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Posted 19 April 2014 - 01:22 AM Edited by Midnightz, 26 April 2014 - 04:27 PM.

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Rebel Radio
OVERALL GRADE: 81%


10/10   Ozark Mountain Daredevils - If You Wanna Get To Heaven (1973)
10/10   Hank Thompson - I Don't Hurt Anymore (1957)
10/10   Johnny Paycheck - It Won't Be Long (And I'll Be Hating You) (1968)
9/10    Johnny Cash - General Lee (1982)
9/10    Willie Nelson - Whiskey River (1978)
9/10    Waylon Jennings - Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way (1975)
8/10    Jerry Reed - You Took All The Ramblin' Out Of Me (1972)
7/10    Charlie Feathers - Can't Hardly Stand It (1956)
6/10    Hasil Adkins - Get Outta of My Car (1966)
6/10    Waylon Jennings - I Ain't Living Long Like This (1979)
5/10    C.W. McCall - Convoy (1975)

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West Coast Classics
OVERALL GRADE: 75%


10/10   DJ Quik - Dollaz + Sense (1995)
10/10   Geto Boys - Mind Playing Tricks on Me (1991)
10/10   Dr. Dre (feat. Snoop Dogg, Kurupt & Nate Dogg) - The Next Episode (2000)
9/10    Snoop Dogg - Gin And Juice (1993)
9/10    Dr. Dre (feat. Snoop Dogg) - Still D.R.E (1999)
9/10    Compton's Most Wanted - Late Night Hype (1990)
8/10    Ice Cube - You Know How We Do It (1993)
8/10    Too $hort - So You Want to Be a Gangster (1992)
8/10    2Pac - Ambitionz Az A Ridah (1996)
8/10    N.W.A - Appetite For Destruction (1991)
7/10    N.W.A - Gangsta Gangsta (1988)
7/10    Mack 10 (feat. Tha Dogg Pound) - Nothin' But The Cavi Hit (1996)
7/10    MC Eiht - Streiht Up Menace (1993)
5/10    Kurupt (feat. Tray Dee & Slip Capone) - C-Walk (1998)
5/10    King Tee (feat. Ice Cube & Breeze) - Played Like a Piano (1990)
4/10    Tha Dogg Pound (feat. Snoop Dogg) - What Would U Do? (1995)
4/10    Kausion - What You Wanna Do? (1995)

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Blaine County Talk Radio
OVERALL GRADE: 75%

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West Coast Talk Radio (WCTR)
OVERALL GRADE: 75%

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WorldWide FM
OVERALL GRADE: 73%


10/10   The Gaslamp Killer - Nissim (2012)
10/10   Owiny Sigoma Band - Harpoon Land (2013)
*10/10  Cashmere Cat - Mirror Maru (2012)
9/10    Hackman - Forgotten Notes (2012)
9/10    Guts - Brand New Revolution (2011)
9/10    Mala - Ghost (2012)
9/10    Swindle - Forest Funk (2012)
8/10    The Hics - Cold Air (2013)
8/10    inc. - The Place (2013)
8/10    Trickski - Beginning (2011)
8/10    Yuna - Live Your Life (MELO-X MOTHERLAND GOD MIX) (2012)
7/10    Toro y Moi - Harm in Change (2013)
7/10    Kyodai - Breaking (2012)
6/10    Tuccillo, Kiko Navarro Feat. Amor - Lovery (Soul Cuban Vibe Mix) (2012)
6/10    Richard Spaven, Vincent Helbers Feat Jonas Lonnas – 1750 (Outra) (2010)
5/10    Donald Byrd - You And The Music (1975)
4/10    Candido - Thousand Finger Man (1970)
3/10    Django Django - Waveforms (2011)
3/10    Tom Browne - Throw Down (1979)

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Blue Ark FM
OVERALL GRADE: 69%


10/10   Vybz Kartel & Popcaan - We Never Fear Dem (2011)
10/10   Konshens - Gun Shot A Fire (2012)
9/10    Protoje - Kingston Be Wise (2012)
8/10    Dennis Brown - Money in my Pocket (1972)
7/10    Chronixx - Odd Ras (2012)
7/10    Half Pint - Crazy Girl (1997)
7/10    Yellowman - Nobody Move, Nobody Get Hurt (1984)
7/10    Joe Gibbs & The Professionals - Chapter Three (1978)
7/10    Lee Perry & The Full Experience - Disco Devil (1977)
6/10    Gregory Isaacs - Night Nurse (1982)
*6/10   Tommy Lee - Psycho (2012)
5/10    Lee Perry & The Upsetters - I Am A Madman (1986)
4/10    Junior Delgado - Sons of Slaves (1977)
3/10    Lee Perry & The Upsetters - Grumblin' Dub (1997)

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Rock Radio
OVERALL GRADE: 67%


10/10   Billy Squier - Lonely Is the Night (1981)
10/10   Robert Plant - Big Log (1983)
10/10   Queen - Radio Ga Ga (1984)
9/10    Don Johnson - Heartbeat (1986)
9/10    Kenny Loggins - I'm Free (Heaven Helps the Man) (1984)
9/10    Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band - Night Moves (1976)
8/10    The Doobie Brothers - What a Fool Believes (1978)
8/10    Elton John - Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting (1973)
8/10    Chicago - If You Leave Me Now (1976)
8/10    Phil Collins - I Don't Care Anymore (1982)
8/10    Stevie Nicks - I Can't Wait (1985)
7/10    Steve Winwood - Higher Love (1986)
7/10    Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band - Hollywood Nights (1978)
7/10    The Small Faces - Ogdens' Nut Gone Flake (1968)
7/10    Steve Miller Band - Rock'n Me (1976)
6/10    The Alan Parsons Project - I Wouldn't Want To Be Like You (1977)
5/10    Julian Lennon - Too Late for Goodbyes (1984)
4/10    Greg Kihn Band - The Breakup Song (They Don't Write 'Em) (1981)
3/10    Foreigner - Dirty White Boy (1979)
3/10    Gerry Rafferty - Baker Street (1978)
3/10    The Cult - Rain (1985)
3/10    Simple Minds - All the Things She Said (1985)
3/10    Def Leppard - Photograph (1983)

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Non Stop Pop FM
OVERALL GRADE: 59%


10/10   Pet Shop Boys - West End Girls (1985)
10/10   Mis-Teeq - Scandalous (2003)
10/10   Fergie ft. Ludacris - Glamorous (2006)
10/10   Kelly Rowland - Work (Freemasons Remix) (2008)
9/10    Jane Child - Don't Wanna Fall In Love (1989)
8/10    Amerie - 1 Thing (2005)
7/10    Rihanna - Only Girl (In The World) (2010)
6/10    Modjo - Lady (Hear Me Tonight) (2000)
5/10    Stardust - Music Sounds Better With You (1998)
5/10    Wham! - Everything She Wants (1984)
3/10    All Saints - Pure Shores (1999)
3/10    Britney Spears - Gimme More (2007)
3/10    Hall & Oates - Adult Education (1983)
3/10    N-Joi - Anthem (1990)
2/10    Robyn ft. Kleerup - With Every Heartbeat (2007)
*1/10   Corona - The Rhythm of the Night (1993)

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Lowdown FM
OVERALL GRADE: 58%


9/10    George McCrae -  I Get Lifted (1974)
8/10    The Five Stairsteps - O-o-h Child (1970)
7/10    El Chicano - Viva Tirado (1970)
7/10    Marlena Shaw - California Soul (1969)
6/10    The Soul Searchers - Ashley's Roachclip (1974)
5/10    Smokey Robinson - Cruisin' (1979)
5/10    Undisputed Truth - Smiling Faces Sometimes (1971)
5/10    B.T. Express - Do It ('Til You're Satisfied) (1974)
5/10    War - The Cisco Kid (1973)
5/10    The Delfonics - Ready or Not Here I Come (Can't Hide from Love) (1968)
4/10    Aaron Neville - Hercules (1973)
4/10    The Trammps - Rubber Band (1972)

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Radio Mirror Park 58%
OVERALL GRADE:


10/10   Poolside - Do You Believe? (2010)
10/10   Favored Nations - The Set Up (2013)
10/10   Neon Indian - Change Of Coast (2013)
10/10   Y.A.C.H.T. - Psychic City (Classixx Remix) (2009)
9/10    Dan Croll - From Nowhere (Baardsen Remix) (2012)
9/10    Tony Castles - Heart In The Pipes (KAUF Remix) (2011)
8/10    The Chain Gang of 1974 - Sleepwalking (2013)
7/10    Black Strobe - Boogie in Zero Gravity (2012)
7/10    The C90's - Shine A Light (Flight Facilities Remix) (2010)
6/10    DJ Mehdi - Lucky Boy (Outlines Remix) (2006)
6/10    Nite Jewel - Nowhere To Go (2013)
6/10    Battle Tapes - Feel the Same (2012)
5/10    Living Days - Little White Lie (2010)
4/10    Feathers - Dark Matter (2013)
3/10    HEALTH - High Pressure Dave (2013)
3/10    Twin Shadow - Old Love / New Love (2013)
3/10    Jai Paul - Jasmine (Demo) (2012)
3/10    Twin Shadow - Shooting Holes (2010)
3/10    Toro Y Moi - So Many Details (2012)
2/10    Miami Horror - Sometimes (2009)
2/10    Yeasayer - Don't Come Close (2013)
2/10    Age of Consent - Colours (2013)

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Space 103.2
OVERALL GRADE: 53%


10/10   Stevie Wonder - Skeletons (1987)
7/10    Zapp - Heartbreaker (1983)
7/10    Kleeer - Tonight (1984)
7/10    Bootsy Collins - I Rather Be With You (1976)
7/10    Rick James - Give It to Me Baby (1981)
6/10    Taana Gardner – Heartbeat (1981)
5/10    Evelyn "Champagne" King - I'm in Love (12" Dance Mix) (1981)
5/10    Kano - Can't Hold Back (Your Loving) (1982)
4/10    One Way - Cutie Pie (1982)
3/10    Bernard Wright – Haboglabotribin’ (1981)
3/10    D. Train - You're the One for Me (1981)
3/10    Sho Nuff - Funkasize You (1978)
2/10    Eddie Murphy - Party All the Time (1985)

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**Soulwax FM
OVERALL GRADE: 48%


10/10   The Hacker - Shockwave (Gesaffelstein Remix) (2012)
9/10    Goose - "Synrise (Soulwax remix)" (2012)
8/10    Pulp - After You (Soulwax Remix) (2013)
8/10    Palmbomen - "Stock (Soulwax remix)" (2013)
7/10    Daniel Avery – "Naive Response" (2012)
6/10    Green Velvet & Harvard Bass - "Lazer Beams" (2012)
6/10    Zombie Nation - Tryouts (2012)
6/10    Transistorcake - "Mr. Croissant Taker" (2012)
6/10    Supersempfft - "Let's Beam Him Up" (2010)
4/10    Mim Suleiman - "Mingi" (2010)
3/10    Matias Aguayo - "El Sucu Tucu" (2013)
3/10    Jackson and his Computerband - "Arp #1" (2013)
2/10    FKCLUB - "The Strange Art (Inflagranti Remix)" (2013)
2/10    Joe Goddard feat. Valentina - "Gabriel (Soulwax Remix)" (2011)
2/10    Daniel Maloso - "Body Music" (2012)
2/10    Tiga - Plush (Jacques Lu Cont Remix) (2012)
2/10    Tom Rowlands (The Chemical Brothers) - "Nothing But Pleasure" (2013)
1/10    Fatal Error - "Fatal Error" (1988)

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**FlyLo FM
OVERALL GRADE: 46%


9/10    Aphex Twin - "Windowlicker" (1999)
9/10    Shadow Child - "23" (2012)
8/10    Kingdom - "Stalker Ha" (2011)
7/10    Flying Lotus - "The Diddler" (2013)
*6/10   Machinedrum - "She Died There" (2011)
6/10    Dabrye - "Encoded Flow" (2006)
5/10    Hudson Mohawke - "100hm" (2013)
5/10    Outkast - "Elevators (Me & You)" (1996)
5/10    DJ Rashad – "It's Whack" (2013)
5/10    Flying Lotus - "Stonecutters" (2013)
4/10    Tyler, the Creator - "Garbage" (2013)
4/10    Flying Lotus feat. Niki Randa - "The Kill" (2013)
4/10    Captain Murphy - "Evil Grin" (2013)
4/10    Thundercat - "Oh Sheit It's X" (2013)
*3/10   Clams Casino - "Crystals" (2013)
*2/10   Flying Lotus feat. Niki Randa - "Getting There" (2012)
*2/10   Flying Lotus - "Crosswerved" (2013)
*2/10   Flying Lotus - "Be Spin" (2013)
*2/10   Flying Lotus & Erykah Badu - "See Thru To U" (2013)
*2/10   Flying Lotus - "Computer Face Rmx" (2011)
*2/10   Flying Lotus - "Catapult Man" (2013)

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East Los FM
OVERALL GRADE: 46%


8/10    Los Buitres De Culiacan Sinaloa - El Cocaino (2012) (Mexico)
8/10    La Liga Ft. Alika - Yo Tengo El Don (2012) (Argentina)
8/10    Los Tigres Del Norte - La Granja (2009)
7/10    Los Ángeles Negros - El Rey Y Yo (1970)
7/10    Sonora Dinamita - Se Me Perdió La Cadenita (1978)
7/10    Niña Dioz - Criminal Sound (2010)
6/10    Milkman - Fresco (2012)
5/10    Maldita Vecindad - Pachuco (1991)
4/10    La Vida Bohème - Radio Capital (2011)
3/10    Don Cheto - El Tatuado (2007)
2/10    Mexican Institute of Sound - Estoy (2012) (Mexico)
2/10    She's A Tease - Fiebre de Jack (2010)
1/10    Fandango - Autos, Moda y Rock and Roll (1987)
1/10    Jessy Bulbo - Maldito (2007)
*0/10   Hechizeros Band - El Sonidito (2009)

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**Radio Los Santos
OVERALL GRADE: 41%


8/10    Marion Band$ ft. Nipsey Hussle - Hold Up (2013)
8/10    Clyde Carson & The Team - Slow Down (2012)
7/10    Jay Rock ft. Kendrick Lamar - Hood Gone Love It (2011)
7/10    YG - I'm A Real 1 (2013)
5/10    Problem ft. Glasses Malone - Say That Then (2013)
*5/10   Gangrene - Bassheads (2013)
4/10    Kendrick Lamar - A.D.H.D (2011)
*4/10   BJ The Chicago Kid ft. Freddie Gibbs and Problem - Smokin' And Ridin' (2013)
*4/10   Future - How It Was (2013)
3/10    Ab-Soul ft. Kendrick Lamar - Illuminate (2012)
2/10    Gucci Mane ft. Ciara - Too Hood (2011)
2/10    100s - Life of a Mack (2013)
1/10    Game ft. 2 Chainz and Rick Ross- Ali Bomaye (2012)
*1/10   A$AP Rocky - R-Cali (2013)
*1/10   Freddie Gibbs - Still Livin' (2012)

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**Vinewood Blvd Radio
OVERALL GRADE: 40%


7/10    Hot Snakes - This Mystic Decade (2004)
6/10    Wavves - Nine Is God (2013)
6/10    Ty Segall Band - Diddy Wah Diddy (2012)
6/10    Thee Oh Sees - The Dream (2011)
5/10    Bass Drum of Death - Crawling After You (2013)
5/10    Moon Duo - Sleepwalker (2012)
4/10    Shark? - California Grrls (2013)
3/10    Sam Flax - Fire Doesn't Burn Itself (2012)
*2/10   METZ - Wet Blanket (2012)
*2/10   FIDLAR - Cocaine (2013)
1/10    The Black Angels - Black Grease (2005)
*1/10   Ceremony - Hysteria (2012)

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**Channel X
OVERALL GRADE: 39%


8/10    Suicidal Tendencies - Subliminal (1983)
7/10    Fear - The Mouth Don't Stop (The Trouble With Women Is) (1985)
6/10    T.S.O.L. - Abolish Government (1981)
6/10    Black Flag - My War (1984)
6/10    Adolescents - Amoeba (1981)
5/10    The Weirdos - Life of Crime (1977)
2/10    Off! - What's Next (2013)
2/10    Circle Jerks - Rock House (1985)
2/10    The Germs - Lexicon Devil (1978)
1/10    Descendents - Pervert (1985)
1/10    Youth Brigade - Blown Away (1983)
*1/10   Agent Orange - Bored of You (1980)

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OVERALL RADIO EXPERIENCE GRADE: 59%

*ANNOYING TRACK AWARD
**ANNOYING RADIO STATION AWARD
MOST FAVORITE TRACK
MOST HATED TRACK

 

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Result: I was curious how each station would score and what the overall score would be if I graded each track individually. Ironically, one of my least favorite genres ended up having the highest score. Of all the GTAs, I enjoyed the SA and VC radio stations the most -- SA being the favorite.

Scale: 7 is an average song. Greater than 7 are levels of enjoyment, less than 7 are levels of non-enjoyment. Annoyances are marked with an asterix.

Criteria/considerations: Try to be objective. After months of listening, how does the radio hold up? Maybe some songs were enjoyable at first but not so later or vice versa. What songs are more/less enjoyable for you? How well does a song fit the radio station and the atmosphere of the game? Consider each song on its own merit and compare it with others on the same station. If you don't like the genre, try to grade at least some tracks positively. If you do like the genre, did R* provide songs you feel adequately represent the genre? Remember to grade the song, not the artist. When looking at an artist, consider if a different song by them would have been preferred or if the track(s) chosen are ideal.

Math: Add the total possible points and the total points actually awarded, per station. Divide the awarded points by the possible points to get your percentage.

Instructions: Understand the above and try to grade the tracks/stations too. You can do one station, two stations, or all, whichever you feel like. :)

Warning: No quote trains. Comments are fine but flaming is not acceptable. Disagree with someone's results? --> Grade it yourself.

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Posted 19 April 2014 - 01:44 AM Edited by SuburbansWorst, 19 April 2014 - 01:46 AM.

camby.pngTerrible list. You gave 2Pac's Ambitionz as a Ridah a 7/10pacspit.gif, Gangsta Gangsta a 7/10, You Know How We Do It A 4/10, Ali Bomaye a 1/10holeup.png, and ADHD a 4/10 but somehow you give the most overrated Dr. Dre song ever a 10/10. Your opinionated lists on the rap stations are just so terrible I can't help but say this is the most CAUCASIAN list I have ever graced upon in this forum, like really?!?! You gave Slow Down an 8/10rudy.png? That song is so corny. I swear I bet you think Eminem is better a rapper than Andre 3000. This list is the essence of garbage, like I know the Rap Stations aren't the greatest but these low scores compared to the higher ones are just so terrible. I know this is your opinion Op but I have never cringed so hard at just a list. Great job putting a country radio station with the highest score, really didn't expect that after reading the scores for West Coast Classics and Radio LS...beli.png Great opinion, Op.tocry.png

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Posted 19 April 2014 - 01:51 AM

camby.pngTerrible list. You gave 2Pac's Ambitionz as a Ridah a 7/10pacspit.gif, Gangsta Gangsta a 7/10, You Know How We Do It A 4/10, Ali Bomaye a 1/10holeup.png, and ADHD a 4/10 but somehow you give the most overrated Dr. Dre song ever a 10/10. Your opinionated lists on the rap stations are just so terrible I can't help but say this is the most CAUCASIAN list I have ever graced upon in this forum, like really?!?! You gave Slow Down an 8/10rudy.png? That song is so corny. I swear I bet you think Eminem is better a rapper than Andre 3000. This list is the essence of garbage, like I know the Rap Stations aren't the greatest but these low scores compared to the higher ones are just so terrible. I know this is your opinion Op but I have never cringed so hard at just a list. Great job putting a country radio station with the highest score, really didn't expect that after reading the scores for West Coast Classics and Radio LS...beli.png Great opinion, Op.tocry.png

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Posted 19 April 2014 - 01:54 AM

Well OP, you put a lot of effort into treating us to a presentation of your musical taste so, thank you very much. :)

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Posted 19 April 2014 - 02:09 AM

Nope, I put a lot of effort into grading the music that R* provided us in V. As I said, 58% is the total grade and I would have chosen a different soundtrack. ;)


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Posted 19 April 2014 - 07:02 AM Edited by Ben73, 19 April 2014 - 07:06 AM.

Opinions are like assholes. Everyone has one, and everyone elses stinks.

 

You awarded some terrible songs 10/10 and some good songs 1/10.

You favorite song is terrible.

 

Obviously something based of your own tastes is not going to be anything like the general communities. Everyone voting would be a more accurate survey of the radio quality.

 

I don't agree with a number of your choices, but one that stand out is Ali Bomaye 1/10.

I think that song suits this game and city very well and is one of the better songs on Radio Los Santos list.

 

No way RLS is the 3rd worst station in the game.

I am a rock fan, but the rap in the game is better than the rock.

 

 

General Lee 9/10

Seriously that song is terrible.

No way Rebel Radio is the best station.


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Posted 19 April 2014 - 07:04 AM

You gave Party All the Time by Eddie Murphy a 2 out of 10. Your opinion on music is invalid. 

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Posted 19 April 2014 - 07:14 AM

The selection of songs are too random and aren't evocative of any particular era.  SA was the early 90's.  VC was the 80's.  GTA IV was largely modern.  GTA V is "lol random whatevs".

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Posted 19 April 2014 - 10:22 AM

The selection of songs are too random and aren't evocative of any particular era.  SA was the early 90's.  VC was the 80's.  GTA IV was largely modern.  GTA V is "lol random whatevs".

Which makes it true to real life.

 

And I can't imagine what drove the OP to waste his time to do such a useless list.


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Posted 19 April 2014 - 10:24 AM

10/10  Hechizeros Band - El Sonidito (2009)

 

 

BEST SONG EVER

 

FCKIN EVER!!!

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Posted 19 April 2014 - 10:29 AM

That list is all wrong! You gave Twin Shadow a 3?? and the best rap songs you gave low scores??  Its nice to see your opinion but i don't agree with it at all :/

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Posted 19 April 2014 - 10:42 AM

Op I cannot believe you gave 'Change of Coast' a 5 out of 10...a track that is so evocative of 80's music, a feeling that is not just based on nostalgia of a Vice City sound but a theme of love for 80's music in general that we often get a taste of in Rockstar soundtracks and which was aptly applied to a setting such as Los Santos with its warm climate, palm trees and beaches (a happy fun song for a fun place)....Listening to 'Change of Coast' puts me in a good mood and now Op I'm in a bad one :( I'm truly hurt by this.  Moreover you give Psychic city a 9/10... I like all the tracks on RMP but really OP?  Well I guess it's your opinion love. 


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Posted 19 April 2014 - 11:03 AM

Agree with the list, Rebel Radio is by far the best (And BCR). All the other stations pale in comparison to IV's. (And IV's stations sucked serious ass)


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Posted 19 April 2014 - 11:40 AM

The selection of songs are too random and aren't evocative of any particular era.  SA was the early 90's.  VC was the 80's.  GTA IV was largely modern.  GTA V is "lol random whatevs".

 

 

V's makes the most sense then.

Modern radio in real life plays songs from every era, depending on the station of course.

 

I know that it was good in SA and VC to have songs from that era, but in modern game it would be boring if it was only brand new stuff.

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Posted 19 April 2014 - 01:06 PM

your music taste is absolutely awful. you like all the awful songs in V and give the few good songs 2/10s.

i want to lock you in a tiny room and make you listen to "you're the one for me" over and over. it's one of the very few good songs in V and you hate it? get out of here.
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Posted 19 April 2014 - 01:36 PM Edited by Midnightz, 20 April 2014 - 04:10 PM.

I actually DID some work here. Complaints are a waste of time. Disagree? --> Grade it yourself.


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Posted 19 April 2014 - 08:03 PM

It would take far too long to analyse and rank all the songs according to the context of them being in GTA V. Suffice it to say the radio has alot more misses than hits.

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#18

Posted 19 April 2014 - 08:59 PM

Most of you missed the point of the thread. I don't give a crap whether you agree or not - not even a little bit. ;)

Get to work. You are supposed to grade the radio experience according to YOUR preferences. Do each track or summarize - whichever you prefer. That is the actual point of this thread.

 

If people missed the point of the thread, that isn't their fault, your OP was a massive amount of data that reflected nothing more than your opinion.

 

Everybody knows what they, themselves like and everyone's opinions differ. This topic has been discussed countless times and is usually based on a simple 'what is your favourite track?' concept that everyone can join in.

 

You are asking us to either grade the whole playlist or do what has been done many times before?

 

Don't be silly.


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Posted 19 April 2014 - 09:06 PM

Interestingly, if 7/10 is average on OP's scale, only three of the radio stations (and both talk stations) are above average in his estimation 


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#20

Posted 19 April 2014 - 09:36 PM

How can you give MC Eight's Straight up Menace a 6? It's one of the best hip hop songs of all time. Also My War by Black Flag is one the best punk songs. Even people who hate V's sountrack like Change of Coast as well. 


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Posted 19 April 2014 - 09:50 PM

 

5/10 Donald Byrd - You And The Music (1975)
4/10 Candido - Thousand Finger Man (1970)
4/10 Ice Cube - You Know How We Do It (1993)
Blue Ark Tracks that less than 9/10
7/10 Phil Collins - I Don't Care Anymore (1982)
7/10 Stevie Nicks - I Can't Wait (1985)
7/10 The Small Faces - Ogdens' Nut Gone Flake (1968)
3/10 Foreigner - Dirty White Boy (1979)
3/10 Gerry Rafferty - Baker Street (1978)
6/10 Modjo - Lady (Hear Me Tonight) (2000)
5/10 Stardust - Music Sounds Better With You (1998)
3/10 Hall & Oates - Adult Education (1983)
7/10 Marlena Shaw - California Soul (1969)
5/10 B.T. Express - Do It ('Til You're Satisfied) (1974)
5/10 Neon Indian - Change Of Coast (2013)
7/10 Rick James - Give It to Me Baby (1981)
6/10 Taana Gardner – Heartbeat (1981)
4/10 One Way - Cutie Pie (1982)
3/10 D. Train - You're the One for Me (1981)
2/10 Eddie Murphy - Party All the Time (1985)
*2/10 Flying Lotus feat. Niki Randa - "Getting There" (2012)
*2/10 Flying Lotus - "Crosswerved" (2013)
7/10 Jay Rock ft. Kendrick Lamar - Hood Gone Love It (2011)

Terrible taste of music, just plain horrible. That's your diagnosis.

 

10/10 Fergie ft. Ludacris - Glamorous (2006)

Indeed horrible.

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Posted 19 April 2014 - 10:53 PM Edited by Midnightz, 20 April 2014 - 04:12 PM.

I bothered to poll quite a few people on it and the results were very similar to my own. This thread was posted in case anyone here wanted to participate. Sure, I'm interested in your prefs - but no, not your insults. Judging a person's musical tastes based on what they did or didn't enjoy in a GTA is just absurd, lol.

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#23

Posted 20 April 2014 - 12:14 AM

People actually like redneck radio?  I thought everyone hated it.

Best - worst radio stations

 

  1. West Coast Classics
  2. FlyLo FM
  3. Radio Los Santos

Bottom 3

 

  1. Soulwax FM
  2. Rebel Radio
  3. East Los FM

Worst radio stations in the game.  Expecially East Los FM.  How do you have a mexican radio station, but no Cypress Hill?


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Posted 20 April 2014 - 01:26 AM Edited by BigJoe_1, 20 April 2014 - 01:30 AM.

To me West coast Classics is the best but in terms of originality and Classic Hits it gets a 5/10 there isn't even one Eazy E song (an NWA song doesn't count), There is only one Tupac song, only One Ice Cube song which for some stupid reason you gave a 4/10 (you clearly have a good taste in music (Sarcasm Overuse)).

Gods sake there is more Dre than Tupac JackieChanAnger.jpg

All in all I think there could be massive improvements with a music update or add-on.


Nope, I put a lot of effort into grading the music that R* provided us in V. As I said, 58% is the total grade and I would have chosen a different soundtrack. ;)

 

You gave You Know How We Do It a 4/10, You put NO effort in at all!!!


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Posted 20 April 2014 - 07:40 AM

I really hate song "1 Thing by Amerie" it's so annoying.

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Posted 20 April 2014 - 07:52 AM Edited by Osric, 20 April 2014 - 07:52 AM.

The sad part about reading this thread is that Rebel Radio is also my favorite station (I am a sucker for classic outlaw country), with Soulwax FM and Los Santos Rock Radio coming in a close second and third. But I also liked the rap stations too, although I'm not much of a rap fan, there's some quality stuff there, despite what the OP may say.

 

The only two stations I did not like at all whatsoever were Channel X (can't stand punk rock, personally) and Non-Stop Pop FM (It didn't make sense. It's modeled after a modern Top 40 pop station, but also has a lot of 80's and 90's songs that would never get airtime on a modern pop station.)


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#27

Posted 20 April 2014 - 04:15 PM

For me, V's radio was just a lot of misses. I enjoyed SA's rap and rock stations far more. :/ I just clarified the OP, for those needing clarification apparently.


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#28

Posted 20 April 2014 - 04:46 PM

Really?? You're gonna give Ice Cube a 4/10 and Lee 'Scratch' Perry a 3/10, while giving Don Frecking Johnson a 9/10? While V might not have the best soundtrack, I would not want OP anywhere near the next soundtrack. This is just whack!
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#29

Posted 20 April 2014 - 05:28 PM Edited by Midnightz, 20 April 2014 - 05:30 PM.

Slow. The tracks are compared to others of the same station - not compared to tracks of different stations.

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#30

Posted 20 April 2014 - 05:52 PM

Non-Stop Pop is the best station, I listen to it all the time!! After that it's East Los and East Coast Classics... I think GTA V's stations were really good and fit the climate of the game.





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