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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.