By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Have you tuned in to Pure Pop Radio to hear the catchy mix of melodic wonders being sung by melodic pop’s brightest stars? Good! We’re glad to have you along on our radio-riffic journey. More of the greatest melodic pop in the universe is being added to Pure … Read morePure Pop Radio is Spinning a Tale of Catchy Melodic Pop. Tune In and Sing Along!
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
Spins and Reviews | 08.29.17 By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio NRBQ | Happy Talk (Omnivore, 2017) Entertaining adoring audiences for five decades, the undeniably versatile and forever-sure-to-please band shows no signs of hanging up their rather extensive repertoire. Happy Talk, a joyous five-song EP that was cut during a touring break, follows the … Read moreNew on Pure Pop Radio 08.29.17: NRBQ, Bubble Gum Orchestra, Neil Finn, Winterpills, and Crime Scene are Top of the Pops
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
Winterpills’ Philip Price sits down with Alan Haber for a two-hour marathon session tonight on Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation. The typically in-depth discussion begins at 8 pm ET. During the show, Philip and Alan take a detailed look at the many stops along Philip’s musical career. You’ll find out about the events and influences … Read moreWinterpills’ Philip Price Guests on Tonight’s Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation
It’s a good day–a very good day–that fills your heart with lovely melodic sounds from today’s top melodic pop artists. That day–that very good day– is today…day two of Pure Pop Radio’s Four-Day New Music Songfest. What do we have on tap for you today? Which new songs and artists are we tapping our feet … Read moreWe’re Groovin’ to the Tunes on a Wednesday! It’s Day Two of Pure Pop Radio’s Four-Day New Music Songfest!
(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
Hey! It’s the weekend! The weekend’s here! You know what that means, right? It means that week two of Pure Pop Radio’s New Music Explosion is rolling into the weekend and week three, day number nine is merely days away. Today is day eight, and we’ve got a typically diverse and exciting lineup of new … Read moreDay Eight is Great! Pure Pop Radio’s New Music Explosion Logs Two Weeks of Cool, New Sounds, and Week Three is Just Around the Corner! Welcome to the Weekend!