Melodic Treks: A Star Trek Music Podcast

Melodic Treks is a podcast dedicated entirely to the music of Star Trek. Host Brandon-Shea Mutala explores the themes, orchestral scores, and incidental compositions that bring Star Trek episodes and films to life, as well as the composers, singers and musicians behind the sounds.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 51m. Bisher sind 109 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein zweiwöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 4 days 4 hours 35 minutes


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episode 105: There is No Comparison

Star Trek: The Motion Picture's 40th Anniversary. Brandon-Shea Mutala is joined by Neil Shurley to discuss the score to the first Star Trek film. In addition to the main bookend hosts, we have 13 additional guests comment on the music and the film itself.


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