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.

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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

episode 85: Melodic Treks Part IV: The Final Chapter

Jefferson Russo and Erich Kunzel. Your hosts discuss several projects in the career of Jefferson Russo, the new composer for Star Trek: Discovery.


 2017-11-12  1h50m

episode 84: Stretching Their Legs

The Music of Star Trek: Voyager. We take a look at the new 4-Disc Star Trek: Voyager soundtrack release from La La Land Records.


 2017-09-20  38m