Brian Bringelson’s Needle Meets Vinyl Hits the Pop Spot Right Out of the Gate

Last night’s premiere episode of Brian Bringelson’s Needle Meets Vinyl hit the pop and rock spots with a great mix of classic and lesser-known songs from a variety of fabulous artists. Here’s what Brian played: The Kinks | “Victoria” from The Kink Kronikles Buffalo Springfield | “Nowadays Clancy Can’t Even Sing” from Greatest Hits The … Read moreBrian Bringelson’s Needle Meets Vinyl Hits the Pop Spot Right Out of the Gate

Brian Bringelson’s Needle Meets Vinyl Premieres Tonight at 8 pm ET (5 pm PT)

It’s finally here! Brian Bringelson’s terrific, all-vinyl radio show, Needle Meets Vinyl, premieres tonight at 8 pm ET (5 pm PT) on Pure Pop Radio. We couldn’t be more excited to debut this outstanding program, chock full of classic tracks, both familiar and un-. Now, we know you have many specialty shows and radio stations and … Read moreBrian Bringelson’s Needle Meets Vinyl Premieres Tonight at 8 pm ET (5 pm PT)

Brian Bringelson’s Needle Meets Vinyl Show Debuts This Wednesday Night on Pure Pop Radio

We are delighted to be bringing you musician Brian Bringelson’s wonderful show, Needle Meets Vinyl, starting this Wednesday, October 21, at 8 pm ET (5 pm PT), exclusively on Pure Pop Radio. None other than Gary Gebler, owner of Baltimore, Maryland’s premiere vinyl shop, Trax on Wax, has become an instant fan of Needle Meets … Read moreBrian Bringelson’s Needle Meets Vinyl Show Debuts This Wednesday Night on Pure Pop Radio

Record Store Day 2015: Crazy, Man. Crazy Good.

by Alan Haber It’s after lunch on this sunny Saturday, sometime after the regular crowd shuffles in to the various quick- and long-stop eateries along Frederick Road in Catonsville, Maryland. A woman, probably in her late thirties, maybe her early forties, walks carefully around the tight corners and through the narrow walkways separating the fully-stocked … Read moreRecord Store Day 2015: Crazy, Man. Crazy Good.

Pure Pop Radio’s Countdown to Record Store Day 2015: Friday. Tomorrow’s the Day.

All this week, I’ve been musing about the effect that vinyl records have had on me since childhood. I’ve written about some prized finds, my mission to complete my collection of the Warner Brothers Loss Leaders series, turntables I’ve known and loved and lost and gained, and now, the day before the big event that … Read morePure Pop Radio’s Countdown to Record Store Day 2015: Friday. Tomorrow’s the Day.

The Musician’s Opinion #2: The Legal Matters’ Chris Richards, Andy Reed and Keith Klingensmith: Favorite Songs

For the second edition of The Musician’s Opinion, we asked the Legal Matters’ Andy Reed, Chris Richards and Keith Klingensmith to talk about some of their favorite songs. Their choices may well surprise you. You will certainly be delighted. (The Legal Matters’ self-titled, debut album took a top spot in Pure Pop Radio’s Favorite Records … Read moreThe Musician’s Opinion #2: The Legal Matters’ Chris Richards, Andy Reed and Keith Klingensmith: Favorite Songs

I Love that Song! #2: “Picture Book” by the Kinks

The act of looking back to simpler, happier times, to times fondly remembered, to snapshots taken by one’s mind and brought to the fore by photographs arranged as artifacts of a life gone by is the subject at hand in Ray Davies’ “Picture Book,” a bouncy, wistful song that appears on the Kinks’ November 1968 … Read moreI Love that Song! #2: “Picture Book” by the Kinks