51 Shades of Geek

119: Christmas On A Musical Planet, Part 2

More music from the Christmas episodes of your favorite sci-fi and fantasy shows, no matter how utterly bizarre they were! Features highlights from:

  • Amazing Stories (Thomas Newman)
  • Doctor Who (Murray Gold)
  • The X-Files (Mark Snow)
  • bonus non-soundtrack-but-they-should-be tunes from the H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society and the Go-Gos (but probably not the ones you’re expecting)

May your holidays be joyous and tuneful. (42:24)

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118: Christmas On A Musical Planet, Part 1

Music from the Christmas episodes of your favorite sci-fi and fantasy shows, no matter how utterly bizarre they were! Features highlights from:

May your holidays be joyous and tuneful. (42:24)

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117: Trek Yourself, Part 1

I think we all knew this would happen eventually: a leisurely trek through the Star Trek soundtrack library, this time concentrating on “firsts” for the various series – first season, first movie, and so on. Features music from:

Composers include Alexander Courage, Fred Steiner, Sol Kaplan, Joseph Mullendore, Gerald Fried, Dennis McCarthy, Ron Jones, and others. (1:04:07)

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116: Rated PG: The Film Music of Peter Gabriel

Tracing a promising film scoring career (and a unique sound) all the way back to its genesis. Highlights from:

For Pete’s sake, Pete, please do more movie music and stop rehashing your back catalogue. (56:59)

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