Favorite Records of the Year: Stars of 2018

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Happy New Year, and welcome to the list. About said list…it was the subject of my one and only New Year’s resolution: to keep the number of entries to 15. Well, good luck with that, I told myself, and wouldn’t you know it…I couldn’t make that work. How … Read moreFavorite Records of the Year: Stars of 2018

Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation Podcasts: The Davenports’ Scott Klass (Airdate: July 18, 2018)

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio The Davenports’ Scott Klass joined me for a typically in-depth hour on the July 18 edition of Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation to talk about his wonderful new album, Don’t Be Mad at Me, another feather in the Davenports’ cap. That’s a particularly apt way to describe a … Read morePure Pop Radio: In Conversation Podcasts: The Davenports’ Scott Klass (Airdate: July 18, 2018)

Pop Tunes’ Labor Day Special Works Big-Time Melodies into Your Holiday Mix!

Tonight’s special edition of Alan Haber’s Pop Tunes Deejay Show works a run of melodies and harmonies for a super program designed to pop and roll! The tunes, and Alan’s snapy deejay patter, start rolling at 9 pm ET (6 pm PT). Kicking off with the Davenports’ spectactular “Don’t Be Mad at Me”–this week’s One and … Read morePop Tunes’ Labor Day Special Works Big-Time Melodies into Your Holiday Mix!

Come On, Get Happy! We’ve Added More New Songs and Artists to the Pure Pop Radio Playlist! It’s New Music Thursday!

Bringing you songs and artists new to the Pure Pop Radio playlist is our favorite thing to do in the whole wide world. We sure do know the feeling that hits you when you read about and then hear something that makes you smile–something that raises the hair on the back of your neck and … Read moreCome On, Get Happy! We’ve Added More New Songs and Artists to the Pure Pop Radio Playlist! It’s New Music Thursday!

I Love that Song! #9 (Special Valentine’s Day 2015 Edition): “Leanne,” by the Davenports

Regarding the Davenports’ tremendous new power pop number, “Leanne,” now playing in rotation on Pure Pop Radio, the following is mostly speculation. Well, it’s mostly speculation on my part, weighed down by many questions. A wigged-out, sneaky electric guitar riff, followed by a quickly-rendered, handclap-adorned bridge, leads into the first verse of this catchy, sneaky, … Read moreI Love that Song! #9 (Special Valentine’s Day 2015 Edition): “Leanne,” by the Davenports

I Love that Song! #8: “Don’t Be Mad at Me,” by the Davenports

The subtly pounding, lithe piano run which appoints itself at the start of the Davenports’ achingly beautiful new song, “Don’t Be Mad at Me,” now playing in rotation on Pure Pop Radio, is joined by a gregarious, almost romanticized string section pleased to acquaint itself with a very “Martha, My Dear” ambiance in tow, an … Read moreI Love that Song! #8: “Don’t Be Mad at Me,” by the Davenports

Curry Cuts Path to the ’80s for Retro-riffic British Invasion Compilation

(Win a copy of Here Comes the Reign Again: The Second British Invasion and a Reign t-shirt by filling in the form below. Be sure to type “Reign” in the Comments section. There is a quick turnaround on this contest: Entries must be received by tomorrow night, December 12, at midnight ET. The winner will … Read moreCurry Cuts Path to the ’80s for Retro-riffic British Invasion Compilation

Day Seven is Pure Heaven: Pure Pop Radio’s New Music Explosion Rolls On!

We quite simply can not be stopped! It’s day seven of the Pure Pop Radio New Music Explosion and, yes, you betcha, we’re not even close to being done. We’re now into phase two (it’s top secret!) of our adding frenzy, which will continue tomorrow and into next week and beyond. We couldn’t stop even … Read moreDay Seven is Pure Heaven: Pure Pop Radio’s New Music Explosion Rolls On!

What’s It All About? Listen and Download All of The Interiews from Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation’s Special Drink a Toast to Innocence: A Tribute to Lite Rock Week

Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation’s special Drink a Toast to Innocence: A Tribute to Lite Rock Week ended this past Saturday, capping off six days of talks with Producer Andrew Curry and nine of the artists who contributed tracks to the project. All 10 interviews are now posted on the In Conversation PodOMatic podcast page, … Read moreWhat’s It All About? Listen and Download All of The Interiews from Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation’s Special Drink a Toast to Innocence: A Tribute to Lite Rock Week