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{{Radio station
'''Electro-Choc''' is an electro house [[Radio Stations|radio station]] that appears in [[Grand Theft Auto IV]] and [[GTA IV Episodes#Episodes from Liberty City|Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City]]. It is hosted by legendary DJ [[François K]]. The second downloadable episode [[The Ballad of Gay Tony]] expands the station with a new DJ, [[Crookers]], while Episodes from Liberty City does not include the François K program. Electro-Choc is non-stop and plays no commercials or advertisements, much like [[MSX FM]] and [[Rise FM]] in [[Grand Theft Auto III]]. Electro-Choc can be heard playing in [[Niko Bellic|Niko's]] [[Middle Park East Safehouse|Algonquin Safehouse]]. Crookers is the DJ of [[Maisonette 9]] and plays their setlist inside the club.
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| image = [[File:Electro-Choc-GTAIV-logo.png|100px]]
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| genre = Electro house, post-punk<br/>Fidget house, electro house, hip house
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| games = [[Grand Theft Auto IV]]<br/>[[GTA IV Episodes|Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City]]
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| djs  = [[François K]]<br/>[[Crookers]]
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}}
  
== Tracklist ==
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'''Electro-Choc''' is an electro house [[Radio Stations|radio station]] that appears in [[Grand Theft Auto IV]] and [[GTA IV Episodes#Episodes from Liberty City|Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City]]. It is hosted by legendary DJ [[François K]]. The second downloadable episode [[The Ballad of Gay Tony]] expands the station with a new DJ, [[Crookers]], while Episodes from Liberty City does not include the François K program.
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Electro-Choc is non-stop and plays no commercials or advertisements, much like [[MSX FM]] and [[Rise FM]] in [[Grand Theft Auto III]]. Electro-Choc can be heard playing in [[Niko Bellic|Niko's]] [[Middle Park East Safehouse|Algonquin Safehouse]]. Crookers is the DJ of [[Maisonette 9]] and plays their setlist inside the club, though they are nowhere to be seen in-game.
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=== Tracklist ===
 
====''Grand Theft Auto IV'' rendition====
 
====''Grand Theft Auto IV'' rendition====
'''DJ''': Francois K, real name Francois Kevorkian, a very prominent real-life French DJ on the New York nightclub scene since 1977 up through most of the 2000s. During the peak of his career, around 1982, he DJ'd at legendary nightclubs such as [[wp:Paradise Garage|Paradise Garage]] and [[wp:Studio 54|Studio 54]].
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'''DJ''': [[Francois K]]
  
 
'''Genre''': [[wp:Electro house|electro house]], [[wp:Post-punk|post punk]]
 
'''Genre''': [[wp:Electro house|electro house]], [[wp:Post-punk|post punk]]
* Padded Cell - "Signal Failure" (2005)
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* [[wp:Black Devil|Black Devil Disco Club]] - "The Devil In Us (Dub)" (2006)
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* Padded Cell - "Signal Failure" ''(2005)''
* One + One - "No Pressure ([[wp:Deadmau5|Deadmau5]] Remix)" (2007)
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* [[wp:Black Devil|Black Devil Disco Club]] - "The Devil in Us (Dub)" ''(2006)''
* [[wp:Alex Gopher|Alex Gopher]] - "Brain Leech (Bugged Mind remix)" (2006)
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* One + One - "No Pressure ([[wp:Deadmau5|Deadmau5]] Remix)" ''(2007)''
* [[wp:Kim Moyes|K.I.M.]] - "B.T.T.T.T.R.Y. ([[wp:Bag Raiders|Bag Raiders]] Remix)" (2007)
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* [[wp:Alex Gopher|Alex Gopher]] - "Brain Leech" (Bugged Mind remix) ''(2006)''
* [[wp:Simian Mobile Disco|Simian Mobile Disco]] - "Tits and Acid" (2006)
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* [[wp:Kim Moyes|K.I.M.]] - "B.T.T.T.T.R.Y." ([[wp:Bag Raiders|Bag Raiders]] remix) ''(2007)''
* [[wp:Nitzer Ebb|Nitzer Ebb]] - "Let Your Body Learn" (1986)
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* [[wp:Simian Mobile Disco|Simian Mobile Disco]] - "Tits and Acid" ''(2006)''
* [[wp:Kavinsky|Kavinsky]] - "Testarossa Autodrive ([[wp:Sebastian (French electro artist)|SebastiAn]] Remix)" (2007)
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* [[wp:Nitzer Ebb|Nitzer Ebb]] - "Let Your Body Learn" ''(1986)''
* [[wp:Chris Lake|Chris Lake]] vs. Deadmau5 - "I Thought Inside Out (Original Mix)" (2007)
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* [[wp:Kavinsky|Kavinsky]] - "Testarossa Autodrive ([[wp:Sebastian (French musician)|SebastiAn]] remix)" ''(2007)''
* [[wp:Boys Noize|Boys Noize]] - "& Down" (2007)
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* [[wp:Chris Lake|Chris Lake]] vs. [[wp:Deadmau5|Deadmau5]] - "I Thought Inside Out" (original mix) ''(2007)''
* [[wp:Justice (French band)|Justice]] - "[[wp:Waters of Nazareth|Waters of Nazareth]]" (2005)
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* [[wp:Boys Noize|Boys Noize]] - "& Down" ''(2007)''
* [[wp:Killing Joke|Killing Joke]] - "Turn to Red" (1979)
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* [[wp:Justice (French band)|Justice]] - "[[wp:Waters of Nazareth|Waters of Nazareth]]" ''(2005)''
* [[wp:Playgroup (band)|Playgroup]] - "Make It Happen" (instrumental version) (2000)
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* [[wp:Killing Joke|Killing Joke]] - "Turn to Red" ''(1979)''
* [[wp:Liquid Liquid|Liquid Liquid]] – "Optimo" (1983)
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* [[wp:Playgroup (band)|Playgroup]] - "Make It Happen" (instrumental version) ''(2000)''
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* [[wp:Liquid Liquid|Liquid Liquid]] – "Optimo" ''(1983)''
  
 
====''The Ballad of Gay Tony'' and ''Episodes from Liberty City'' rendition====
 
====''The Ballad of Gay Tony'' and ''Episodes from Liberty City'' rendition====
'''DJ''': Crookers, a duo consisting of Phra and Bot out of Milan, Italy. They are most famous for their 2008 remix of the song "Day n' Nite" by Kid Cudi. Many of the songs are their own material, and was showcased to promote their upcoming 2010 album "Tons of Friends". Within the game, Crookers are broadcasting live from [[Maisonette 9]] (but unlike [[Vladivostok FM|Vladivostok FM's]] DJ being visible in [[Bahamas Mamas]], they are not seen in person at all).
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'''DJ''': [[Crookers]]
  
 
'''Genre''': [[wp:Fidget house|fidget house]], [[wp:Electro house|electro house]], [[wp:Hip house|hip house]]
 
'''Genre''': [[wp:Fidget house|fidget house]], [[wp:Electro house|electro house]], [[wp:Hip house|hip house]]
* [[wp:Major Lazer|Major Lazer]] (feat. Leftside & Supahype) - "Jump Up" (2009)
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* Daniel Haaksman (feat. MC Miltinho) - "Kid Conga" (2009)
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* [[wp:Major Lazer|Major Lazer]] (feat. Leftside & Supahype) - "Jump Up" ''(2009)''
* [[wp:Crookers|Crookers]] (feat. [[wp:Kardinal Offishall|Kardinal Offishall]] & Carla-Marie) - "Put Your Hands on Me (A Capella)" (2009)
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* [[wp:Daniel Haaksman|Daniel Haaksman]] (feat. MC Miltinho) - "Kid Conga" ''(2009)''
* Boy 8-Bit - "A City Under Siege" (2009)
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* [[wp:Crookers|Crookers]] (feat. [[wp:Kardinal Offishall|Kardinal Offishall]] & Carla-Marie) - "Put Your Hands on Me" (a capella) ''(2009)''
* [[wp:The Chemical Brothers|The Chemical Brothers]] - "Nude Night" (2003)
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* Boy 8-Bit - "A City Under Siege" ''(2009)''
* Crookers (feat. Solo) - "Bad Men" (2009)
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* [[wp:The Chemical Brothers|The Chemical Brothers]] - "Nude Night" ''(2003)''
* [[wp:Miike Snow|Miike Snow]] - "[[wp:Animal (Miike Snow song)|Animal]] (A Capella)" (2009)
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* [[Crookers]] (feat. Solo) - "Bad Men" ''(2009)''
* [[wp:Jahcoozi|Jahcoozi]] - "Watching You (Oliver $ Remix)" (2009)
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* [[wp:Miike Snow|Miike Snow]] - "[[wp:Animal (Miike Snow song)|Animal]] (a capella)" ''(2009)''
* Crookers (feat. Nic Sarno) - "Boxer" (2009)
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* [[wp:Jahcoozi|Jahcoozi]] - "Watching You" (Oliver $ remix) ''(2009)''
* SonicC - "Stickin" (2009)
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* [[Crookers]] (feat. Nic Sarno) - "Boxer" ''(2009)''
* Black Noise - "Knock You Out (Andy George Remix)" (2009)
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* SonicC - "Stickin" ''(2009)''
* Mixhell (feat. Jen Lasher & Oh Snap) - "Boom Da (Crookers Mix)" (2009)
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* Black Noise - "Knock You Out" (Andy George remix) ''(2009)''
* Crookers (feat. [[wp:Kelis|Kelis]]) - "No Security" (2009)
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* Mixhell (feat. Jen Lasher & Oh Snap) - "Boom Da" ([[Crookers]] mix) ''(2009)''
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* Crookers (feat. [[wp:Kelis|Kelis]]) - "No Security" ''(2009)''
  
 
== Trivia ==
 
== Trivia ==
 
* "No Security" (by Crookers) is played after the [[Departure Time|final mission]] of The Ballad of Gay Tony before the ending cutscene.
 
* "No Security" (by Crookers) is played after the [[Departure Time|final mission]] of The Ballad of Gay Tony before the ending cutscene.
* Niko Bellic will say Electro Choc as it is spelt, even though the DJ pronounces it "Electro Shock"
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* Niko Bellic will say Electro Choc as it is spelt, even though the DJ pronounces it "Electro Shock", as in French.
  
 
=== Crookers' lines ===
 
=== Crookers' lines ===
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'''Beginning of "Jump Up":'''
 
'''Beginning of "Jump Up":'''
  
*Italian/Part English: "Senti la musica, senti la vibrazione! Non puo' andare meglio di cosi'!Resident DJ Crookers! Here we go!"
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*Italian/Part English: "Senti la musica, senti la vibrazione! Non puo' andare meglio di cosi'! Resident DJ Crookers! Here we go!"
 
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*Full English: "Feel the music, feel the vibration! It can't get better than this! Resident DJ Crookers! Here we go!"
*Full English: "Feel the music, feel the vibration! It can't get better than this!! Resident DJ Crookers! Here we go!"
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'''Beginning of "Kid Conga"'''
 
'''Beginning of "Kid Conga"'''
  
*Italian: "Liberty City! Ci siete, o no??"
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*Italian: "Liberty City! Ci siete, o no?"
 
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*English: "Liberty City! Are you here, or not?"
 
*English: "Liberty City! Are you here, or not?"
  
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*Italian: "Hellmix live, di legendary mala suerte Crookers! Electro-Choc!"
 
*Italian: "Hellmix live, di legendary mala suerte Crookers! Electro-Choc!"
 
 
*English: "Hellmix live, of legendary bad luck Crookers! Electro-Choc!"
 
*English: "Hellmix live, of legendary bad luck Crookers! Electro-Choc!"
 
(Could refer to "Mixhell", a group featured in the mix)
 
(Could refer to "Mixhell", a group featured in the mix)
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*Italian/Part English: "Maisonette number nine! Numero nove, Maisonette!"
 
*Italian/Part English: "Maisonette number nine! Numero nove, Maisonette!"
 
 
*Full English: "Maisonette number nine! Number nine, Maisonette!"
 
*Full English: "Maisonette number nine! Number nine, Maisonette!"
  
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*Italian: "E a noi ci piace la birra, le donne e le macchine! Principalmente le donne però, le macchine e la birra, insieme no. Le donne va bene con tutto!" (laughs)
 
*Italian: "E a noi ci piace la birra, le donne e le macchine! Principalmente le donne però, le macchine e la birra, insieme no. Le donne va bene con tutto!" (laughs)
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*English: "And we like beer, women, and cars! Mainly women, but cars and beer, not together! Women go well with everything!" (laughs)
  
*English: "And we like beer, women, and cars! Mainly women, but cars and beer ... not together! Women go well with everything!" (laughs)
 
 
'''Between "Bad Men" and "Animal"'''
 
'''Between "Bad Men" and "Animal"'''
 
*Italian: E in questo club non entri! Non è che vieni qui ed entri! No!
 
*Italian: E in questo club non entri! Non è che vieni qui ed entri! No!
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'''Middle of "Watching You"'''
 
'''Middle of "Watching You"'''
*Italian: "Questo è un mix dal vivo, di la club capitale de mondo!Ciao a tutti!"
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*Italian: "Questo è un mix dal vivo, di la club capitale de mondo! Ciao a tutti!"
 
*English: "This is a live mix, in the club capital of the world! Hello to everybody!"
 
*English: "This is a live mix, in the club capital of the world! Hello to everybody!"
 
'''Beginning of "Boxer":'''
 
'''Beginning of "Boxer":'''
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*Italian: "Grazie, Grazie, Grazie, giù il cappello per Tony Prince!"
 
*Italian: "Grazie, Grazie, Grazie, giù il cappello per Tony Prince!"
 
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*English: "Thank you, thank you, thank you, hats off for Tony Prince!"
*English: "Thank you, thank you, thank you, hatts off for Tony Prince!"
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'''Middle of "Knock You Out"'''
 
'''Middle of "Knock You Out"'''
  
*Italian: "La vuoi sentire la musica, è Crookers! M9 (Maisonette9) con le mani fuori!"
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*Italian: "La vuoi sentire la musica, è Crookers! M9 con le mani fuori!"
 
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*English: "Do you wanna hear the music, Crookers is here! M9 put your hands up!"
*English: "Do you wanna hear the music? Crookers is here! M9 (Maisonette nine) put your hands up!!"
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'''Beginning of "Boom Da"'''
 
'''Beginning of "Boom Da"'''
  
 
*Italian: "Crookers! Dal vivo da M9!"
 
*Italian: "Crookers! Dal vivo da M9!"
 
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*English: "Crookers! Live from M9!"
*English: "Crookers! Live from M9 (Maisonette9)!"
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'''Beginning of "No Security"'''
 
'''Beginning of "No Security"'''
  
*Italian: "Liberty City! Are you ready? Siete pronti?
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*Italian: "Liberty City! Are you ready? Siete pronti?"
 
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*English: "Liberty City! Are you ready? Are you ready?"
*English: "Liberty City! Are you ready?
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== See also ==
 
== See also ==
 
* [[Rise FM]], a radio station in [[Grand Theft Auto III]] and [[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories]] that plays house music.
 
* [[Rise FM]], a radio station in [[Grand Theft Auto III]] and [[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories]] that plays house music.
* [[Wildstyle]], a radio station in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]] that plays electro music.
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* [[SF-UR]], a radio station in [[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]] that plays house music, though dating from the late eighties and early nineties.
* [[SF-UR]], a radio station in [[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]] that plays house music.
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* [[Deadmau5]], a radio station in [[Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars]] that plays electronic house music.
* [[Fresh FM]], a radio station in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]] that plays electro music.
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* [[Soulwax FM]], a radio station in [[Grand Theft Auto V]] that plays fidget house, among other things.
* [[Vladivostok FM]], a radio station in Episodes from Liberty City that plays house music.
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* [[Deadmau5]], a radio station in [[Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars]] that plays house music.
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== External link ==
 
== External link ==

Revision as of 12:04, 19 October 2013

Radio Station
Electro-Choc
Electro-Choc-GTAIV-logo.png
Genre: Electro house, post-punk
Fidget house, electro house, hip house
Appearance(s): Grand Theft Auto IV
Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City
DJ(s): François K
Crookers

Electro-Choc is an electro house radio station that appears in Grand Theft Auto IV and Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City. It is hosted by legendary DJ François K. The second downloadable episode The Ballad of Gay Tony expands the station with a new DJ, Crookers, while Episodes from Liberty City does not include the François K program.

Electro-Choc is non-stop and plays no commercials or advertisements, much like MSX FM and Rise FM in Grand Theft Auto III. Electro-Choc can be heard playing in Niko's Algonquin Safehouse. Crookers is the DJ of Maisonette 9 and plays their setlist inside the club, though they are nowhere to be seen in-game.

Tracklist

Grand Theft Auto IV rendition

DJ: Francois K

Genre: electro house, post punk

The Ballad of Gay Tony and Episodes from Liberty City rendition

DJ: Crookers

Genre: fidget house, electro house, hip house

  • Major Lazer (feat. Leftside & Supahype) - "Jump Up" (2009)
  • Daniel Haaksman (feat. MC Miltinho) - "Kid Conga" (2009)
  • Crookers (feat. Kardinal Offishall & Carla-Marie) - "Put Your Hands on Me" (a capella) (2009)
  • Boy 8-Bit - "A City Under Siege" (2009)
  • The Chemical Brothers - "Nude Night" (2003)
  • Crookers (feat. Solo) - "Bad Men" (2009)
  • Miike Snow - "Animal (a capella)" (2009)
  • Jahcoozi - "Watching You" (Oliver $ remix) (2009)
  • Crookers (feat. Nic Sarno) - "Boxer" (2009)
  • SonicC - "Stickin" (2009)
  • Black Noise - "Knock You Out" (Andy George remix) (2009)
  • Mixhell (feat. Jen Lasher & Oh Snap) - "Boom Da" (Crookers mix) (2009)
  • Crookers (feat. Kelis) - "No Security" (2009)

Trivia

  • "No Security" (by Crookers) is played after the final mission of The Ballad of Gay Tony before the ending cutscene.
  • Niko Bellic will say Electro Choc as it is spelt, even though the DJ pronounces it "Electro Shock", as in French.

Crookers' lines

Crookers speak in Italian in between songs, though others believe they are also combining Spanish and Portugese. They also say some phrases in English, as they are actually proficient English speakers in real life.

Beginning of "Jump Up":

  • Italian/Part English: "Senti la musica, senti la vibrazione! Non puo' andare meglio di cosi'! Resident DJ Crookers! Here we go!"
  • Full English: "Feel the music, feel the vibration! It can't get better than this! Resident DJ Crookers! Here we go!"

Beginning of "Kid Conga"

  • Italian: "Liberty City! Ci siete, o no?"
  • English: "Liberty City! Are you here, or not?"

Middle of "City Under Seige"

  • Italian: "Hellmix live, di legendary mala suerte Crookers! Electro-Choc!"
  • English: "Hellmix live, of legendary bad luck Crookers! Electro-Choc!"

(Could refer to "Mixhell", a group featured in the mix)

Middle of "Nude Night":

  • Italian/Part English: "Maisonette number nine! Numero nove, Maisonette!"
  • Full English: "Maisonette number nine! Number nine, Maisonette!"

Beginning of "Bad Men":

  • Italian: "E a noi ci piace la birra, le donne e le macchine! Principalmente le donne però, le macchine e la birra, insieme no. Le donne va bene con tutto!" (laughs)
  • English: "And we like beer, women, and cars! Mainly women, but cars and beer, not together! Women go well with everything!" (laughs)

Between "Bad Men" and "Animal"

  • Italian: E in questo club non entri! Non è che vieni qui ed entri! No!
  • English: You won't get in this club! No!

Middle of "Watching You"

  • Italian: "Questo è un mix dal vivo, di la club capitale de mondo! Ciao a tutti!"
  • English: "This is a live mix, in the club capital of the world! Hello to everybody!"

Beginning of "Boxer":

  • Italian: "Noi non siamo DJ, siamo calzolai! Siamo I Crookers!" (later) "Liberty City, come!"
  • English: "We are not DJs, we are shoemakers! We are Crookers!" (later) "Liberty City, what!"

Beginning of "Stick N"

  • Italian: "Grazie, Grazie, Grazie, giù il cappello per Tony Prince!"
  • English: "Thank you, thank you, thank you, hats off for Tony Prince!"

Middle of "Knock You Out"

  • Italian: "La vuoi sentire la musica, è Crookers! M9 con le mani fuori!"
  • English: "Do you wanna hear the music, Crookers is here! M9 put your hands up!"

Beginning of "Boom Da"

  • Italian: "Crookers! Dal vivo da M9!"
  • English: "Crookers! Live from M9!"

Beginning of "No Security"

  • Italian: "Liberty City! Are you ready? Siete pronti?"
  • English: "Liberty City! Are you ready? Are you ready?"

See also

External link