barSILENCE: A Video Game Music Podcast

Ridge Racer: Time Extended

Episode 13

[Episode 13] Right Racer Month continues! This is a special bonus episode featuring remixes of tracks from Ridge Racer!

The songs in this episode come from extremely limited-run albums that featured original tracks from the game, as well as awesome remixes that you have likely never heard!

Tune in and hear remixes by jungle and breaks legend Lennie De Ice & Armshouse Crew from the Ridge Racer NSM release in 1996, as well as grooving, jazzy, and nostalgic heavy remixes from the even more rare Ridge Laser laserdisc playthrough soundtrack!

COME ON! PULL UP TO THE STARTING LINE AND REV YOUR ENGINE!

Track Listing:

00:00:00 - Welcome RR 2.5 (Ridge Laser) [Shinji Hosoe]

00:03:34 - Introduction: Ridge Racer NSM and Ridge Racer Albums

00:06:23 - Rare Hero - Underground Mix (Ridge Racer NSM) [Lennie De Ice & Armshouse Crew]

00:11:53 - Ridge Racer - Future Groove Mix (Ridge Racer NSM) [Lennie De Ice & Armshouse Crew]

00:16:33 - Speedster - M.T. Mix (Ridge Racer) [Sampling Master B]

00:21:27 - Rhythm Shift - Full Throttle Mix (Ridge Racer NSM) [Lennie De Ice & Armshouse Crew]

00:26:29 - Introduction: Ridge Laser Album

00:28:51 - Had gripped (Ridge Laser) [Nobuyoshi Sano]

00:33:31 - RIDGE RACER (in the jazz groove) (Ridge Laser) [Nobuyoshi Sano]

00:36:24 - Outro

00:38:08 - Ridge Racer (RIDGE RACER USA Mix) (Ridge Racer 20th Anniversary Remix) [Hiroshi Okubo w/Takenobu Mitsuyoshi]

barSILENCE is a monthly podcast crafted to celebrate and explore the best game audio from past and present. You’re here because you enjoy the same thing that I do, and I am grateful for that.

This episode is brought to you in part by our kind Patreon subscribers, and by our show's sponsor, Bold Pickins Specialty Pickles. Find them in stores near you: boldpickins.com

Shout-outs are also in order for Professor Tom of the Shujin Academy VGM Club Podcast! You can and should check out his show by going to his site.

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Ridge Racer: Ridge City FM1

Episode 12

[Episode 12] ALLLL RIGHT EVERYONE! This month barSILENCE is racing and drifting through the soundtrack to the early releases of the Ridge Racer series in the arcade and on the original PlayStation!

The soundtracks to Ridge Racer, Ridge Racer 2, and Ridge Racer Revolution, share many things and most of it is high-energy techno by composers Shinji Hosoe, Ayako Saso, and Nobuyoshi Sano, that puts the pedal to the metal and drives you to dancing!

THE ENGINES SOUND LIKE THEY ARE READY TO GO! ARE YOU ALL SET?!

Track Listing:

00:00:00 - Main Theme (Ridge Racer - Playstation) [Shinji Hosoe]

00:00:47 - Introduction

00:04:21 - Ridge Racer (Ridge Racer - Playstation) [Shinji Hosoe]

00:10:44 - Rare Hero (Ridge Racer - Playstation) [Nobuyoshi Sano]

00:15:41 - Speedster (Ridge Racer - Playstation) [Shinji Hosoe]

00:20:33 - Ridge Racer: Arcade & Playstation 1

00:23:47 - Feeling Over (Ridge Racer - Playstation) [Ayako Saso]

00:29:39 - Rhythm Shift (Ridge Racer - Playstation) [Shinji Hosoe]

00:34:51 - Ridge Racer 2

00:36:20 - Welcome RR (Ridge Racer 2 - Arcade) [Shinji Hosoe]

00:38:01 - Lords of Techno (Ridge Racer 2 - Arcade) [Ayako Saso]

00:43:18 - Drive U 2 Dancing (Ridge Racer 2 - Arcade) [Ayako Saso]

00:49:54 - Ridge Racer Revolution

00:51:54 - Grip (Ridge Racer Revolution - Playstation) [Nobuyoshi Sano]

01:00:03 - Outro

01:01:53 - Winning Turn (Ridge Racer 2 - Arcade) [Shinji Hosoe]

barSILENCE is a monthly podcast crafted to celebrate and explore the best game audio from past and present. You’re here because you enjoy the same thing that I do, and I am grateful for that.

This episode is brought to you in part by our kind Patreon subscribers, and by our show's sponsor, Bold Pickins Specialty Pickles. Find them in stores near you: boldpickins.com

Shout-outs are also in order for Professor Tom of the Shujin Academy VGM Club Podcast! You can and should check out his show by going to his site.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Legion of VGM, consider subscribing to the show on Patreon. As a thank you for subscribing, you will get access to an exclusive Bonus Beats show each month! Click here to learn more!

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Jet Set Radio

Episode 11

[Episode 11] This month barSILENCE is skating and tagging the streets of Toyko-to with the incredible music of the Jet Set Radio (Dreamcast) and Jet Set Radio Future (Xbox).

This is the music of Tokyo's very own #1 pirate power station Jet Set Radio! Over the hood, through the streets, and right into your brains. We're riding high on a smooth stream of supersonic sounds! Now let's tune in, use this city as a canvas, and paint us some vibes from the street!

Track Listing:

00:00:00 - Let Mom Sleep (Jet Set Radio - Dreamcast) [Hideki Naganuma]

00:02:52 - Talk Sequence - Intro & Jet Set Radio

00:06:43 - Humming the Bassline (Jet Set Radio - Dreamcast) [Hideki Naganuma]

00:09:37 - That's Enough (Jet Set Radio - Dreamcast) [Hideki Naganuma]

00:13:20 - Sneakman (Jet Set Radio - Dreamcast) [Hideki Naganuma]

00:17:56 - Funky Radio (Jet Set Radio - Dreamcast) [B.B. Rights]

00:21:44 - Magical Girl (Jet Set Radio - Dreamcast) [Guitar Vader]

00:24:51 - Everybody Jump Around (Jet Set Radio - Dreamcast) [Richard Jacques]

00:29:35 - Electric Tooth Brush (Jet Set Radio - Dreamcast) [Toronto]

00:35:21 - Funky Plucker! (Jet Set Radio - Dreamcast) [Semi.Detached]

00:42:22 - Many Styles (Jet Set Radio - Dreamcast) [O.B. One]

00:48:25 - Talk Sequence - Jet Set Radio Future

00:51:58 - The Concept Of Love (Jet Set Radio Future - Xbox) [Hideki Naganuma]

00:55:39 - Teknopathetic (Jet Set Radio Future - Xbox) [Hideki Naganuma]

00:59:21 - Humming the Bassline (D.S. Remix) (Jet Set Radio Future - Xbox) [Hideki Naganuma]

01:03:37 - Bokfresh (Jet Set Radio Future - Xbox) [Richard Jacques]

01:07:09 - What About the Future (Jet Set Radio Future - Xbox) [Richard Jacques]

01:11:27 - Talk Sequence - Outro

01:13:54 - Oldies But Happies (Jet Set Radio Future - Xbox) [Hideki Naganuma]

barSILENCE is a monthly podcast crafted to celebrate and explore the best game audio from past and present. You’re here because you enjoy the same thing that I do, and I am grateful for that.

This episode is brought to you in part by our kind Patreon subscribers, and by our show's sponsor, Bold Pickins Specialty Pickles. Find them in stores near you: boldpickins.com

Shout-outs are also in order for Professor Tom of the Shujin Academy VGM Club Podcast! You can and should check out his show by going to his site.

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Ape Escapes

Episode 10

[Episode 10] This month barSILENCE is diving into the monkey madness of the Ape Escape series with music by famed house and jungle composer Soichi Terada.

We're catching the drum, the bass, and the apes with 14 of the best tracks from the original Ape Escape on the Playstation, the remake Ape Escape on the Loose on the Playstation Portable, and the pinnacle of the series, Ape Escape 3 on the Playstation 2.

Get your Dual Analog controllers, Gotcha Gadgets, headphones, and let's tune into Specter TV and net some apes!

Track Listing:

00:00:00 - Title Screen (Ape Escape On The Loose - PSP) [Soichi Terada]

00:06:54 - Time Station (Ape Escape - PS1) [Soichi Terada]

00:10:08 - The Lost Land: Fossil Field (Ape Escape - PS1) [Soichi Terada]

00:14:34 - The Lost Land: T-Rex's Lair (Ape Escape - PS1) [Soichi Terada]

00:21:40 - Mysterious Age: Cryptic Relics (Ape Escape On The Loose - PSP) [Soichi Terada]

00:25:30 - Oceana: Coral Cave (Ape Escape On The Loose - PSP) [Soichi Terada]

00:30:01 - Specter Land: Welcome (Ape Escape On The Loose - PSP) [Soichi Terada]

00:36:54 - TV Station (Ape Escape 3 - PS2) [Soichi Terada]

00:41:08 - Eversummer Island (Ape Escape 3 - PS2) [Soichi Terada]

00:45:01 - Gadget Training Room (Ape Escape 3 - PS2) [Soichi Terada]

00:49:02 - Tomoki City 2 (Ape Escape 3 - PS2) [Soichi Terada]

00:53:26 - Mount Amazing 2 (Ape Escape 3 - PS2) [Soichi Terada]

00:57:40 - The Hot Springs (Ape Escape 3 - PS2) [Soichi Terada]

01:03:31 - Fortune Telling (Ape Escape 3 - PS2) [Soichi Terada]

barSILENCE is a monthly podcast crafted to celebrate and explore the best game audio from past and present. You’re here because you enjoy the same thing that I do, and I am grateful for that.

This episode is brought to you in part by our kind Patreon subscribers, and by our show's sponsor, Bold Pickins Specialty Pickles. Find them in stores near you: boldpickins.com

Shout-outs are also in order for Professor Tom of the Shujin Academy VGM Club Podcast! You can and should check out his show by going to his site.

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Winter Mix

Episode 9

[Episode 9] This month barSILENCE celebrates the chilly and frosty sounds of winter through video game music! Grab a warm drink and chill out to this playlist designed to accompany you on frosty hikes in the woods, shoveling snow, and sitting by the fire.

Special thanks to Aaron, of the Aaron & Tommy: Super Pod Saga Podcast, who requested this episode's final track.

You can find their show here to listen and find them online: linktr.ee/superpodsaga

Track Listing:

00:00:00 - In A Snow-Bound Land (Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest) [David Wise]

00:03:14 - Intro Section

00:06:28 - White Ice (Bomberman 64) [Akifumi Tada]

00:09:00 - Snow Field (Chocobo's Dungeon 2) [Kumi Tanoka]

00:10:54 - Winterland (Tales of Destiny) [Motoi Sakuraba, Shinji Tamura]

00:13:07 - Snowpoint City (Day) (Pokemon Diamond & Pearl) [Hitomi Sato]

00:16:46 - The Boundary Between Snow and Ice (Eternal Sonata) [Motoi Sakuraba]

00:19:44 - Phantoms (Final Fantasy X) [Junya Nakano]

00:23:18 - Frosty Frolics (Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie's Double Trouble!) [Eveline Fischer]

00:25:35 - Zehgo - Fine Winter Weather (Yuki Shirogane) (Lightning Legend: Daigo No Daibouken) [Ohamo Kotetsu]

00:27:03 - The Use of Meia (Alundra) [Kohei Tanaka]

00:29:14 - Mysteries Abound (Final Fantasy XIII) [Masashi Hamauzu]

00:31:48 - Another Winter (Trials of Mana) [Hiroki Kikuta]

00:36:41 - Lucid Dream (Cross Code) [Deniz Akbulut]

00:39:22 - Loading (Wii Food Delivery Channel) [Kazumi Totaka]

00:40:34 - Holoska (Night) (Sonic Unleashed) [Fumie Kumatani]

00:46:11 - Christmas on Dobuita Street (Shenmue) [Takenobu Mitsuyoshi]

00:48:23 - A Wish (Secret of Mana) [Hiroki Kikuta]

00:50:02 - Winter (The Wind Can Be Still) (Stardew Valley) [Concerned Ape]

00:52:51 - Outro Section

00:54:27 - Winters White (Earthbound) [Akio Ohmori, Ritsuo Kamimura, Keiichi Suzuki, Hirokazu Tanaka]

barSILENCE is a monthly podcast crafted to celebrate and explore the best game audio from past and present. You’re here because you enjoy the same thing that I do, and I am grateful for that.

This episode is brought to you in part by our kind Patreon subscribers, and by our show's sponsor, Bold Pickins Specialty Pickles. Find them in stores near you: boldpickins.com

Shout-outs are also in order for Professor Tom of the Shujin Academy VGM Club Podcast! You can and should check out his show by going to his site.

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Perfect Dark

Episode 8

[Episode 8] This month barSILENCE lands in the futuristic streets of 2023 to listen to the ambitious cyberpunk-influenced soundtrack of Perfect Dark on the Nintendo 64. We’re hacking into 15 of the best moody, bassy, and sci-fi soundscapes from Rare's greatest composers, Grant Kirkhope, Graeme Norgate, and David Clynick.

In the wise words of Daniel Carrington, "Act your age, Joanna!"

Track Listing:

00:00:00 - Main Titles (Perfect Dark) [Graeme Norgate]

00:03:11 - Pause Menu (Perfect Dark) [Grant Kirkhope]

00:06:19 - Carrington Institute (Perfect Dark) [Grant Kirkhope]

00:08:54 - Training (Perfect Dark) [Grant Kirkhope]

00:12:16 - Alien Conflict (Perfect Dark) [David Clynick]

00:21:38 - dataDyne Central: Defection (Perfect Dark) [Graeme Norgate]

00:25:36 - dataDyne Research: Investigation (Perfect Dark) [Grant Kirkhope]

00:29:05 - dataDyne Research: Investigation X (Perfect Dark) [Grant Kirkhope]

00:31:10 - dataDyne Central: Extraction (Perfect Dark) [Grant Kirkhope]

00:35:38 - Carrington Villa: Hostage One (Perfect Dark) [Grant Kirkhope]

00:43:07 - Chicago: Stealth (Perfect Dark) [Grant Kirkhope]

00:48:32 - Deep Sea: Nullify Threat (Perfect Dark) [Graeme Norgate]

00:55:13 - Carrington Institute: Defence (Perfect Dark) [Grant Kirkhope]

01:00:50 - Mission Complete (Perfect Dark) [Grant Kirkhope]

01:03:26 - Credits (Perfect Dark) [Grant Kirkhope]

barSILENCE is a monthly podcast crafted to celebrate and explore the best game audio from past and present. You’re here because you enjoy the same thing that I do, and I am grateful for that.

This episode is brought to you in part by our kind Patreon subscribers, and by our show's sponsor, Bold Pickins Specialty Pickles. Find them in stores near you: boldpickins.com

Shout-outs are also in order for Professor Tom of the Shujin Academy VGM Club Podcast! You can and should check out his show by going to his site.

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Halloween Haunts

Episode 7

[Episode 7] This month barSILENCE is getting spooky with a special Halloween-themed episode! Enjoy this haunting mixtape-style episode of 18 dark, ghostly ominous, and spine-chilling tracks that are perfect for your October frights.

Track Listing:

00:00:06 - Welcome Guests (Haunting of Magnolia Manor) [Jimmy "Big Giant Circles" Hinson]

00:05:15 - Castle of the Four Gods (Shin Megami Tensei) [Tsukasa Masuko]

00:08:11 - The Workyard (Nightmare Circus) [Kurt Harland, Jim Hedges, Andy Armer]

00:12:23 - Stage 3 (Splatterhouse 3) [Eiko Kaneko]

00:13:48 - Creature of the Night (Nosferatu) [Masanao Akahori]

00:15:14 - The Nightmare is Finally Over... (Clock Tower) [Kouji Niikura]

00:18:05 - Don't Cry, Jennifer (Clock Tower) [Kouji Niikura]

00:21:23 - The One Who is Torn Apart (Xenogears) [Yasunori Mitsuda]

00:23:59 - Never Forgive Me, Never Forget Me (Silent Hill 3) [Akira Yamaoka]

00:26:16 - Haunted House (Super Mario 64) [Koji Kondo]

00:29:19 - Lakebed Temple (The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess) [Toru Minegishi, Asuka Ohta, Koji Kondo, Mahito Yokota]

00:31:42 - Deep Sea (Deep Fear) [Kenji Kawai]

00:34:17 - Watch Out! (Parasite Eve 2) [Naoshi Mizuta]

00:37:44 - Looters (Dead Rising 2) [Oleksa Lozowchuk]

00:38:52 - Spiders (Alan Wake's American Nightmare) [Petri Alanko]

00:40:48 - Flesh Eating Zombies (State of Decay) [Jesper Kyd]

00:44:48 - Chance Encounter (State of Decay) [Jesper Kyd]

00:50:30 - Death (FEZ) [Disasterpeace]

barSILENCE is a monthly podcast crafted to celebrate and explore the best game audio from past and present. You’re here because you enjoy the same thing that I do, and I am grateful for that.

This episode is brought to you in part by our kind Patreon subscribers, and by our show's sponsor, Bold Pickins Specialty Pickles. Find them in stores near you: boldpickins.com

Shout-outs are also in order for Professor Tom of the Shujin Academy VGM Club Podcast! You can and should check out his show by going to his site.

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Gran Turismo: Spec 1

Episode 6

[Episode 6] This month barSILENCE is on track and hitting the apex full throttle with music from the first two games in the Gran Turismo series!

We’re listening to the music of the Japanese release featuring the blazing guitars and mega percussion of Masahiro Andoh, the jazz-infused grooves of Isamu Ohira, and the electronic beats from Jason Page’s Western release. Let’s hit the pedal to the metal!

Track Listing:

00:00:00 - Welcome Back, GT (Gran Turismo 2) [Isamu Ohira]

00:04:24 - City (Gran Turismo) [Isamu Ohira]

00:05:57 - Mitsubishi Garage (Gran Turismo) [Isamu Ohira]

00:07:49 - Qualify - Results (Gran Turismo) [Jason Page]

00:08:50 - Car Shop - Honda & Acura (Gran Turismo) [Jason Page]

00:15:26 - Moon Over The Castle (Gran Turismo) [Masahiro Andoh]

00:21:08 - Get Closer (Gran Turismo) [Masahiro Andoh]

00:27:30 - Poker Face (Gran Turismo 2) [Isamu Ohira]

00:28:52 - The Drift Of Air Ver.2 (Gran Turismo 2) [Isamu Ohira]

00:32:35 - From The East (Gran Turismo 2) [Isamu Ohira]

00:35:52 - Blade (Gran Turismo 2) [Masahiro Andoh]

00:39:44 - Call of the Wild (Gran Turismo 2) [Masahiro Andoh]

00:44:20 - Hot Tin Root (Gran Turismo 2) [Masahiro Andoh]

00:50:25 - The "Real" Motorious City (Gran Turismo 2) [Isamu Ohira]

barSILENCE is a monthly podcast crafted to celebrate and explore the best game audio from past and present. You’re here because you enjoy the same thing that I do, and I am grateful for that.

This episode is brought to you in part by our kind Patreon subscribers, and by our show's sponsor, Bold Pickins Specialty Pickles. Find them in stores near you: boldpickins.com

Shout-outs are also in order for Professor Tom of the Shujin Academy VGM Club Podcast! You can and should check out his show by going to his site.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Legion of VGM, consider subscribing to the show on Patreon. As a thank you for subscribing, you will get access to an exclusive Bonus Beats show each month! Click here to learn more!

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Tetris Affects

Episode 5

[Episode 5] This month barSILENCE is covering the music from one of the best-selling games ever made! That's right, we're listening to Tetris! The name of this episode is no mistake, Tetris has been weaving its way into our brains and affecting generations of gamers for nearly 40 years.

Let's listen to the origins of the Tetris theme, its variations, and a ton of fantastic music from 15 different games!

Track Listing:

00:00:00 - Name Entry (Tetris - Gameboy) [Hirokazu Tanaka]

00:03:18 - Peddlers (Tetris - Apple IIgs) [Ed Bogas]

00:03:56 - Type-A (Tetris - Gameboy) [Hirokazu Tanaka]

00:05:39 - Type-A (Super Smash Bros. Brawl - Wii) [Yoko Shimomura]

00:10:08 - Type-B (Tetris - Gameboy) [Hirokazu Tanaka]

00:11:38 - Type-B (Super Smash Bros. Brawl - Wii) [Masafumi Takada]

00:17:00 - Title Screen (Super Tetris 2 + Bombliss - SNES) [Mitsuhiko Takano, K4, Dhal-Chan]

00:18:40 - Heroism (Super Tetris 3 - SNES) [Shigemitsu Goto]

00:20:12 - How To Play (Tetris Plus - Arcade) [NIS, Kazuo Sawa]

00:21:58 - Level 2 (Tetris - CD-i) [Jim Andron]

00:26:21 - Baking Cookies (Versus Minnie) (Magical Tetris Challenge - Gameboy) [Harumi Fujita]

00:31:52 - Martist (Tetrisphere - Nintendo 64) [Neil D. Voss]

00:34:59 - Thread6 (The New Tetris - Nintendo 64) [Neil D. Voss]

00:37:42 - Giali (The New Tetris - Nintendo 64) [Neil D. Voss]

00:41:46 - Troika (The Next Tetris - Playstation) [Kevin Manthei]

00:44:43 - New BGM 2 (The Next Tetris - Playstation) [Kevin Manthei, Syzygy Records, 1205 Recording]

00:50:41 - Track 5 (Tetris Kiwamemichi - Arcade/PS2) [Unknown Composer]

00:53:47 - Level 01 (Tetris: The Grand Master 3 Terror Instinct - Arcade) [Shinji Hosoe, Ayako Saso]

00:56:52 - Level 02 (Tetris: The Grand Master 3 Terror Instinct - Arcade) [Shinji Hosoe, Ayako Saso]

00:59:07 - Sakura Variation# 03 (Tetris: The Grand Master 3 Terror Instinct - Arcade) [Shinji Hosoe, Ayako Saso]

01:01:50 - Ritual Groove (Tetris Effect - PS4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Switch, PC) [Hydelic]

01:03:49 - Morning Star (Tetris Effect - PS4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Switch, PC) [Hydelic]

01:08:32 - Game Theme (Tetris 99 - Switch) [SuperSweep]

barSILENCE is a monthly podcast crafted to celebrate and explore the best game audio from past and present. You’re here because you enjoy the same thing that I do, and I am grateful for that.

This episode is brought to you in part by our kind Patreon subscribers, and by our show's sponsor, Bold Pickins Specialty Pickles. Find them in stores near you: boldpickins.com

Shout-outs are also in order for Professor Tom of the Shujin Academy VGM Club Podcast! You can and should check out his show by going to his site.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Legion of VGM, consider subscribing to the show on Patreon. As a thank you for subscribing, you will get access to an exclusive Bonus Beats show each month! Click here to learn more!

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Jesper Genesis

Episode 4

[Episode 4] This month barSILENCE is exploring the deep and bass heavy sounds from the Zyrinx sound driver origins of the award-winning composer, Jesper Kyd.

Grab a good pair of headphones, turn up the volume, and get grimy and heavy with amazing tracks from Sub-Terrania, Red Zone, and The Adventures of Batman and Robin on the Sega Genesis (Mega Drive).

Track Listing:

00:00:00 - Start Sequence [Sub-Terrania]

00:03:40 - Funky Writer [Sub-Terrania]

00:09:14 - Crystal Space [Sub-Terrania]

00:13:17 - Last Level [Sub-Terrania]

00:17:51 - Title [Red Zone]

00:20:30 - Spinner [Red Zone]

00:25:46 - Headquarter [Red Zone]

00:31:21 - Hanger [Red Zone]

00:39:44 - Joker's Theme [The Adventures of Batman and Robin - Genesis Version)

00:42:05 - Flying Over The City [The Adventures of Batman and Robin - Genesis Version)

00:48:01 - Dark Studio [The Adventures of Batman and Robin - Genesis Version)

00:54:49 - Two-Face's Theme [The Adventures of Batman and Robin - Genesis Version)

00:59:24 - Big Boss [The Adventures of Batman and Robin - Genesis Version)

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