording a David Bowie-esque Pin Ups kind of collection and you’re relatively close to where the quartet … Read moreNew on Pure Pop Radio 02.14.17: Starring Pop Co-Op (with the Spongetones’ Steve Stoeckel), James Starflower, The Lunar Laugh, and More
It’s a good day–a very good day–that fills your heart with lovely melodic sounds from today’s top melodic pop artists. That day–that very good day– is today…day two of Pure Pop Radio’s Four-Day New Music Songfest. What do we have on tap for you today? Which new songs and artists are we tapping our feet … Read moreWe’re Groovin’ to the Tunes on a Wednesday! It’s Day Two of Pure Pop Radio’s Four-Day New Music Songfest!
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!
For your wonderful Wednesday, we’ve got a short and sweet, but no less wild and wooly stack of wax–a triumphant trio of platters that matter!–to roll out to your ears. Without any further ado, let’s get to it! New and currently spinning in rotation on Pure Pop Radio (more coming tomorrow): Ryan Allen and His … Read moreHow About a Short and Sweet Basketful of New Music for Your Wednesday? We’ve Got the Goods Right Here!