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. Dieser Podcast erscheint jede zweite Woche.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 4 days 4 hours 35 minutes


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episode 95: Lifted From a Missing TOS Episode

"Code of Honor." I am joined by trombonist Lance Laster to discuss the episode and the music of the first season Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "Code of Honor."


 2018-11-27  55m

episode 94: Do I Have the Job?

Cliff Eidelman Interview. We are joined by Cliff Eidelman to discuss his career as a composer. We talk about his new works that were inspired by art, working with the Londonand Munich Symphony Orchestras, his vocal album, and getting the job as the compo


 2018-10-14  1h29m

episode 93: Sound Always Dominates Pictures

Nicholas Meyer Interview. We are joined by Nicholas Meyer, writer and director of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan and Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, to talk about film composing from a director's perspective. We talk about temp scores, favorite s


 2018-10-07  1h0m

episode 92: Like a Movie of the Week

"11001001" with Brian McVickar. We are joined by Brian McVickar, host of A Score to Settle, to discuss the music of the first season Next Generation episode "11001001."


 2018-09-30  58m

episode 91: A Spiritual Sequel Score

James Horner's Clear and Present Danger. We are joined by film score expert John Takis to discuss James Horner's score to the 1994 film Clear and Present Danger.


 2018-09-02  1h11m

episode 90: Noticing it For the First Time.

Star Trek Beyond at the Albert Hall. We are joined by Tony Robinson, host of Continuing Mission, to discuss the showing of the film Star Trek Beyond at the Royal Albert Hall, with the score provided by a live symphony.


 2018-08-20  35m

episode 89: Yo!

Dennis McCarthy Interview. Brandon-Shea Mutala has an in depth discussion with Dennis McCarthy, the person who has composed the most Star Trek episodes and films. We talk about getting into the business, working with Kevin Kiner, as well as his extensive


 2018-07-08  1h9m

Goodnight, Harlan

Remembering Harlan Ellison's "The City on the Edge of Forever." We take a look at the score to the episode that many fans consider to be the best episode of the original Star Trek.


 2018-07-01  17m

episode 87: Melodic Treks Part V: A New Beginning

Jeff Russo Interview. We talk to the two-time Grammy Award nominee and Emmy Award-winning composer about his work on the first season of Star Trek: Discovery and the progression of his music career.


 2018-06-24  52m

episode 86: The City on the Edge of Saskatchewan

Restarting the music. A temporal intervention by associate producer Tony Robinson stops Brandon Shea-Mutala from ending Melodic Treks in November 2017.


 2018-06-17  7m