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|name = K-DST
 
|name = K-DST
|image = K-DST Logo.jpg
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|image = K-DST_Icon.png
|location = [[Dillimore]], [[San Andreas]]
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|location = [[Los Santos (3D Universe)|Los Santos]], [[San Andreas (3D Universe)|San Andreas]]
|genre = Classic Rock, Pop Rock, Hard Rock and New Wave
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|genre = Classic Rock, Pop Rock, Hard Rock, New Wave
|games = [[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]]
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|games = ''[[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]]''
|host = [[Tommy Smith]]}}'''K-DST''' "The Dust" is Los Santos-based classic/driving rock station in [[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]] - hosted by [[Tommy Smith|Tommy "The Nightmare" Smith]] (voiced by W. Axl Rose). Smith doesn't like [[Sage]], the DJ of [[Radio X]], ironic because Radio X plays "Welcome to the Jungle", a song Axl Rose sang and helped write. It is one of the radio stations the [[Los Santos Vagos]] listen to.
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|host = [[Tommy Smith]]}}
   
The promos on the station include such humorous phrases as "When all your friends from the '70s have gone to rehab, we strongly urge you to stay on The Dust." This gonzo sense of humor is also evident in several things the host, Tommy Smith, says, such as ''"You can cry about the miscarriage or you can keep on drinking."'' and ''"If you're just coming to consciousness in a strange bed next to a fat chick with underwear and beer cans scattered across the floor, run the hell out and get to the clinic"'' or even ''"It's not every day you hear that record-- wait, yes it is. I love it."'', the latter being an apparent reference to the ever-looping songs of the in-game radios, as their playlists and talking lines aren't updated everyday like radio stations are.
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'''K-DST''' ("The Dust") is a classic rock station in ''[[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]]'', which is hosted by [[Tommy Smith]] (voiced by fomer Guns N' Roses frontman [[Axl Rose]]) and based in [[Los Santos (3D Universe)|Los Santos]].
   
==Playlist for K-DST==
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==Description==
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The promos on the station include such humorous phrases as "''When all your buddies from the '70s have gone to rehab, we strongly encourage you to stay on; The Dust''." This gonzo sense of humor is also evident in several of Smith's lines of dialogue, such as ''"You can cry about the miscarriage or keep on drinking."'' and ''"For those of you coming to consciousness in a strange bed next to a fat chick with beer cans and underwear across the floor, run the hell out and get to the clinic"'' or even ''"It's not every day you hear that record-- wait, yes it is. I love it."'', the latter being an apparent reference to the ever-looping songs of the in-game radios, as their playlists and talking lines aren't updated everyday like radio stations are.
   
* [[wp:Foghat|Foghat]] - [[wp:Slow Ride|Slow Ride]] (1975)
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==Playlist==
* [[wp:Creedence Clearwater Revival|Creedence Clearwater Revival]] - [[wp:Green River (song)|Green River]] (1969)
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*[[wp:Foghat|Foghat]] - [[wp:Slow Ride|Slow Ride]] (1975)
* [[wp:Heart (band)|Heart]] - [[wp:Barracuda (song)|Barracuda]] (1977)
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*[[wp:Creedence Clearwater Revival|Creedence Clearwater Revival]] - [[wp:Green River (song)|Green River]] (1969)
* [[wp:Kiss (band)|Kiss]] - [[wp:Strutter|Strutter]] (1974)
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*[[wp:Heart (band)|Heart]] - [[wp:Barracuda (song)|Barracuda]] (1977)
* [[wp:Toto (band)|Toto]] - [[wp:Hold the Line|Hold the Line]] (1978)
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*[[wp:Kiss (band)|KISS]] - [[wp:Strutter|Strutter]] (1974)
* [[wp:Rod Stewart|Rod Stewart]] - [[wp:Young Turks (song)|Young Turks]] (1981)
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*[[wp:Toto (band)|Toto]] - [[wp:Hold the Line|Hold the Line]] (1978)
* [[wp:Tom Petty|Tom Petty]] - [[wp:Runnin' Down a Dream|Runnin' Down a Dream]] (1989)
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*[[wp:Rod Stewart|Rod Stewart]] - [[wp:Young Turks (song)|Young Turks]] (1981)
* [[wp:Joe Cocker|Joe Cocker]] - [[wp:Woman to Woman (Joe Cocker song)|Woman to Woman]] (1972)
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*[[wp:Tom Petty|Tom Petty]] - [[wp:Runnin' Down a Dream|Runnin' Down a Dream]] (1989)*
* [[wp:Humble Pie (band)|Humble Pie]] - Get Down to It (1973)
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*[[wp:Joe Cocker|Joe Cocker]] - [[wp:Woman to Woman (Joe Cocker song)|Woman to Woman]] (1972)*
* [[wp:Grand Funk Railroad|Grand Funk Railroad]] - [[wp:Some Kind of Wonderful (Soul Brothers Six song)|Some Kind of Wonderful]] (1974)
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*[[wp:Humble Pie (band)|Humble Pie]] - Get Down to It (1973)
* [[wp:Lynyrd Skynyrd|Lynyrd Skynyrd]] - [[wp:Free Bird|Free Bird]] (1974)
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*[[wp:Grand Funk Railroad|Grand Funk Railroad]] - [[wp:Some Kind of Wonderful (Soul Brothers Six song)|Some Kind of Wonderful]] (1974)
* [[wp:America (band)|America]] - [[wp:A Horse with No Name|A Horse with No Name]] (1972)
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*[[wp:Lynyrd Skynyrd|Lynyrd Skynyrd]] - [[wp:Free Bird|Free Bird]] (1974)
* [[wp:The Who|The Who]] - [[wp:Eminence Front|Eminence Front]] (1982)
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*[[wp:America (band)|America]] - [[wp:A Horse with No Name|A Horse with No Name]] (1972)
* [[wp:Boston (band)|Boston]] - [[wp:Smokin' (Boston song)|Smokin']] (1976)
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*[[wp:The Who|The Who]] - [[wp:Eminence Front|Eminence Front]] (1982)
* [[wp:David Bowie|David Bowie]] - Somebody Up There Likes Me (1975)
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*[[wp:Boston (band)|Boston]] - [[wp:Smokin' (Boston song)|Smokin']] (1976)
* [[wp:Eddie Money|Eddie Money]] - [[wp:Two Tickets to Paradise|Two Tickets to Paradise]] (1978)
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*[[wp:David Bowie|David Bowie]] - Somebody Up There Likes Me (1975)
* [[wp:Billy Idol|Billy Idol]] - [[wp:White Wedding (song)|White Wedding]] (1982)
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*[[wp:Eddie Money|Eddie Money]] - [[wp:Two Tickets to Paradise|Two Tickets to Paradise]] (1978)
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*[[wp:Billy Idol|Billy Idol]] - [[wp:White Wedding (song)|White Wedding]] (1982)
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Songs marked with * don't appear in the Re-Released versions of the game.
   
==Trivia==
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== Deleted Song ==
* The station, although it plays classic rock, has been around for 22 years in 1992, suggesting it played the "Modern Rock" of the era in which K-DST started, or that it had played 50's or 60's rock in the 70's.
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The Volume 3 of the soundtrack released in 2004 reveals a song which was planned to appear on the station but wasn't included in the final version.
*The station features a call in system of sorts, although all the callers negatively criticise Tommy's DJ skills.
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* [[wp:Cream (band)|Cream]] - [[wp:White Room|White Room]] (1968)
*K-DST is the default radio station for all aircrafts except [[Andromada]] and [[Skimmer]], which plays [[Radio X]] (Andromada) and [[CSR 103.9]] (Skimmer).
 
*There is an ironic phrase said by the host after the song "Green River" by Creedence Clearwater Revival. He says "This is a plaid shirt free zone. We're rockers, people. Not lumberjacks". The writer/singer of the song, John Fogerty, wore plaid shirts in concerts, and he is often seen wearing one in pictures taken of him.
 
   
==Videos==
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==Trivia==
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*Smith dislikes [[Sage]], the DJ on [[Radio X]], somewhat ironically because Radio X plays the Guns N' Roses song "Welcome to the Jungle", a song Axl Rose sang and helped write.
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*This is one of the [[Los Santos Vagos (3D Universe)|Los Santos Vagos]]' favourite radio stations.
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*Three callers call into the station, and all of them criticise Smith for his DJ skills ("No-one understands what the hell you're saying"), and his seemingly underwhelming music career ("My God you were crap, you really sucked"), causing Smith to angrily insult them.
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*K-DST is the default radio station for all aircraft, except the [[Andromada]] and [[Skimmer]], which play [[Radio X]] and [[CSR 103.9]] respectively.
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*There is an ironic phrase said by Smith after the song "Green River" by Creedence Clearwater Revival. He says "This is a plaid shirt free zone. We're rockers, people. Not lumberjacks". Creedence Clearwater Revival's lead singer, John Fogerty, often wore plaid shirts in concerts, and is commonly seen wearing one in publicity photos.
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*The song "Eminence Front" by The Who also appears in [[w:c:SleepingDogs|Sleeping Dogs]], a game considered by some to be a [[GTA Clone]].
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[[File:K-DST-T-Shirt-GTA_Online.jpg|thumb|right]]
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*"Get Down to It" by Humble Pie will automatically play whenever the player starts a [[Stadium Events|Stadium Event]].
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*A real life radio station named [[wp:KDST|KDST]] (minus the hyphen) broadcasts from [[wp:Dyersville, Iowa|Dyersville, Iowa]]. It has been named "KDST" since 1988, though it plays country music rather than classic rock.
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*During the San Andreas Anniversary Weekend, it was possible to find a T-Shirt with the K-DST logo in the [[Crate Drops|Special Crate]] drops in [[Grand Theft Auto Online]].
   
==See Also==
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==See also==
* [[Liberty Rock Radio 97.8]] an station in [[Grand Theft Auto IV]] that also plays Classic rock.
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*[[Liberty Rock Radio 97.8|Liberty Rock Radio]] - A radio station in ''[[Grand Theft Auto IV]]'' which also plays classic rock.
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*[[Los Santos Rock Radio]] - A station in ''[[Grand Theft Auto V]]'' which also plays classic rock.
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*[[Emotion 98.3]] - A radio station in ''[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]]'' and ''[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]]'' which plays other songs by Eddie Money and Toto.
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*[[V-Rock]] - A radio station in ''Grand Theft Auto: Vice City'' and ''Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories'' which plays another song by KISS.
   
 
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Latest revision as of 18:23, May 11, 2015

RADIO STATION
K-DST
K-DST Icon
Location: Los Santos, San Andreas
Genre: Classic Rock, Pop Rock, Hard Rock, New Wave
Appearance(s): Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
Host: Tommy Smith

K-DST ("The Dust") is a classic rock station in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, which is hosted by Tommy Smith (voiced by fomer Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose) and based in Los Santos.

DescriptionEdit

The promos on the station include such humorous phrases as "When all your buddies from the '70s have gone to rehab, we strongly encourage you to stay on; The Dust." This gonzo sense of humor is also evident in several of Smith's lines of dialogue, such as "You can cry about the miscarriage or keep on drinking." and "For those of you coming to consciousness in a strange bed next to a fat chick with beer cans and underwear across the floor, run the hell out and get to the clinic" or even "It's not every day you hear that record-- wait, yes it is. I love it.", the latter being an apparent reference to the ever-looping songs of the in-game radios, as their playlists and talking lines aren't updated everyday like radio stations are.

PlaylistEdit

Songs marked with * don't appear in the Re-Released versions of the game.

Deleted Song Edit

The Volume 3 of the soundtrack released in 2004 reveals a song which was planned to appear on the station but wasn't included in the final version.

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K-DST (San Andreas)01:08:25

K-DST (San Andreas)


TriviaEdit

  • Smith dislikes Sage, the DJ on Radio X, somewhat ironically because Radio X plays the Guns N' Roses song "Welcome to the Jungle", a song Axl Rose sang and helped write.
  • This is one of the Los Santos Vagos' favourite radio stations.
  • Three callers call into the station, and all of them criticise Smith for his DJ skills ("No-one understands what the hell you're saying"), and his seemingly underwhelming music career ("My God you were crap, you really sucked"), causing Smith to angrily insult them.
  • K-DST is the default radio station for all aircraft, except the Andromada and Skimmer, which play Radio X and CSR 103.9 respectively.
  • There is an ironic phrase said by Smith after the song "Green River" by Creedence Clearwater Revival. He says "This is a plaid shirt free zone. We're rockers, people. Not lumberjacks". Creedence Clearwater Revival's lead singer, John Fogerty, often wore plaid shirts in concerts, and is commonly seen wearing one in publicity photos.
  • The song "Eminence Front" by The Who also appears in Sleeping Dogs, a game considered by some to be a GTA Clone.
K-DST-T-Shirt-GTA Online
  • "Get Down to It" by Humble Pie will automatically play whenever the player starts a Stadium Event.
  • A real life radio station named KDST (minus the hyphen) broadcasts from Dyersville, Iowa. It has been named "KDST" since 1988, though it plays country music rather than classic rock.
  • During the San Andreas Anniversary Weekend, it was possible to find a T-Shirt with the K-DST logo in the Special Crate drops in Grand Theft Auto Online.

See alsoEdit

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