What’s New? Lots.

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Because there have been and continue to be fairly long periods of time without any posts in this space, I thought it would be a good idea to provide a short update on what’s new and happening, as the kids often say. First, more new and new-to-you melodic … Read moreWhat’s New? Lots.

Reviews: 1.30.19: Smith and Jones’ Top-Flight “Secondhand Heart”

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Smith and Jones “Secondhand Heart” (from the forthcoming album Something Worth Learning (2019) Deftly chronicling the lack of an in-for-a-penny, in-for-a-pound element of romance missing from a relationship, Abby Smith and Sophie Jones’ glorious and catchy new single, released in advance of their forthcoming second album, Something Worth … Read moreReviews: 1.30.19: Smith and Jones’ Top-Flight “Secondhand Heart”

Reviews: 1.11.19: The April Family Pops the Cork on “Champagne”

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio The April Family “Champagne” (2018)“Boys are mean and girls let you down,” Kylie Whitney testifies from her heart in the April Family’s catchy, foot-stomping new single “Champagne,” the trailer for the trio’s highly-anticipated upcoming album House of Cards. Love, as it happens, can scale the higher highs but … Read moreReviews: 1.11.19: The April Family Pops the Cork on “Champagne”

Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation Podcasts: Michael Carpenter (Airdate: April 25, 2018)

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Longtime Pure Pop Radio favorite Michael Carpenter took to the road, literally, and on the way to a gig spoke with me about his latest musical endeavors on the April 25 edition of Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation. Top of our agenda was the Supahip’s terrific new album, … Read morePure Pop Radio: In Conversation Podcasts: Michael Carpenter (Airdate: April 25, 2018)

This Week’s Specialty Shows: Michael Carpenter Talks Supahip, Beach Boys and Paul McCartney on In Conversation, and Catchy New Tunes from Roger Joseph Manning Jr. and Gilbert O’Sullivan Anchor Two All-New Alan Haber’s Pop Tunes Deejay Shows

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Ace musician Michael Carpenter, busy as always and always wonderfully productive, joins me on this week’s Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation to go inside the writing and production of the grand new album from the Supahip, his pop and roll project with also ace musician Mark Moldre. Airing … Read moreThis Week’s Specialty Shows: Michael Carpenter Talks Supahip, Beach Boys and Paul McCartney on In Conversation, and Catchy New Tunes from Roger Joseph Manning Jr. and Gilbert O’Sullivan Anchor Two All-New Alan Haber’s Pop Tunes Deejay Shows

New on Pure Pop Radio 02.09.17: Michael Carpenter Times Two, and The Del Zorros

Spins and Reviews | 02.09.17 by Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio We continue to add new and new-to-you songs and artists to the Pure Pop Radio playlist; here are just a few of the latest nuggets playing in rotation. The April Family | What We Know Now (Big Radio Records, 2016) In 1998, Australia’s … Read moreNew on Pure Pop Radio 02.09.17: Michael Carpenter Times Two, and The Del Zorros

New on Pure Pop Radio: The Nines’ Alejandro’s Visions: A Harmony- and Melody-Drenched Delight, Chris Murphy with Michael Carpenter, Dana Countryman, and More

   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

New on Pure Pop Radio 9.13.16

   Spins and Reviews | 9.13.16 | by Alan Haber Welcome to day one of Pure Pop Radio’s New Music Bowl, a celebration of some of the new songs and artists being added to the Pure Pop Radio playlist. Among the hundreds of additions we’ve made over the past few weeks, all now playing in rotation … Read moreNew on Pure Pop Radio 9.13.16

New on Pure Pop Radio 7.6.16

   Spins and Reviews | July 6, 2016 | by Alan Haber The hits just keep on coming, with the Carpenter touch in today’s lead positions… Michael Carpenter and the Cuban Heels | Ain’t Nothing Left to Say Country? Sure, there’s that, but moreover there are a dozen room-filling explosions of sound emblazoned with Carpenter’s trademark … Read moreNew on Pure Pop Radio 7.6.16