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

Favorite Records of the Year: Stars of 2017

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Every year around this time, I sit down to start work on this feature and I marvel at the sheer number of wonderful albums released during the previous 12 months. And then, I’m off and running. The process of reviewing contenders for this list results in a survey … Read moreFavorite Records of the Year: Stars of 2017

New on Pure Pop Radio 08.15.17: Coke Belda Wins Again, Bob of the Pops is Popping Again, and the Bye Bye Blackbirds Soar

Spins and Reviews | 08.15.17 By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Coke Belda | Coke Belda 3 (Gs) (2017) So natural is Coke Belda’s ability to breathe new life into the songs of the Bee Gees that it would seem perfectly acceptable to call him “Mr. Natural,” at least temporarily, and in honor of … Read moreNew on Pure Pop Radio 08.15.17: Coke Belda Wins Again, Bob of the Pops is Popping Again, and the Bye Bye Blackbirds Soar

Robyn Gibson’s Bob of the Pops Vol. One is in the Spotlight Tomorrow on Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation

The Junipers’ Robyn Gibson pops by Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation tomorrow to chat about his (in our words) “buoyant exercise in the art of homage,” Bob of the Pops Vol. 1. We’re so excited for you to hear this rather charming conversation that we’re airing it twice tomorrow, May 31: noon and 8 pm … Read moreRobyn Gibson’s Bob of the Pops Vol. One is in the Spotlight Tomorrow on Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation

New on Pure Pop Radio 05.15.17: Robyn Gibson’s Bob of the Pops Vol. 1, Cirrone, The Cool Whips, and More

Spins and Reviews | 05.15.17 By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Robyn Gibson | Bob of the Pops Vol. 1 (2017) A buoyant exercise in the art of homage, Bob of the Pops Vol. 1 finds The Junipers’ multi-instrumentalist Robyn Gibson having a good old time putting his warm, wide-eyed spin on 14 favorite … Read moreNew on Pure Pop Radio 05.15.17: Robyn Gibson’s Bob of the Pops Vol. 1, Cirrone, The Cool Whips, and More