barSILENCE: A Video Game Music Podcast

Ridge Racer: Ridge City FM1

Episode 12

11 months ago

[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]

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