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Music Melting Pot

Music Melting Pot

By Corey Koehler
Do you listen to rock, country, blues, folk and all points in between?

Then you'll like the Melting Pot. It’s like a weekly, virtual mixtape (remember those?).

I love finding, sharing and discussing music in a variety of genres that typically involve guitar in some way. Whether it's electric, acoustic, classic, new, indie, mainstream, whatever.

The only criteria I have is that the music is good in some way and fits a certain mood.

Listen now to hear a unique combination of music and commentary you won't hear anywhere else.

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Artwork for episode "EP. 5 - Indie Alt Rock? (feat. Chris Robley, Dave Hause, shame, Ayron Jones, Kings of Leon, more)"

EP. 5 - Indie Alt Rock? (feat. Chris Robley, Dave Hause, shame, Ayron Jones, Kings of Leon, more)

Music Melting Pot

EP. 13 - Sleeper Spotlight Featuring Britny Fox
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A lot of really good music by really good bands gets buried. One of those bands, in my humble opinion, is Britny Fox. They are a hard rock/glam metal band from the late 80's.  In this podcast I go deep into their catalog and pull out few really good rock tunes. Tune you'll probably never hear on any other podcast. Listen now. Songs and artists in this episode: Long Way From Home - Britny Fox Angel In My Heart - Britny Fox Long Way To Love - Britny Fox Closer To Your Love - Britny Fox Louder - Britny Fox The Playlist Here's a playlist of all the different tunes I sifted through to find music for this episode: Best of Britny Fox Reach Out This is your show too so send your song requests and show ideas. Leave me a voice message by clicking the "Message" button at the following link http://meltingpotpodcast.com Support The Show If you’d like to support the show, here are some ways. Click below to check out my original music, sign up for my newsletter, and/or purchase some merch from my store: https://planetcorey.com/support THANK YOU for listening and for your support! Very much appreciated.
38:25
January 17, 2021
EP. 12 - 2021 Alt Country Post Punk Rock Melancholy (Featuring Justin Townes Earle, Steve Earle, Viagra Boys, That Handsome Devil, The Dirty Nil )
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I went searching for some of the best new songs from very early 2021. What I ended up finding along the way was unexpected. First, some sad news about an old favorite of mine.  Second, a common "feel" from each song despite them being from a wide variety of genres. Listen now to see if you feel it too. Songs and artists in this episode: Creatures - Viagra Boys Christchurch Women - Justin Townes Earle Harlem River Blues - Steve Earle Evl Ppl - That Handsome Devil One More and the Bill - The Dirty Nil The Playlist Here's a playlist of all the different tunes I sifted through to find music for this episode: Early 2021 Releases Reach Out This is your show too so send your song requests and show ideas. Leave me a voice message by clicking the "Message" button at the following link http://meltingpotpodcast.com Support The Show If you’d like to support the show, here are some ways. Click below to check out my original music, sign up for my newsletter, and/or purchase some merch from my store: https://planetcorey.com/support THANK YOU for listening and for your support! Very much appreciated.
35:40
January 10, 2021
EP. 11 - Singer-Songwriter Legends Volume 2 - 1970's (Featuring Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young)
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I attempted the impossible and here's what happened. In episode 10 we explored some of the newest releases by Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen, and Neil Young. For episode 11, I went back and listened to as many of these artists' 1970's era releases and tried to choose a song or two by each. Not easy when they each have such a GREAT catalog. But I had to choose. Here's where I ended up... Songs and artists in this episode: Letting Go - Paul McCartney And Wings Do Right By Me Baby (Do Unto Others) - Bob Dylan Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out - Bruce Springsteen Walk On - Neil Young You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go - Bob Dylan The Playlist Here's a playlist of all the different tunes I sifted through to find music for this episode: Singer-Songwriter Legends 2020 Reach Out This is your show too so send your song requests and show ideas. Leave me a voice message by clicking the "Message" button at the following link http://meltingpotpodcast.com Support The Show If you’d like to support the show and show your appreciation you can do so by using any of the following sponsored websites. Masterclass – I’ve reinvented myself multiple times in my adult life and I am a HUGE believer in lifelong education. You are never EVER too old. Masterclass offers a ton of cool courses taught by celebrities and professionals from all walks of life. Click here to gain some cool new skills. THANK YOU for listening!
38:00
January 3, 2021
EP. 10 - Singer-Songwriter Legends Volume 1 - 2020 (Featuring Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young)
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Can legendary singer-songwriters still make good music or are they just resting on their reputation? Find out in this podcast as we explore some new Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen, and Neil Young.  Songs and artists in this episode: Goodbye Jimmy Reed - Bob Dylan Lavatory Lil - Paul McCartney Deep Down - Paul McCartney Last Man Standing - Bruce Springsteen Think Of Me - Neil Young, Crazy Horse The Playlist Here's a playlist of all the different tunes I sifted through to find music for this episode: Singer-Songwriter Legends 2020 Reach Out This is your show too so send your song requests and show ideas. Leave me a voice message by clicking the "Message" button at the following link http://meltingpotpodcast.com Support The Show If you’d like to support the show and show your appreciation you can do so by using any of the following sponsored websites. Masterclass – I’ve reinvented myself multiple times in my adult life and I am a HUGE believer in lifelong education. You are never EVER too old. Masterclass offers a ton of cool courses taught by celebrities and professionals from all walks of life. Click here to gain some cool new skills. THANK YOU for listening!
44:26
December 27, 2020
EP. 9 - 2020 High Energy Rock Review (Featuring AC/DC, Moon Fever, The Pretty Reckless, In Heat)
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Looking for some relaxing music to listen to while reflecting on 2020? This is not it.  Instead, here is a collection of 2020 rock songs that will get the blood pumping. Songs and artists in this episode: Demon Fire - AC/DC Cocaine - Moon Fever Death By Rock And Roll - The Pretty Reckless Bow Dow - In Heat The Playlist Here's a playlist of all the different tunes I sifted through to find music for this episode: 2020 High Energy Rock Review Reach Out This is your show too so send your song requests and show ideas. Leave me a voice message by clicking the "Message" button at the following link http://meltingpotpodcast.com Support The Show If you’d like to support the show and show your appreciation you can do so by using any of the following sponsored websites. Masterclass – I’ve reinvented myself multiple times in my adult life and I am a HUGE believer in lifelong education. You are never EVER too old. Masterclass offers a ton of cool courses taught by celebrities and professionals from all walks of life. Click here to gain some cool new skills. THANK YOU for listening!
21:38
December 20, 2020
EP. 8 - 2020 Christmas Music Whatnot (Featuring Eels, Blitzen Trapper, Robert Earl Keen, Buck Owens, Halestorm)
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Bored with the one-millionth version of "White Christmas?" But still, want a few tunes to help you get in the holiday spirit? This episode will help you find a few out of the box selections for your holiday playlist. Songs and artists in this episode: Everything’s Gonna Be Cool This Christmas - Eels Christmas Is Coming Soon - Blitzen Trapper Merry Christmas From The Family - Robert Earl Keen  Here’s Comes Santa Claus Again - Buck Owens MIstress For Christmas - Halestorm More Christmas Music Here's a playlist of all the different tunes I sifted through to find music for this episode: 2020 Christmas Music Whatnot Playlist Reach Out This is your show too so send your song requests and show ideas. Leave me a voice message by clicking the "Message" button at the following link HTTP://meltingpotpodcast.com Support The Show If you’d like to support the show and show your appreciation you can do so by using any of the following sponsored websites. Masterclass – I’ve reinvented myself multiple times in my adult life and I am a HUGE believer in lifelong education. You are never EVER too old. Masterclass offers a ton of cool courses taught by celebrities and professionals from all walks of life. Click here to gain some cool new skills. THANK YOU for listening!
27:29
December 13, 2020
EP. 7 - 2020 Singer-Songwriter Mix (Featuring Jon Craigie, Butch Walker, Ariel Posen, Billy Raffoul)
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I decided to dig through a seemingly endless amount of song and album releases for 2020.  Hours of listening produced the following four tunes and a healthy appreciation for the massive amount of music being released on a weekly basis. Press play and listen now. Songs and artists in this episode: Don’t Ask - John Craigie Gridlock - Butch Walker Sundown on County Line - Billy Raffoul Can’t Stop Thinking About You - Ariel Posen Reach Out This is your show too so send your song requests and show ideas. Leave me a voice message by clicking the "Message" button at the following link HTTP://meltingpotpodcast.com Support The Show If you’d like to support the show and show your appreciation you can do so by using any of the following sponsored websites. Masterclass – I’ve reinvented myself multiple times in my adult life and I am a HUGE believer in lifelong education. You are never EVER too old. Masterclass offers a ton of cool courses taught by celebrities and professionals from all walks of life. Click here to gain some cool new skills. THANK YOU for listening!
29:19
December 6, 2020
EP. 6 - Blues Cruise (Featuring Kingfish, Chris Duarte, Prince, Johnny Nicholas, Seth Walker, Jonny Lang, More)
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Need a pick me' up?  Here's a collection of blues tunes that I guarantee will have you feeling anything but the blues.  Press play and listen now:  Outside Of This Town - Christone “Kingfish” Ingram  My Way Down - Chris Duarte  Fool - Donavon Frankenreiter  Change My Way - Seth Walker  Matchbox - Jonny Lang  The Hustle Is on - Johnny Nicholas  The Ride - Prince  Reach Out  This is your show too so send your song requests and show ideas. Leave me a voice message by clicking the "Message" button at the following link HTTP://meltingpotpodcast.com  Support The Show  If you’d like to support the show and show your appreciation you can do so by using any of the following sponsored websites.  Masterclass – I’ve reinvented myself multiple times in my adult life and I am a HUGE believer in lifelong education. You are never EVER too old. Masterclass offers a ton of cool courses taught by celebrities and professionals from all walks of life. Click here to gain some cool new skills.  THANK YOU for listening!
53:27
November 30, 2020
EP. 5 - Indie Alt Rock? (feat. Chris Robley, Dave Hause, shame, Ayron Jones, Kings of Leon, more)
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If you like alternative rock or just rock in general, I'll think you dig the tunes in this week's podcast. Press play and listen now: (psst... you can click on the artist's name to get more information on the artist) 1+1+1=3 - Chris Robley Dirty F**cker - Dave Hause Take Me Away - Ayron Jones Friction - shame Stop - Black Rebel Mototcycle Club Don’t Matter - Kings Of Leon Friends Not Fans - Davey Dynamite And Friends Spotify Playlist If you liked this episode, you'll like my "Indie Alt Rock... Or Something Like That" Playlist on Spotify. It contains the tunes you heard in this podcast along with other tunes of the same ilk. Click here to check it out Reach Out This is your show too so send your song requests and show ideas. Leave me a voice message by clicking the "Message" button at the following link HTTP://meltingpotpodcast.com THANK YOU for listening!
44:03
November 22, 2020
EP. 4 - How Country USED TO Feel (featuring Whitey Morgan, Sturgill Simpson, Corb Lund, Hayes Carll, Cody Jinks, Aaron Lewis, more)
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Have you ever heard someone say…  "country just doesn't sound like country anymore?"  Well, maybe they're just not looking in the right places. Here are some newer country artists who have a classic country sound. These tunes are recorded after the year 2000 but have the feel of songs recorded way before that. Press play and listen now: (psst... you can click on the artist's name to get more information on the artist) Crazy - Whitey Morgan and the 78's You Can Have The Crown - Sturgill Simpson 100 Proof Honky-Tonk - The Reeve Brothers The Only Thing She Left Me Was The Blues - Eleven Hundred Springs Bible On The Dash - Corb Lund, Hayes Carll Mamma Song - Cody Jinks That Ain’t Country - Aaron Lewis Spotify Playlist If you liked this episode, you'll like my "How Country Used To Feel" Playlist on Spotify. It contains the tunes you heard in this podcast along with some classic country songs. Click here to check it out Reach Out This is your show too so send your song requests and show ideas. Leave me a voice message by clicking the "Message" button at the following link HTTP://meltingpotpodcast.com THANK YOU for listening!
44:17
November 15, 2020
EP. 3 - Positive Mellow (Featuring Flatland Calvary, Bryan Adams, Jon Legend, Seether, Brent Cobb, And More)
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Not sure what these tunes have in common other than they make ya feel good. Been a crazy week and I'm just trying to throw out some positive vibes. Press play to hear what that sounds like: (psst... just click on the artist's name to get more information on the artist) Tall City Blues - Flatland Cavalry LIfted - John Legend Smoke From A Distant Fire - Sanford Townsend Band It’s Only Love - Bryan Adams Rise Above This - Seether Soapbox - Brent Cobb Reach Out This is your show too so send your song requests and show ideas. Leave me a voice message by clicking the "Message" button at the following link HTTP://meltingpotpodcast.com THANK YOU for listening!
38:07
November 7, 2020
EP. 2 - Classic Rock Distortion Pedal (feat. Anthrax, Motley Crue, Stone Sour, Dream Theater, more)
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There’s just something about adding distorted guitar to a classic song. If you agree or are wondering what the hell I mean, you'll like this episode. You also hear some interesting facts behind some of the songs. Listen now. Artist and songs in this episode: (psst... just click on the artist's name to get more information on the artist) Keep on Runnin’ - Anthrax Long Cool Women - Vince Neil Helter Skelter  - Motley Crue TNT - Six Feet Under Ride Like The Wind - Jorn Born To Be Wild - Lizzy Borden Low Rider - Exodus Led Zeppelin Medley - Dream Theater Love Gun - Stone Sour Spotify Playlist Listen to these tunes and more like them on the Spotify Playlist with the same name. Click here Reach Out This is your show too so let me know what you think. Requests? Show ideas? Do I suck? Leave me a voice message on the show page at HTTP://planetcorey.com/podcast and I’ll be watching for Facebook comments too. THANK YOU for listening!
58:36
November 1, 2020
EP. 1 - Acoustic Kickstart
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Do you like acoustic music that rocks a little?  Then press play and listen because you're gonna like what you hear. Songs and artists played on this episode: (psst... just click on the artist's name to get more information on the artist) Turn Up The Radio (Unplugged) - Autograph Personal Jesus - Rob Anthony I Found out - O’Neill & Wean Highway Junkie - Chris Knight I Don’t Wanna Know - Eddie Spaghetti Reach out: This is your show too so let me know what you think.  Requests? Show ideas? Do I suck?  Leave me a voice message on the show page and I’ll be watching for Facebook comments too. THANK YOU for listening!
33:37
October 26, 2020