New on Pure Pop Radio 9.1.16

   Spins and Reviews | 9.1.16 | by Alan Haber We usher September in with another round of new artists and songs now spinning in rotation… Mimi Betinis | Basement Tapes Vol. 1 A month ago today, I reviewed Mimi’s other 2016 release, Music Sounds, which I determined rather early in the listening was a … Read moreNew on Pure Pop Radio 9.1.16

New on Pure Pop Radio 8.31.16

   Spins and Reviews | 8.31.16 | by Alan Haber We’re playing these, and many thousands more, in rotation… Ryan Allen and His Extra Arms | Basement Punk For his third album as the multi-instrumentalist with more upper limbs than a normal person would know what to do with, Ryan Allen rolls through eleven supercharged sides, … Read moreNew on Pure Pop Radio 8.31.16

Lots of Guitars, Bass, and Drums

And 10 pretty great songs. Nick Piunti’s latest has it all.    Nick Piunti | Trust Your Instincts (2016) A review by Alan Haber  (Win one of two copies of Nick Piunti’s Trust Your Instincts by entering our latest contest. Click here.) The black-and-white collage that sits underneath the plastic CD tray depicts a bespectacled … Read moreLots of Guitars, Bass, and Drums

New on Pure Pop Radio | 8.9.16: New Legal Matters Now Spinning in Rotation!

   Extra-Special Legal Matters Edition | 8.9.16 | by Alan Haber The Legal Matters | An Intro… Chris Richards, Andy Reed, and Keith Klingensmith, collectively known as the Legal Matters, are gifting their fans with a superb summer sampler titled An Intro…, available today for zero shekels (click here). In other words, this is free! … Read moreNew on Pure Pop Radio | 8.9.16: New Legal Matters Now Spinning in Rotation!

New Tunes for Pure Pop Radio’s Swinging New Music Dance Party | 8.5.16

   Swinging Spins and Reviews | 8.5.16 | by Alan Haber We fold up our well-worn dance floor as our Swinging New Music Dance Party comes to a close. We hope you enjoyed all of the new music we’ve added to our playlist, all of it now spinning in rotation. In case you missed the … Read moreNew Tunes for Pure Pop Radio’s Swinging New Music Dance Party | 8.5.16

New Tunes for Pure Pop Radio’s Swinging New Music Dance Party | 8.4.16

   We’ve applied an extra coat of protective dancing fever polish to our dance floor since I was in touch on Tuesday; we’re ready to go with another round of new artists and music added to the Pure Pop Radio playlist during our Swinging New Music Dance Party! Our dancers (including, we hope, you) are … Read moreNew Tunes for Pure Pop Radio’s Swinging New Music Dance Party | 8.4.16

New on Pure Pop Radio 7.27.16

   Spins and Reviews | 7.27.16 | by Alan Haber Tops of the pops today, tomorrow and beyond… Cotton Mather | Death of the Cool Putting pen to paper with the purpose of writing and recording a song for each of the 64 hexagrams of the I Ching, Robert Harrison quickly found himself knee-deep in the process … Read moreNew on Pure Pop Radio 7.27.16

New on Pure Pop Radio 7.21.16

    Spins and Reviews | 7.21.16 | by Alan Haber Cheerful ear worms for a Thursday… Brain Circus | Brain Circus Smashing collection of impossible-to-resist songs performed in grand style by ace songwriter and keyboard wizard Brian Curtis, late of the much-loved band the Oohs. Thirteen numbers in all, Brain Circus, performed entirely by Curtis, provides ample … Read moreNew on Pure Pop Radio 7.21.16

New on Pure Pop Radio 7.14.16

   Spins and Reviews | July 14, 2016 | by Alan Haber Another basket teeming with new music added to the Pure Pop Radio playlist… Arvidson & Butterflies | Arvidson & Butterflies Ensconced in the Gothenburg, Sweden music scene playing in bands and then going solo with an album released in 2001, Roger Arvidson has fashioned … Read moreNew on Pure Pop Radio 7.14.16