Episode 03242020: Wes’s Musical Meltdown from Magic 109

This week’s show was a lot of fun, and a nice escape from the onstop Corona Virus talk with which we’ve all been inundated. We did play a couple parodies regarding the virus and the panic buying of TP, had the cover comparison, lots of requests, some new tunes, and much more. The show ended […]

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Episode 03212020: Wes’s Musical Meltdown; Filling In For House Calls on Magic 109

This week, we brought you The Meltdown on a different night. As I’d taken this past Tuesday off, and had dealt with seizures that caused me to end the show less than halfway through on March 10, I decided it might be fun to fill in for House Calls on a Saturday night. Thanks to […]

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Episode 03032020: Wes’s Musical Meltdown As Aired on Magic 109

On this week’s show, we featured lots of new tunes, lots of requests, and a cover comparison between a country legend and an actor who thinks he can sing. We also pay brief tribute to late Head East guitarist Mike Somerville. In doing so, Alicia and I learned about an Iowa Musicians rock hall of […]

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Episode 02182020: Wes’s Musical Meltdown As Aired on Magic 109; Karaoke Adventures, New Home, Irrational Fear and great Tunes

This week on The Meltdown, we feature plenty of new and classic tunes, lots of requests, and the cover comparison. We also talk about our Karaoke adventures at Aces and Eights, our new home, and I disclose to the listeners what may be my most irrational fear. Sit back, turn it up, and enjoy the […]

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Episode 02042020: Wes’s Musical Meltdown As Originally Broadcast on Magic 109

This week’s show was pretty music intensive. Alicia and I did find a few topics to banter about. We featured the Cover Comparison, lots of requests, and turned the audience on to lots of new tunes. We also payed tribute to Alice Cooper as the show was being done on his 72Nd birthday. You even […]

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Episode 01142020: Wes’s Musical Meltdown; The Magic 109 Debut, and Introduction of Alicia as permanent Co-Host

Last night, The Meltdown made its Magic 109 debut! Thanks to all who tuned in, made requests, and otherwise interacted. Thanks also to my wonderful love, and new on-air co-host, Alicia, for making the show such a success. We had a great mix of genres, talked a bit of football, and gave the Magic listeners […]

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Episode 01072020: Wes’s Musical Meltdown; Magic 109 Audition

This week’s edition of The Meltdown was an audition/test broadcast for Magic 109. I’m proud to say I passed, and the show will now be heard Tuesdays from 7:00 PM-10:00 PM East on Magic 109. You can also access the station by telling your smart speaker “Play Magic 109 on TuneIn”. You can also tell […]

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Episode 12242019-1: Wes’s Musical Meltdown Year-In-Review; Pop Edition

This episode of The Meltdown is my Pop year in review. Lots of good tunes came out in 2019. Rock and country will be coming later. In addition to the tracks played on this show, you can also follow me on Apple Music and see my 2019 playlists for rock, country and pop, as well […]

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Episode 12172019: Wes’s Musical Meltdown; Final Live Show of 2019

This was the final live Meltdown of the year. Next week and the week after, I’ve prepared some year-in-review shows for your listening pleasure, and they will air on XTFM and will go up on the podcast sites afterward. A great mix of music, and lots of good interaction and requests on this week’s show. […]

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Episode 12102019: Wes’s Musical Meltdown From XTFM; Arizona Recap, Dimebag and Marie Fredriksson Tributes, And More

this week’s show was a lot of fun. My first one back after my trip to Arizona. In addition to great tunes, I talk a bit about the trip, talk about enjoying beers with my brothers and how that felt after some months of sobriety, and much more. Some of what I have to say […]

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