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{{Infobox radio station
 
{{Infobox radio station
|name = MSX FM/MSX 98
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|name = MSX FM
|image = MSXFM-GTA3-logo.png
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|aka = MSX 98 <small>(Liberty City Stories)</small>
|location = [[Liberty City in GTA III Era|Liberty City]]
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|image = MSXFM-GTAIII-Logo.svg
|genre = Drum & Bass
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|location =[[Wichita Gardens]], [[Shoreside Vale]], [[Liberty City (3D Universe)|Liberty City]]
|games = [[Grand Theft Auto III]] and [[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories]]
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|genre = GTA III: Drum and Bass (Techstep, Neurofunk, Darkstep)<br>GTA LCS: Oldschool Jungle (Atmospheric Drum and Bass, Intelligent Jungle) <br>Breakbeat Hardcore
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|frequency = 101.1 FM
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|games = ''[[Grand Theft Auto III]]''<br>''[[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories]]''
 
|host = [[MC Codebreaker]]}}
 
|host = [[MC Codebreaker]]}}
'''MSX FM''' is a [[wp:Drum and bass|Drum &amp; Bass]] radio station in [[Grand Theft Auto III]], hosted by [[MC Codebreaker]]. The station is also known as '''MSX 98''' in [[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories]].
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'''MSX FM''' is a [[wp:Drum and bass|Drum and Bass]] radio station in ''[[Grand Theft Auto III]]'', hosted by [[MC Codebreaker]]. The station is also known as '''MSX 98''' in ''[[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories]]''.
   
 
== Description ==
 
== Description ==
 
=== GTA III ===
 
=== GTA III ===
Having a playlist that consists solely of Jungle/Drum and Bass music, the station's musical beat is fast paced and energetic, and characteristically features MC Codebreaker frequently MC'ing his own vocals into the continuous mix of music tracks, although his thick London accent makes his dialog hard to understand for those not aquainted with this style of music or MC'ing. Much like [[Rise FM]] in GTA III, the station is a continuous DJ mix of musical tracks, and as a result does not play advertising. The station's design references various real-life drum and bass-related subjects; the station's suffix is 101.1 - a reference to Timecode's (Rob Playford) mix CD 01.1 (Released on his record label '[[wp:Moving Shadow|Moving Shadow]]'), while MSX itself stands for "[[wp:Moving Shadow|Moving Shadow]]".
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Having a playlist that consists solely of Jungle/Drum and Bass music, the station's musical beat is fast paced and energetic, and characteristically features MC Codebreaker frequently MC'ing his own vocals into the continuous mix of music tracks, although his thick London accent makes his dialog hard to understand for those not aquainted with this style of music or MC'ing. Much like [[Rise FM]] in GTA III, the station is a continuous DJ mix of musical tracks, and as a result does not play advertising. The station's design references various real-life drum and bass-related subjects; the station's suffix is 101.1 - a reference to [[DJ Timecode|Timecode]]'s (Rob Playford) mix CD 01.1 (Released on his record label '[[wp:Moving Shadow|Moving Shadow]]'), while MSX itself stands for "[[wp:Moving Shadow|Moving Shadow]]".
 
Compared to [[Lips 106]] and [[Head Radio]] (which are pop stations), this music is considered to be "hardcore", and is one of the radio stations tuned in by default when the player carjacks most [[Southside Hoods]] [[Hoods Rumpo XL|gang cars]].
 
   
 
{{double image|right|MSXFM-GTA3-logo.png‎|150|MSX98-logo-options.png|150|Extracted texture of a billboard advertising MSX FM in GTA III.|MSX 98 (FM)'s logo as seen in GTA Liberty City Stories' game options.|}}
 
{{double image|right|MSXFM-GTA3-logo.png‎|150|MSX98-logo-options.png|150|Extracted texture of a billboard advertising MSX FM in GTA III.|MSX 98 (FM)'s logo as seen in GTA Liberty City Stories' game options.|}}
   
 
===GTA Liberty City Stories===
 
===GTA Liberty City Stories===
In GTA Liberty City Stories, MSX FM is known as "MSX 98" referencing [[1998]], the year in which the game takes place. Still hosted by MC Codebreaker, the host often references artists under the Moving Shadow record label. MSX 98 is usually played when the player steals a [[PCJ-600]] or a [[Yakuza]] [[Yakuza Stinger|gang car]].
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In GTA Liberty City Stories, MSX FM is known as "MSX 98" referencing [[1998]], the year in which the game takes place. Still hosted by MC Codebreaker, the host often references artists under the Moving Shadow record label.
   
 
==Tracklist==
 
==Tracklist==
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All songs played in MSX FM in GTA III originate from [[Timecode]]'s 2001 mix album titled "01.1".
 
All songs played in MSX FM in GTA III originate from [[Timecode]]'s 2001 mix album titled "01.1".
   
* Calyx - "Quagmire"
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* TJ Rizing - "Agent 007" (can be heard mixing in while other songs are playing) (2000)
* Rascal and Klone - "Get Wild"
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* Calyx - "Quagmire" (2001)
* Ryme Tyme - "Judgement Day"
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* Rascal and Klone - "Get Wild" (2000)
* Hex - "Force"
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* Ryme Tyme - "Judgement Day" (2000)
* Omni Trio - "First Contact"
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* Hex - "Force" (2000)
* Aquasky - "Spectre"
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* Omni Trio - "First Contact" (2001)
* Rascal and Klone - "Winner Takes All"
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* Aquasky - "Spectre" (2001)
* Ryme Tyme - "T Minus"
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* Rascal and Klone - "Winner Takes All" (2000)
* nCode - "Spasm"
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* Calyx - "Catapult" (2001)
* D Kay - "Monolith"
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* Rascal and Klone - "The Grind" (2000)
* Dom & Ryme Tyme - "Iceberg"
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* Ryme Tyme - "T Minus" (2000)
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* nCode - "Spasm" (2000)
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* D Kay - "Monolith" (2000)
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* Dom & Ryme Tyme - "Iceberg" (2000)
   
 
===GTA Liberty City Stories===
 
===GTA Liberty City Stories===
 
All tracks in MSX 98 are taken from [[wp:Moving Shadow|Moving Shadow Records]], which various British drum and bass pioneers are signed on.
 
All tracks in MSX 98 are taken from [[wp:Moving Shadow|Moving Shadow Records]], which various British drum and bass pioneers are signed on.
   
* Omni Trio - "Renegade Snares"
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* Omni Trio - "Renegade Snares" (1993)
* Renegade - "Terrorist"
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* Renegade - "Terrorist" (1994)
* Foul Play - "Finest Illusion (Legal Mix)"
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* Foul Play - "Finest Illusion (Legal Mix)" (1993)
* Omni Trio - "Living For The Future (FBD Project Remix)"
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* Omni Trio - "Living For The Future (FBD Project Remix)" (1994)
* DJ Pulse - "Stay Calm (Foul Play Remix)"
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* DJ Pulse - "Stay Calm (Foul Play Remix)" (1994)
* Hyper-On Experience - "Disturbance (Tango Remix)"
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* Hyper-On Experience - "Disturbance (Tango Remix)" (1994)
* Higher Sense - "Cold Fresh Air"
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* Higher Sense - "Cold Fresh Air" (1994)
* Omni Trio - "Living For The Future"
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* Omni Trio - "Living For The Future" (1994)
* Omni Trio - "Thru The Vibe (2 on 1 Remix)"
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* Omni Trio - "Thru The Vibe (2 on 1 Remix)" (1994)
* Deep Blue - "The Helicopter Tune"
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* Deep Blue - "The Helicopter Tune" (1994)
* Dead Dred - "Dred Bass"
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* Dead Dred - "Dred Bass" (1994)
   
 
==Videos==
 
==Videos==
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[[File:GTA 3 - MSX FM|thumb|center|450 px|GTA III MSX FM]]
[[File:Grand Theft Auto III - MSX FM (No Commercials)|thumb|center|501 px|GTA III MSX FM]]
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[[File:GTA LCS - MSX 98 FM|thumb|center|450 px|GTA LCS MSX 98]]
 
[[File:GTA LCS - MSX 98 FM|thumb|center|501 px|GTA LCS MSX 98]]
 
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
*[[Grand Theft Auto 2]], [[Grand Theft Auto III]] and [[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories]] are the only Grand Theft Auto games to have a Drum & Bass radio station.
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*The songs "Renegade Snares", "The Helicopter Tune" and "Spectre" are also featured in [http://midnightclub.wikia.com/wiki/Midnight_Club_3%3A_DUB_Edition Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition], another [[Rockstar Games|Rockstar]] game.
*The songs "Renegade Snares", "The Helicopter Tune" and "Spectre" are also featured in Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition, another Rockstar game.
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*This is the favourite radio station of the [[Yakuza]], [[Sicilian Mafia]] and the [[Hitmen]].
*This is the [[Yakuza]]'s favorite [[Radio Stations in GTA Liberty City Stories|radio station]], alongside [[Lips 106]].
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*The station was named '''Moving Shadow FM''' in the Beta version of ''GTA III''.
*This is the [[Sicilian Mafia]]'s favorite radio station
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*The station's name may be a reference to the MSX home computer series which was manufactured between the late 1980s and early 1990s.
*This is also the [[Hitmen]]'s favorite radio station.
 
   
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
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{{gtaiii era radio stations}}
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==Navigation==
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Latest revision as of 14:10, January 11, 2016


MSX FM is a Drum and Bass radio station in Grand Theft Auto III, hosted by MC Codebreaker. The station is also known as MSX 98 in Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories.

Description Edit

GTA III Edit

Having a playlist that consists solely of Jungle/Drum and Bass music, the station's musical beat is fast paced and energetic, and characteristically features MC Codebreaker frequently MC'ing his own vocals into the continuous mix of music tracks, although his thick London accent makes his dialog hard to understand for those not aquainted with this style of music or MC'ing. Much like Rise FM in GTA III, the station is a continuous DJ mix of musical tracks, and as a result does not play advertising. The station's design references various real-life drum and bass-related subjects; the station's suffix is 101.1 - a reference to Timecode's (Rob Playford) mix CD 01.1 (Released on his record label 'Moving Shadow'), while MSX itself stands for "Moving Shadow".

MSXFM-GTA3-logo.png MSX98-logo-options.png
Extracted texture of a billboard advertising MSX FM in GTA III.
MSX 98 (FM)'s logo as seen in GTA Liberty City Stories' game options.

GTA Liberty City StoriesEdit

In GTA Liberty City Stories, MSX FM is known as "MSX 98" referencing 1998, the year in which the game takes place. Still hosted by MC Codebreaker, the host often references artists under the Moving Shadow record label.

TracklistEdit

GTA IIIEdit

All songs played in MSX FM in GTA III originate from Timecode's 2001 mix album titled "01.1".

  • TJ Rizing - "Agent 007" (can be heard mixing in while other songs are playing) (2000)
  • Calyx - "Quagmire" (2001)
  • Rascal and Klone - "Get Wild" (2000)
  • Ryme Tyme - "Judgement Day" (2000)
  • Hex - "Force" (2000)
  • Omni Trio - "First Contact" (2001)
  • Aquasky - "Spectre" (2001)
  • Rascal and Klone - "Winner Takes All" (2000)
  • Calyx - "Catapult" (2001)
  • Rascal and Klone - "The Grind" (2000)
  • Ryme Tyme - "T Minus" (2000)
  • nCode - "Spasm" (2000)
  • D Kay - "Monolith" (2000)
  • Dom & Ryme Tyme - "Iceberg" (2000)

GTA Liberty City StoriesEdit

All tracks in MSX 98 are taken from Moving Shadow Records, which various British drum and bass pioneers are signed on.

  • Omni Trio - "Renegade Snares" (1993)
  • Renegade - "Terrorist" (1994)
  • Foul Play - "Finest Illusion (Legal Mix)" (1993)
  • Omni Trio - "Living For The Future (FBD Project Remix)" (1994)
  • DJ Pulse - "Stay Calm (Foul Play Remix)" (1994)
  • Hyper-On Experience - "Disturbance (Tango Remix)" (1994)
  • Higher Sense - "Cold Fresh Air" (1994)
  • Omni Trio - "Living For The Future" (1994)
  • Omni Trio - "Thru The Vibe (2 on 1 Remix)" (1994)
  • Deep Blue - "The Helicopter Tune" (1994)
  • Dead Dred - "Dred Bass" (1994)

VideosEdit

GTA 3 - MSX FM25:01

GTA 3 - MSX FM

GTA III MSX FM

GTA LCS - MSX 98 FM38:53

GTA LCS - MSX 98 FM

GTA LCS MSX 98

TriviaEdit

  • The songs "Renegade Snares", "The Helicopter Tune" and "Spectre" are also featured in Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition, another Rockstar game.
  • This is the favourite radio station of the Yakuza, Sicilian Mafia and the Hitmen.
  • The station was named Moving Shadow FM in the Beta version of GTA III.
  • The station's name may be a reference to the MSX home computer series which was manufactured between the late 1980s and early 1990s.

GalleryEdit

NavigationEdit

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