New on Pure Pop Radio 4-7-21: The Weeklings Fool No One, Astral Drive’s Summery Breeze, and Ken Sharp Creates Dreamy Miniatures

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio The Weeklings | “April’s Fool” (Jem, 2021) Really, truly, you just couldn’t–you just couldn’t have picked a better day to release this rollicking, very Lefty, Zeek, Rocky and Smokestack kind of tune, very Merseybeat-ish with a healthy dose of toe-tappery and a clever-beyond-compare aural allusion to a certain … Read moreNew on Pure Pop Radio 4-7-21: The Weeklings Fool No One, Astral Drive’s Summery Breeze, and Ken Sharp Creates Dreamy Miniatures

Listen Here for the Latest and Greatest Pure Pop Top Tracks Now Playing in Rotation

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio It’s true: We’ve been busy listening to the latest and greatest pure pop top tracks being released by your favorite artists and adding them to our ever-growing playlist. What’s new on Pure Pop Radio? Now playing in rotation are some massively momentous monster tracks you’re going to love. … Read moreListen Here for the Latest and Greatest Pure Pop Top Tracks Now Playing in Rotation

Reviews: 12.11.19: Do You Hear What I Hear? Stockings Full of Musical Holiday Cheer Abound!

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Do you hear what I hear? You will when you add the following tasty musical holiday treats, newly released, to your gift lists (and don’t forget yourself; you deserve some gifts, too!). Christmas will be here soon (there are only 13 shopping days until the big day), so … Read moreReviews: 12.11.19: Do You Hear What I Hear? Stockings Full of Musical Holiday Cheer Abound!

Reviews: 6.6.19: New Releases: The Weeklings, Alex Chilton, Bryan Estepa, and Jacob Panic

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio The Weeklings | “I Want You Again” (Jem, 2019) It is a bushelful of happy that greets me on this day, almost a month since I last posted due to various bits and bobs. Finding a new Weeklings song in my email inbox–an old-fashioned Weeklings song, if truth … Read moreReviews: 6.6.19: New Releases: The Weeklings, Alex Chilton, Bryan Estepa, and Jacob Panic

Reviews: 2.15.19: Friday (on My Mind) Special: The Weeklings Rock Out at High Noone

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio The Weeklings featuring Peter Noone“Friday on My Mind” (Jem, 2019) It’s Friday, it’s special, and it’s time for this important question: What happens when a quartet of old pros meet up with an old pro from the 1960s, get amped-up, plugged in and blast out, in smashing fashion, … Read moreReviews: 2.15.19: Friday (on My Mind) Special: The Weeklings Rock Out at High Noone

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…

New on Pure Pop Radio 3.14.18: Linus of Hollywood and The Weeklings

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Spins and Reviews | 3.14.18 Linus of Hollywood | Cabin Life | Magic Beach, 2018 You’ve got to be carrying around on your shoulders a teeming bushelful of confidence to name your album Your Favorite Record, but that’s what the regally-named Linus of Hollywood called his very first … Read moreNew on Pure Pop Radio 3.14.18: Linus of Hollywood and The Weeklings

This Week: Graham Gouldman Stars in an Exclusive Interview on Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation, and the Romance of Trains and New, Hit-bound Tunes (Plus a World Internet Radio Premiere) Power Alan Haber’s Pop Tunes Deejay Shows

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio It’s another big week for Pure Pop Radio’s specialty shows, all broadcast on the powerhouse Internet radio station Pop that Goes Crunch. Veteran singer-songwriter and performer Graham Gouldman stars in an exclusive wide-ranging interview on Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation, and the romance of trains–and terrific, hit-bound new … Read moreThis Week: Graham Gouldman Stars in an Exclusive Interview on Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation, and the Romance of Trains and New, Hit-bound Tunes (Plus a World Internet Radio Premiere) Power Alan Haber’s Pop Tunes Deejay Shows

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