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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17: Hot Hands

Five Favorites. We're joined by Matt Warwick, an avid supporter of the podcast who is also a big lover of movie and television music. Matt selects his five favorite Star Trek compositions and tells us why they mean so much to him.


 2014-08-30  48m

16: The Prolific Composer

Brian Tyler. Best known for his scores from The Expendables and Rambo, we explore the contributions the prolific composer has made to the world of Star Trek though his scores for Enterprise and the Star Trek (2009) trailers.


 2014-08-16  38m

15: Exile In Vegas

Jerry Fielding. The name of Jerry Fielding doesn't readily spring to mind when asked to name famous composers of film scores, yet scored two iconic episode of The Original Series: "Spectre of the Gun" and "The Trouble with Tribbles." We take a look at his


 2014-08-02  33m

14: The Doctor Parodies

The Vocal Talents of Robert Picardo. Most of us have heard the Doctor sing on Voyager, but he also has carried his fair share of tunes outside of Star Trek both on stage and screen. We look at this aspect of his life.


 2014-07-19  33m

13: Darkness In the Hall

The Royal Albert Hall Concerts. Recently Michael Giacchino led performances of his scores from Star Trek (2009) and Star Trek Into Darkness in London. We get a recap from two fans who were there.


 2014-07-05  44m

12: On My iPod

Five Favorites. In past episode we've invited guests to share their five favorite pieces of music from Star Trek. Now it's time to find out what the host himself prefers. As he prepares for a holiday, Colin shares what's going on his iPod.


 2014-06-21  33m

11: Composition of the Wormhole

The Deep Space Nine Theme Variations. We delve into the two versions of the DS9 theme, the imagery behind them, how the composition played into what was occurring on the station, and some of the thoughts behind the sounds as seen by composer Dennis McCart


 2014-06-07  28m

10: Composing Into Darkness

Michael Giacchino. We delve into the man behind the sound of the Abramsverse, his education, inspiration, and early work in video games. Plus, we learn how he came to the attention of J.J. and went on two score the last two films.


 2014-05-25  37m

9: James's Wrath

James Horner. The Wrath of Khan is a favorite not only of fans but also members of film industry—and James Horner's score is a big part of that. We delve into the man behind the score, how he came to work on the project, his music history, and some of t


 2014-05-09  33m

8: Swedish Tea

The Borg in Music. The dynamic trio from Earl Grey joins us to talk about the music of the Borg. Not music written by Borg composers, but rather the music created by the great Ron Jones to represent them.


 2014-04-19  52m