barSILENCE: A Video Game Music Podcast

Armored Core Era 1

Episode 16

8 months ago

[Episode 16] This month barSILENCE is hopping into our giant mech and engaging in Combat Mode, while we listen to the futuristic and mecha-electro soundtracks from the first five games in the Armored Core series.

Whether you are new to the series, or an OG of the AC, and are getting ready for Armored Core 6: Fires of Rubicon, let’s connect to home base and jam out! Get battle-ready with the innovative, post-modern electronic sounds of this late 90s and early 2000s mech-building shooter by the famed developer, From Software!

Track Listing:

00:00:00 - Shape Memory Alloys (Album Version) (Armored Core - PS1) [Keiichiro Segawa]

00:01:53 - Intro: Armored Core & Armored Core: Project Phantasma

00:05:26 - Fall Pipe (Armored Core - PS1) [From Software]

00:07:27 - Mercury (Armored Core - PS1) [From Software]

00:09:18 - Mai Tai (Armored Core - PS1) [From Software]

00:11:16 - Junk Mail (Armored Core - PS1) [From Software]

00:13:01 - Grip (Album Version) (Armored Core: Project Phantasma - PS1) [From Software]

00:16:45 - Armored Core: Master of Arena

00:19:31 - Resonance Dive (Armored Core: Master of Arena - PS1) [Tsukasa Saitoh]

00:22:02 - Boil Down Aphid (Armored Core: Master of Arena - PS1) [Kota Hoshino]

00:24:14 - X axis (Armored Core: Master of Arena - PS1) [Kota Hoshino]

00:26:48 - Servizio (Armored Core: Master of Arena - PS1) [Keiichiro Segawa]

00:28:57 - Ambiguity (Armored Core: Master of Arena - PS1) [Tsukasa Saitoh]

00:32:07 - Smash And Grab (Armored Core: Master of Arena - PS1) [Tsukasa Saitoh]

00:34:42 - Synoptic Dope (Armored Core: Master of Arena - PS1) [Tsukasa Saitoh]

00:36:15 - Armored Core 2

00:39:26 - RoboComBat (Armored Core 2 - PS2) [Mijk Van dijk]

00:41:28 - Cord e (Armored Core 2 - PS2) [Tsukasa Saitoh]

00:44:33 - Whiz Drop (Armored Core 2 - PS2) [Tsukasa Saitoh]

00:47:46 - U-turn (Armored Core 2 - PS2) [From Software]

00:50:44 - Frighteners (Armored Core 2 - PS2) [Keiichiro Segawa]

00:53:31 - Armored Core 2: Another Age

00:55:26 - In the Shell (Armored Core 2: Another Age - PS2) [From Software]

00:58:40 - Waves (Armored Core 2: Another Age - PS2) [From Software]

01:01:31 - Delta Ray (Armored Core 2: Another Age - PS2) [Tsukasa Saitoh]

01:05:22 - The Groove (Armored Core 2: Another Age - PS2) [Tsukasa Saitoh]

01:09:03 - Out of Control (Armored Core 2: Another Age - PS2) [Yuji Kanda]

01:12:16 - Outro

01:14:08 - Theme from Armored Core (Armored Core 20th Anniversary Soundtrack Box Set) [From Software]

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