Season 4

401: Get Your Ass To Mars

The fourth planet. The red planet. The world that time, and apparently surface water, forgot. And it might just be our next home, but first we’ll have to get there. And we’ve got to have some music on the new frontier. This month’s selections: Mars (Nick Cave & Warren Ellis) [buy it in the store …

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Season 3

302: Comet Gazing

Whether they’re just pretty remnants of the formation of the solar system, mythical harbingers of doom, or camouflage for genocidal alien empires, there’s a comet – and a comet soundtrack – for just about every taste: Comet ISON (Yasunori Mitsuda) Rosetta (Vangelis) Hale-Bopp (Grayghost) Arrivederci Yamato (Hiroshi Miyagawa) Comet one, comet all, first comet, first …

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Season 2

213: Wars Without Williams

Rogue One premieres next month, ushering in a new era of Star Wars movies chronicling “side stories” that don’t necessarily centrally involve members of the Skywalker Family…and movies that aren’t scored by the legendary John Williams. But many Star Wars adventures have already featured music by other composers, to wit: Star Wars: The Clone Wars …

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Season 2

212: Slimed!

Need to get in the mood for Halloween…and the all-MST3K-movie-music podcast didn’t do it for you? Fear not – and by all means, don’t be afraid of no ghosts. Which is a double negative, so I guess, technically…be afraid of ghosts. But don’t be afraid of their music: Ghostbusters (Elmer Bernstein / Ray Parker Jr. …

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Season 2

211: Radio Free MST3K

Need to get in the mood for Halloween? Need something truly terrifying? The Satellite of Love is known for its non-stop matinee of terrifyingly bad movies…and in honor of Joel, Mike and the ‘bots, here are musical highlights from some of those movies: OK Connery (Ennio Morricone / Bruno Nicolai) Laserblast (Joel Goldsmith / Richard …

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Season 2

210: DIIIIIIIIIIVE!

Jump. Do it. Check the seal on your pressure suit gloves. Open the airlock. Step out on the ledge. Jump. JUMP. Also, jump into music about jumping from the edge of space. Space Dive (Daniel Pemberton) Project Excelsior (Adam Young) …and a special surprise by (Howard Blake) Don’t worry, the planet will break your fall. …

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Season 2

206: Tales Of The Blaster Beam IV

BWONNNNNNNGGGG! The Blaster Beam is back in another selection of soundtracks and snippets stretching from 1978 through 2016 (!). Catch up with that most Lovecraftian of instruments’ exploits, old and new, in a brand new mix that you will enjoy: 10 Cloverfield Lane (Bear McCreary) Cat People (Giorgio Moroder) Dr. Strange (Paul Chihara) Forbidden World …

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