barSILENCE: A Video Game Music Podcast

Ridge Racer: Ridge City FM2

Episode 27

2 months ago

[Episode 27] This month on barSILENCE, we're returning to the streets of Ridge City once again, revving our engines and drifting through the incredible soundtracks of Rave Racer from the arcade and Rage Racer on the PlayStation!

Get behind the wheel of the raving sounds of 1995's arcade perfection, Rave Racer, featuring the final Ridge Racer soundtrack by Shinji Hosoe, Nobuyoshi Sano, Ayako Saso, and the first appearance of Takayuki Aihara.

Then, we'll tune into the new generation of breakbeat and grooving drum and bass sound from the 1997 PlayStation release of Rage Racer, composed by Hiroshi Okubo and Tetsukazu Nakanishi.

Let it hit’em!

Special shoutout in this episode to Fantikun for helping select a few tracks and carrying the torch for this series with me online!

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Listen to More Ridge Racer Music: Episode 12: Ridge Racer: Ridge City FM1

Episode 13: Ridge Racer: Time Extended


00:00:00 - LINX ON (Rave Racer) [Shinji Hosoe - Megaten]

00:00:49 - Intro & Rave Racer

00:05:45 - EXH* NOTES (Rave Racer) [Nobuyoshi Sano - Sanodg]

00:12:18 - Rare Hero 3 (Pacific Mix) (Rave Racer) [Nobuyoshi Sano - Sanodg]

00:17:23 - Euphoria (Rave Racer) [Ayako Saso - Aya]

00:22:21 - Heat Floor (Rave Racer) [Shinji Hosoe - Megaten]

00:27:35 - Jazz Mission (Rave Racer) [Nobuyoshi Sano - Sanodg]

00:33:13 - Blue Topaz (Rave Racer) [Takayuki Aihara - J99]

00:38:15 - Rage Racer

00:43:11 - Introduction (Rage Racer) [Hiroshi Okubo]

00:44:01 - Rage Racer (Rage Racer) [Hiroshi Okubo]

00:49:09 - Mathemabeat (Rage Racer) [Hiroshi Okubo]

00:54:17 - Volcano Vehicle (Rage Racer) [Tetsukazu Nakanishi]

00:59:25 - Lightning Luge (Rage Racer) [Tetsukazu Nakanishi]

01:04:33 - Results (Rage Racer) [Tetsukazu Nakanishi & Shinji Hosoe]

01:07:07 - Silver Stream (Rage Racer) [Hiroshi Okubo & Ayako Saso]

01:14:22 - Outro

01:16:28 - Deep Drive (Rage Racer) [Tetsukazu Nakanishi]

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