Melodic Treks is a Trek.fm 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.
Ron Jones Interview, Part 1. The famed Star Trek composer who scored 42 episodes of The Next Generation joins us to discuss his career in music, how he got his start in Hollywood, and more about his non-Trek work.
Five Favorites. The music is playing once again as the baton has been passed from Colin Higgins to your new host, Brandon-Shea Mutala, who shares the story of how he became a Star Trek fan and reveals his favorite tracks from the franchise.
This week on Melodic Treks we are joined by Paul Finch a fellow podcaster from Scotland. Paul takes a break from talk all things Enterprise on Previously In The Alpha Quadrant to pick his top 5 tracks. As always with this process we have some firm favouri
Its Christmas a time for friends and family, so this week the Trek Fm family get together around the camp fire toast some Marsh Melons and pick a track or two that they like for this Melodic Treks Christmas show
The Unexpected Music in Star Trek. Elvis Presley. Frank Sinatra. Billie Holiday. Some of the greatest names in music pop up in your favorite episodes. Plug in your earphones and find out what Zefram Cochrane listened to on his jukebox.
Musical Shatner. Beyond acting, writing, and directing, is also a commercially viable audio artist with many albums and performances to his name. We explore this side of his career from 1968's The Transformed Man to 2013's Ponder the Mystery.
Cliff Eidelman. Sometimes to get a break you need a few things to go in your favor. We look at how things led to Eidelman scoring Star Trek VI, as well as the unexpected course of his career afterwards.
Star Trek Bands: Five Year Mission and Warp 11. We look at the formation and background of these two bands who write original songs about Star Trek, their genesis and history, and their very different musical styles.
The Holographic, Operatic Doctor. Previously on Melodic Treks we have talked about Robert Picardo and his parody singing. This time around the crew from To The Journey joins in the conversation as we talk about the opera loving Doc.