We Welcome Singer-Songwriter Stefanie Drexler, aka Dear Stella, to Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation Next Tuesday, February 2

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio This week’s post, from just two days ago, featuring a somewhat psychedelic iteration of the phrase “Can I Pet Your Cat,” stretched into a somewhat out-of-whack statement of purpose, was not without purpose, as you may have imagined. The post was designed to see if the phrase, simply … Read moreWe Welcome Singer-Songwriter Stefanie Drexler, aka Dear Stella, to Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation Next Tuesday, February 2

Pure Pop Radio, the Radio Station, Says Goodbye after 25 Years

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio After 25 years, Pure Pop Radio, which began in 1995 as a weekly show on WEBR Radio in Fairfax, Virginia, and more recently was reborn as a 24-hour internet radio station, is going off the air for good. The station will stream its final catchy stretch of melodic … Read morePure Pop Radio, the Radio Station, Says Goodbye after 25 Years

Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation, Fall 2020, Episode One: The Flat Five’s Kelly Hogan and Nora O’Connor

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Five strong, they possess the tools of their miraculous, imaginative trade; when they slap, strum, pick and make thwoopping sounds in concert with their able-bodied voices, they distinguish themselves from nearly all other like-minded musicians who ply their trade in the recording studio and on stage. Lately, they … Read morePure Pop Radio: In Conversation, Fall 2020, Episode One: The Flat Five’s Kelly Hogan and Nora O’Connor

Pure Pop Radio is Bursting with New, Magical Sounds

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Although you probably won’t ever hear any songs by rocker Marilyn Manson on Pure Pop Radio, you will likely agree with a quote attributed to him. “Music is the strongest form of magic,” Manson is said to have uttered once upon a time.  Good for Marilyn, we say! … Read morePure Pop Radio is Bursting with New, Magical Sounds

Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation Returns with the Flat Five’s Kelly Hogan and Nora O’Connor

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio A new season of Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation kicks off next Tuesday, November 17 with a timely back-and-forth between yours truly and the Flat Five’s Kelly Hogan and Nora O’Connor, presented in See! Hear! Pop!, Pure Pop Radio’s finely-tuned video-riffic sight and sound format. This first in … Read morePure Pop Radio: In Conversation Returns with the Flat Five’s Kelly Hogan and Nora O’Connor

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.

Bill Lloyd’s Latest is Another Winning Collection

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Bill Lloyd | Don’t Kill the Messenger (Whole In One, 2020) The relatively serene composure elucidated in the gentle repose of “The Kiss of the Summer Wind,” a warm musical hug of a song that closes Bill Lloyd’s latest long player, Don’t Kill the Messenger, heralds a change … Read moreBill Lloyd’s Latest is Another Winning Collection

Listen Here for the Latest and Greatest Pure Pop Top Tracks Now Playing in Rotation

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio It’s true: We’ve been busy listening to the latest and greatest pure pop top tracks being released by your favorite artists and adding them to our ever-growing playlist. What’s new on Pure Pop Radio? Now playing in rotation are some massively momentous monster tracks you’re going to love. … Read moreListen Here for the Latest and Greatest Pure Pop Top Tracks Now Playing in Rotation