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Hello Galactic Castaways, this is ALPHA CONTROL - the podcast about Irwin Allen’s classic 1960’s Sci-Fi Adventure television series LOST IN SPACE. Strap in with your 'Mission Controller', Laen August for compelling guest interviews - exploring subjects directly related to LOST IN SPACE. On some missions, Laen is joined by his old college chum and 'Co-Controller'; Kurt Kuersteiner - for comprehensive podcast reviews of individual original series episodes! Alpha Control Podcast is a fun-filled, informative & very high production value 'walk down memory lane' - exploring all things LOST IN SPACE. Welcome aboard as we "Blast Off" together to celebrate Irwin Allen's 'LOST IN SPACE'.

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May 23, 2019


EPISODE SYNOPSIS: We welcome back Lost in Space Music expert Mr. Jeff Bond to Alpha Control for an exclusive interview. Jeff is an accomplished Author, Music Critic & Album Producer. He’s written several books on Sci-Fi related topics including The Music of Star Trek, The Art of Star Trek: The Kelvin Timeline & his latest title The World of Orville which was published in Jan. 2018. Notably for us, Jeff along with his colleague Neil Bulk was Album Producer on the beautiful LOST in SPACE 50th Anniversary Soundtrack Collection, released in 2015.

JEFF’S BIO: Mr. Bond is originally from Ohio & studied Creative Writing at Bowling Green State University after which he pursued his career as a movie magazine reporter. Jeff’s knowledge of film & TV music scores & their creators dates back to the 1990’s when he served as senior editor for Film Score Monthly. As a free-lance writer he has written articles for The Hollywood Reporter, Geek Monthly and Cinefantastique magazine. From 2003 to 2006, Jeff served as Senior Editor at CFQ, the later-day revival of Cinefantastique. In addition, he has written hundreds of movie and television soundtrack liner note booklets as an editor for GNP Crescendo Records, Varèse Sarabande Records & La-La Land Records. In 2012 he shared an IFMCA Award nomination for Star Trek: TOS Soundtrack collection & won the shared 2012 Award for Star Trek: TMP (expanded soundtrack) in the category of Best Archival Release of an Existing Score, for his work as producer & liner notes author.

I’m speaking with Jeff today about his brand-new book; 'THE FANTASY WORLDS OF IRWIN ALLEN; more than two and a half years in the making, this lavish, 600+ page hardcover coffee table book is the first and only book of its kind to take a visual journey through the mind and career of legendary producer Irwin Allen.

PODCAST INFO: This interview was conducted on 14 MAY 2019.

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