Favorite Records of the Year: Stars of 2016

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio (Originally posted 01.03.17) 2016 was a terrific year for melodic pop music from both new and heritage artists, perhaps the best in recent memory. My list of 28 Favorite Records of the Year from 27 artists–The Stars of 2016–is presented below in random order. It has long been … Read moreFavorite Records of the Year: Stars of 2016

New on Pure Pop Radio: The Nines’ Alejandro’s Visions: A Harmony- and Melody-Drenched Delight, Chris Murphy with Michael Carpenter, Dana Countryman, and More

   Spins and Reviews | 11.15.16 | by Alan Haber  Lovingly crafted and full of heart, Alejandro’s Visions is Steve Eggers’ masterpiece The Nines | Alejandro’s Visions | 2016 After incorporating a variety of styles into a stream of releases spanning a nearly-20-year-long career, the Nines’ Steve Eggers has delivered perhaps his most heartfelt musical … Read moreNew on Pure Pop Radio: The Nines’ Alejandro’s Visions: A Harmony- and Melody-Drenched Delight, Chris Murphy with Michael Carpenter, Dana Countryman, and More

The Legal Matters and the Nines’ Steve Eggers Make Beautiful Music this Week on Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation

Two of the hottest releases of the year are discussed by two of the most beloved melodic pop groups working today on this week’s sparkling pair of Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation episodes. Tomorrow night, Tuesday, November 15 at 8 pm ET, the Legal Matters converge on our In Conversation microphones to talk to Alan … Read moreThe Legal Matters and the Nines’ Steve Eggers Make Beautiful Music this Week on Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation

A Specialty Show Bonanza? An Exclusive First Airing of Every Little Thing, Starring the Weeklings? You Bet, Hoss!

This week’s lineup of Pure Pop Radio specialty shows is nothing less than a bonanza, a rich run of programs designed to entertain and delight. And now, to get our week’s worth of programming off and running, we’re pleased as punch to announce that Pure Pop Radio is the first affiliate to air tonight’s all-new edition … Read moreA Specialty Show Bonanza? An Exclusive First Airing of Every Little Thing, Starring the Weeklings? You Bet, Hoss!

New on Pure Pop Radio 7.12.16

   Spins and Reviews | July 12, 2016 | by Alan Haber A quartet of tremendous additions to our playlist… The Nines | “When Our Love Was in Bloom” A heavenly treat from the ever-increasingly-versatile Steve Eggers, who sets his sights this time around on the sounds that brought joy to listeners in the years … Read moreNew on Pure Pop Radio 7.12.16

Alan Haber’s Pop Tunes Deejay Show Rolls Out the New Tunes Tonight at 8 pm ET

Alan Haber’s Pop Tunes Deejay Show returns tonight at 9 pm ET (6 pm PT) with an all-new episode that puts the spotlight on a whole lot of new songs from new and heritage melodic pop artists now playing in rotation on Pure Pop Radio. In other words, new is this week’s buzzword on Pop … Read moreAlan Haber’s Pop Tunes Deejay Show Rolls Out the New Tunes Tonight at 8 pm ET

Your Official Pop Tunes Deejay Show Track List is Here!

We’re continuing to throw a party every Monday night on Alan Haber’s Pop Tunes Deejay Show. Did you hear show seven last night? If you missed it, or want to hear it again, you can listen this Thursday at noon ET (9 am PT) and this Sunday at 3 pm ET (noon PT). Here’s what … Read moreYour Official Pop Tunes Deejay Show Track List is Here!

Pop Tunes, Show Six: Here’s What Was On Last Night’s Musical Menu

Last night’s sixth edition of Alan Haber’s Pop Tunes Deejay Show flew by with the strength of great melodies, harmonies and hooks galore. Here’s what was on the musical menu: Set One: One and Begun Madness | “Our House” from A Guided Tour of Madness Set Two: Pump You Up 1. Squeeze | “Pulling Mussels … Read morePop Tunes, Show Six: Here’s What Was On Last Night’s Musical Menu

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!