Quantcast
Ridge Racer composer releases new original album - Destructoid




Game database:   #ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ         ALL     Xbox One     PS4     360     PS3     WiiU     Wii     PC     3DS     DS     PS Vita     PSP     iOS     Android


Ridge Racer composer releases new original album


1:30 PM on 10.14.2013
Ridge Racer composer releases new original album photo



Kohta Takahashi has been one of Namco's more prolific composers over the years, having a hand in crafting the sugary sweet yet catchy Klonoa soundtracks as well as being lead composer for the Ridge Racer series beginning with R4, aka the best Ridge Racer there is. He eventually took his career freelancing for various videogame companies and working on his own original music, but he's still involved with the new Ridge Racer iterations to this day.

So if you're a fan of Ridge Racer music in general, you'll be pleased to know that Takahashi's new album has been released, featuring sounds very reminiscent of the style found in this game. EVERYONE combines his trademark style of melodic rock solos and drum 'n' bass within a deeply futuristic and riveting soundscape.

Head on over to Takahashi's Bandcamp and give it a spin. It's always good to see classic composers spread their wings with some original creative projects.






Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.






Music

11:45 AM on 10.16.2014
Final Fantasy and World of Warcraft composers join up for a concert

Final Fantasy composer Nobuo Uematsu and World of Warcraft composer Jason Hayes are teaming up with their respective bands, The Earthbound Papas and Critical Hit, to perform live at Naka-Kon in Overland Park, Kansas this Nove...more



12:45 PM on 10.13.2014
Zone Runners: Sonic-themed hip hop

Sonic-themed hip hop exists. Check out Zone Runners, a game music-inspired hip hop trio that just released their debut album of Sonic the Hedgehog type tunes. They run through a number of zones over the 11-track release, with...more



8:00 PM on 10.09.2014
What's your favorite game music to work to?

Every so often while working, I'll listen to some new pop song that isn't very good but has managed to seem good, over time, because I keep encountering it. After a couple days of this, tops, I'll inevitably wear myself out a...more



View all Music






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more