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

The Latest! The Greatest! The Hits Keep Spinning on Pure Pop Radio!

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio The hits, the future hits, and all of the hits in-between are spinning with glee on Pure Pop Radio. Come join the party and take a listen (click on our player above or below). And dig, if you will, some of our recent adds to our ever-growing playlist, … Read moreThe Latest! The Greatest! The Hits Keep Spinning on Pure Pop Radio!

Drip a Drop of Flat Five Fun (and More!) on Pure Pop Radio

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio A brand-new, most welcome drip of fun from Chicago’s artisans of pure pop mastery tops today’s roll of new adds to Pure Pop Radio’s ever-growing playlist. Streaming in rotation along with a wide variety of catchy melodic pop nuggets both old and new is the new single from … Read moreDrip a Drop of Flat Five Fun (and More!) on Pure Pop Radio

Reviews: 7.2.19: A Double Dose of Heyman: Richard X. and Richie Deliver Superb Garage Rock and Pop and Roll in Two New Releases

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Richard X. Heyman | Pop Circles (Turn-Up, 2019)The Doughboys | Running for Covers (Ram, 2019) Perhaps the greatest gift that June brings us northern hemisphere dwellers is the first day of summer, a cue for couch potatoes and homebodies to welcome the sun, and globs of sunscreen, into … Read moreReviews: 7.2.19: A Double Dose of Heyman: Richard X. and Richie Deliver Superb Garage Rock and Pop and Roll in Two New Releases

Reviews: 6.25.19: Astral Drive’s Plea for Love, Butch Young’s Stories of People in Crisis, and Farrington’s Retro-Fueled Pretty Pictures

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Astral Drive | “Wishing I Could Change the World”(Lojinx, 2019) Phil Thornalley, Britain’s champion of 1970s-era Todd Rundgren, returns as his Astral Drive nom de plume with a joyful Dave Bascombe (Tears for Fears) radio remix of “Wishing I Could Change the World,” originally waxed for 2018’s self-titled … Read moreReviews: 6.25.19: Astral Drive’s Plea for Love, Butch Young’s Stories of People in Crisis, and Farrington’s Retro-Fueled Pretty Pictures

Reviews: 6.13.19: David Brookings and Willie Wisely Fill Our Hearts With Song

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio David Brookings and the Average Lookings Scorpio Monologue (2019) After the credits roll at the end of the making-of video for this album, David Brookings turns to his guitar player, Patrick Yoho, and fans a deck of playing cards. “Pick a card, any card. Don’t let me see … Read moreReviews: 6.13.19: David Brookings and Willie Wisely Fill Our Hearts With Song

Reviews: 6.11.19: Songs and Stories from Ray Paul, Smith and Jones, and Kenny Herbert

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Ray Paul | Bloody Rubbish (Kool Kat Musik, 2019) The slim, trendy, smiling pop art-ish musician, drawn with angles, feet slipped into Beatle boots and holding a familiar looking bass is depicted on the cover of his album as a guy you should get to know if you … Read moreReviews: 6.11.19: Songs and Stories from Ray Paul, Smith and Jones, and Kenny Herbert

Reviews: 6.6.19: New Releases: The Weeklings, Alex Chilton, Bryan Estepa, and Jacob Panic

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio The Weeklings | “I Want You Again” (Jem, 2019) It is a bushelful of happy that greets me on this day, almost a month since I last posted due to various bits and bobs. Finding a new Weeklings song in my email inbox–an old-fashioned Weeklings song, if truth … Read moreReviews: 6.6.19: New Releases: The Weeklings, Alex Chilton, Bryan Estepa, and Jacob Panic

Reviews: 4.24.19: Armchair Oracles’ Guitar Pop Shines, and Lannie Flowers McCartneys Things Up

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Armchair OraclesCaught by Light (Kool Kat Musik (CD), 2019) Comprising 10 songs drawn in bewitching colors, doused with the spirit of decades of classic guitar pop and seasoned by Norway’s quartet of the moment, Caught by Light jumps to the front flank of 2019’s finest releases. Armchair Oracles, … Read moreReviews: 4.24.19: Armchair Oracles’ Guitar Pop Shines, and Lannie Flowers McCartneys Things Up