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RADIO STATION
Vinewood Boulevard Radio
Vinewood-boulevard-radio
Location: Vinewood
Genre: Alternative/Indie Rock, Garage Rock, Hardcore Punk, Psychedelic Rock, Noise Rock, Post-Punk
Appearance(s): Grand Theft Auto V
Host: Nate Williams and Stephen Pope
"The soundtrack to your broken dreams and unspent potential."
―GTA V Website

Vinewood Boulevard Radio is a radio station featured in Grand Theft Auto V, hosted by Nate Williams and Stephen Pope of Wavves.

Playlist

  • The Black Angels - Black Grease (2006)
  • Sam Flax - Fire Doesn't Burn Itself (2012)
  • Metz - Wet Blanket (2012)
  • Ceremony - Hysteria (2012)
  • Bass Drum of Death - Crawling After You (2013)
  • Shark? - California Grrls (2013)
  • FIDLAR - Cocaine (2013)
  • Ty Segall Band - Diddy Wah Diddy (2012)
  • Moon Duo - Sleepwalker (2012)
  • Thee Oh Sees - The Dream (2011)
  • Hot Snakes - This Mystic Decade (2011)
  • Wavves - Nine Is God (2013)

Deleted Songs

GTA V's trackID.gxt2 database reveals more songs were planned to appear on the station but were not included in the final version.

  • Cold War Kids - Hang Me Up To Dry (2007)
  • DIIV - Doused (2012)
  • Hanni El Khatib - Head in the Dirt (2013)
  • Moving Units - Until She Says (2011)
  • No Age - Eraser (2008)
  • Psychic Ills - I Get By (2013)
  • Sweethead - The Great Disruptors (2009)
  • Tame Impala - Solitude Is Bliss (2010)
  • The Soft Pack - Answer To Yourself (2010)

The game files also suggest that this station was a reasonably late addition to the game, with a 90s Rock station called P.M.R taking it's place beforehand. The P.M.R logo for use in the radio wheel even still exists within the files, and the folder storing the songs for Vinewood Boulevard Radio still makes mention of 90s Rock. The station would have played 90s Rock songs that would have varied from Alternative Rock, Brit Pop/Brit Rock, Alternative Metal, Post-Grunge, and Indie Rock. The songs that were meant for this station include:

  • The Charlatans - The Only One I Know (1990)
  • Faith No More - The Real Thing (1989)
  • Oasis - (It's Good) To Be Free (1998)
  • Mansun - Wide Open Space (1997)
  • Staind - It's Been Awhile (2001)
  • Stereophonics - Mr. Writer (2001)
  • Travis - Side (2001)

Trivia

  • The beta radio hud for the 90s rock station, "P.M.R", resembled the Nine Inch Nails logo, sharing the rectangular box design with the letters inside of it and the last letter flipped, in which in this case is the letter "R".

Video

The Music of Grand Theft Auto V - Vinewood Boulevard Radio45:35

The Music of Grand Theft Auto V - Vinewood Boulevard Radio

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