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

Reviews: 3.19.19: Gretchen’s Wheel Rides the (Nada) Surf, and Lannie Flowers’ Pop Waltz

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Gretchen’s WheelMoth to Lamplight: A Tribute to Nada Surf (Futureman, 2019) Listening to this new collection, a tribute to rockers Nada Surf, with less-than-zero knowledge of the band or its songs, turns out to be the smartest move I’ve made in awhile. Going in blind, I was able … Read moreReviews: 3.19.19: Gretchen’s Wheel Rides the (Nada) Surf, and Lannie Flowers’ Pop Waltz

Our Holly Jolly Christmas Party is Here in Your Town! Gift Suggestions Below…

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Day three of our Holly Jolly Christmas Party is here to help you with suggestions for holiday tunes you can give as gifts to your family and friends…and maybe even to yourself! This is also day three of our bountiful Christmas presents giveaway. Today, we’ve got the Monkees’ … Read moreOur Holly Jolly Christmas Party is Here in Your Town! Gift Suggestions Below…

Bill Lloyd’s In Conversation Appearance Is Now Available on Our Podcast Page

Bill Lloyd’s May 3 appearance on Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation, during which he talked about his smashing new collection of covers, Lloyd*ering, is now available for listening and downloading from our PodOmatic podcast page. The dozen suits of clothes, if you will, on Lloyd*ering are spiffy to the max, showing, in addition to Bill’s ability to … Read moreBill Lloyd’s In Conversation Appearance Is Now Available on Our Podcast Page

Bill Lloyd Talks About his New Covers Collection on Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation

Bill Lloyd makes a return appearance on Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation next Tuesday, May 3, at 8 pm ET (5 pm PT). The topic of the hour is Bill’s smashing new covers collection, cleverly titled Lloyd*ering; Bill talks about the songs he’s covered through the years and his process for choosing and recording them. The … Read moreBill Lloyd Talks About his New Covers Collection on Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation

Version Vision: Covers in the Key of Bill Lloyd

Bill Lloyd | Lloyd*ering (SypderPop, 2016) Review by Alan Haber It’s easy to be an armchair musician sitting in front of your stereo with the remote in front of you, an ice cold beverage always within reach, and the air instrument of your choice at the ready. Your favorite musician belts out his version of … Read moreVersion Vision: Covers in the Key of Bill Lloyd

John Borack Guests Tonight on Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation

Esteemed pop music journalist John Borack guests on tonight’s edition of Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation, discussing the momentous tribute to Elvis Costello that he produced with Olivia Frain. The program begins at 8 pm ET on Pure Pop Radio. (Click on one of the links below to listen.) Beyond Belief: A Tribute to Elvis … Read moreJohn Borack Guests Tonight on Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation