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{{Radio station
 
{{Radio station
 
| image = [[File:Wave103-GTAVC-logo.jpg|150px]]
 
| image = [[File:Wave103-GTAVC-logo.jpg|150px]]
| caption = Wave 103 Logo
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| genre = New wave, synthpop
| genre = New Wave
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| games = [[Grand Theft Auto Vice City]]<br />[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]]
 
| games = [[Grand Theft Auto Vice City]]<br />[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]]
| djs  = [[Adam First]] (GTA Vice City)<br />[[Trish Camden]] and Adam (GTA Vice City Stories)
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| djs  = [[Adam First]] <small>(GTA Vice City)</small><br />[[Trish Camden]] and Adam <small>(GTA Vice City Stories)</small>
 
}}
 
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'''Wave 103''' is a radio station in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]] and [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]]. The station is hosted by [[Adam First]] in the former and by Adam and [[Trish Camden]]. Wave 103 features New Wave and Synthpop music.
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'''Wave 103''' is a radio station in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]] and [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]]. The station is hosted by [[Adam First]] in the former and by Adam and [[Trish Camden]]. Wave 103 features new wave and synthpop music.
  
 
Wave 103 is one of two preferred radio stations tuned in by the [[Sharks]], the other station being [[Flash FM]]. Wave 103 can be heard after Tommy carjacks their [[Gang Burrito|gang vehicles]].
 
Wave 103 is one of two preferred radio stations tuned in by the [[Sharks]], the other station being [[Flash FM]]. Wave 103 can be heard after Tommy carjacks their [[Gang Burrito|gang vehicles]].
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An album of the songs from the station is available separately or as part of the GTA Vice City soundtrack box set. Customers received this volume when they placed a pre-order down payment of $10 on the PC version of the game at Best Buy. Flash FM's "Japanese Boy" also appears on the European version of the Wave 103 CD album.
 
An album of the songs from the station is available separately or as part of the GTA Vice City soundtrack box set. Customers received this volume when they placed a pre-order down payment of $10 on the PC version of the game at Best Buy. Flash FM's "Japanese Boy" also appears on the European version of the Wave 103 CD album.
  
The name of the station apes that of an actual local radio station Wave 102 in Dundee, Scotland, the original birthplace of the game's design company [[Rockstar North]]. The name may also allude to the New Wave music on the station's playlist.
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The name of the station apes that of an actual local radio station [[wp:Wave 102|Wave 102]] in Dundee, Scotland, the original birthplace of the game's design company [[Rockstar North]]. The name may also allude to the new wave music on the station's playlist.
  
 
Like most DJs in Vice City, Adam believes that his kind of music is the best. He further fancies himself a music connoisseur, despite making some glaring mistakes such as calling 1986 the "finest hour" for Blondie, when in fact the band broke up in 1982. Though, he may have meant the song "Atomic", which is part of the soundtrack.
 
Like most DJs in Vice City, Adam believes that his kind of music is the best. He further fancies himself a music connoisseur, despite making some glaring mistakes such as calling 1986 the "finest hour" for Blondie, when in fact the band broke up in 1982. Though, he may have meant the song "Atomic", which is part of the soundtrack.
  
From his chatter on the radio it is known that he likes money, is a big fan of hang gliding, and despises music videos because they show that the artists' looks are more important than actual talent. He seems to have some kind of problem with his mother, as he goes out of his way to say that she had "nothing to do" with his "personal choice" of going into radio.
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===Playlists===
  
By 1992, he either lives in or is vacationing in [[San Andreas in GTA III Era|San Andreas]]. While there, he calls in to the conspiracy theory show Area 53 on [[West Coast Talk Radio|WCTR]]. He claims that while hang-gliding in the San Andreas desert ([[Bone County]]), he saw a man at a trailer compound performing strange rituals with a [[Domestobot]]. The show host Marvin Trill (who is later revealed to be the man that Adam saw) tells him to get a real hobby and hangs up.
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====''Grand Theft Auto: Vice City'' rendition====
  
==Playlist==
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'''DJ''': [[Adam First]]
===GTA Vice City===
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*Frankie Goes to Hollywood - "Two Tribes" ''(1984)''
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*Sigue Sigue Sputnik - "Love Missile F1-11" ''(1986)''
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*Gary Numan - "Cars" ''(1979)''
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*The Human League - "(Keep Feeling) Fascination" ''(1983)''
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*Blondie - "Atomic" ''(1979)''
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*Nena - "99 Luftballons" ''(1983)''
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*Kim Wilde - "Kids in America" ''(1981)''
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*Tears for Fears - "Pale Shelter" ''(1982)''
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*Corey Hart - "Sunglasses At Night" ''(1984)''
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*ABC - "Poison Arrow" ''(1982)''
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*A Flock of Seagulls - "I Ran (So Far Away)" ''(1982)''
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*Psychedelic Furs - "Love My Way" ''(1982)''
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*Animotion - "Obsession" ''(1985)''
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*Spandau Ballet - "Gold" ''(1983)''
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*Thomas Dolby - "Hyperactive!" ''(1984)''
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*Romeo Void - "Never Say Never" ''(1982)''
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===GTA Vice City Stories===
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'''Genres''': [[wp:New wave music|new wave]], [[wp:Synthpop|synthpop]], [[wp:Post-punk|post-punk]]
*Human League - "Love Action (I Believe in Love)" ''(1981)''
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*Thompson Twins - "Love on Your Side" ''(1983)''
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* [[wp:Frankie Goes to Hollywood|Frankie Goes to Hollywood]] - "[[wp:Two Tribes|Two Tribes]]" ''(1984)''
*Depeche Mode - "Everything Counts" ''(1983)''
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* [[wp:Sigue Sigue Sputnik|Sigue Sigue Sputnik]] - "[[wp:Love Missile F1-11|Love Missile F1-11]]" ''(1986)''
*Blondie - "Heart of Glass" ''(1979)''
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* [[wp:Gary Numan|Gary Numan]] - "[[wp:Cars (song)|Cars]]" ''(1979)''
*Frankie Goes to Hollywood - "Relax" ''(1983)''
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* [[wp:The Human League|The Human League]] - "[[wp:(Keep Feeling) Fascination|(Keep Feeling) Fascination]]" ''(1983)''
*ABC - "(How To Be A) Millionaire" ''(1984)''
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* [[wp:Blondie (band)|Blondie]] - "[[wp:Atomic (song)|Atomic]]" ''(1979)''
*New Order - "Blue Monday" ''(1983)''
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* [[wp:Nena|Nena]] - "[[wp:99 Luftballons|99 Luftballons]]" ''(1983)''
*Japan - "Quiet Life" ''(1979)''
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* [[wp:Kim Wilde|Kim Wilde]] - "[[wp:Kids in America (song)|Kids in America]]" ''(1981)''
*Kajagoogoo - "Too Shy (Midnight Mix)" ''(1983)''
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* [[wp:Tears for Fears|Tears for Fears]] - "[[wp:Pale Shelter|Pale Shelter]]" ''(1982)''
*Heaven 17 - "Penthouse and Pavement" ''(1981)''
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* [[wp:Corey Hart (singer)|Corey Hart]] - "[[wp:Sunglasses at Night|Sunglasses at Night]]" ''(1984)''
*Berlin - "Sex, I'm A... " ''(1982)''
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* [[wp:ABC (band)|ABC]] - "[[wp:Poison Arrow|Poison Arrow]]" ''(1982)''
*Howard Jones - "Like To Get To Know You Well" ''(1984)''
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* [[wp:A Flock of Seagulls|A Flock of Seagulls]] - "[[wp:I Ran (So Far Away)|I Ran (So Far Away)]]" ''(1982)''
*The Cure - "A Forest" ''(1980)''
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* [[wp:The Psychedelic Furs|The Psychedelic Furs]] - "[[wp:Love My Way (song)|Love My Way]]" ''(1982)''
*A Flock of Seagulls - "Space Age Love Song" ''(1982)''
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* [[wp:Animotion|Animotion]] - "[[wp:Obsession (song)|Obsession]]" ''(1985)''
*Yazoo - "Don't Go" ''(1982)''
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* [[wp:Spandau Ballet|Spandau Ballet]] - "[[wp:Gold (Spandau Ballet song)|Gold]]" ''(1983)''
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* [[wp:Thomas Dolby|Thomas Dolby]] - "[[wp:Hyperactive!|Hyperactive!]]" ''(1984)''
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* [[wp:Romeo Void|Romeo Void]] - "[[wp:Never Say Never (Romeo Void song)|Never Say Never]]" ''(1982)''
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====''Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories'' rendition====
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'''DJ''': [[Trish Camden]] and [[Adam First]]
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'''Genres''': [[wp:New wave music|new wave]], [[wp:Synthpop|synthpop]]
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* [[wp:The Human League|The Human League]] - "[[wp:Love Action (I Believe in Love)|Love Action (I Believe in Love)]]" ''(1981)''
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* [[wp:Thompson Twins|Thompson Twins]] - "Love on Your Side" ''(1983)''
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* [[wp:Depeche Mode|Depeche Mode]] - "[[wp:Everything Counts|Everything Counts]]" ''(1983)''
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* [[wp:Blondie (band)|Blondie]] - "[[wp:Heart of Glass (song)|Heart of Glass]]" ''(1979)''
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* [[wp:Frankie Goes to Hollywood|Frankie Goes to Hollywood]] - "[[wp:Relax (song)|Relax]]" ''(1983)''
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* [[wp:ABC (band)|ABC]] - "[[wp:(How to Be A) Millionaire|(How to Be a) Millionaire]]" ''(1984)''
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* [[wp:New Order|New Order]] - "[[wp:Blue Monday (New Order song)|Blue Monday]]" ''(1983)''
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* [[wp:Japan (band)|Japan]] - "Quiet Life" ''(1979)''
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* [[wp:Kajagoogoo|Kajagoogoo]] - "[[wp:Too Shy|Too Shy]]" (Midnight Mix) ''(1983)''
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* [[wp:Heaven 17|Heaven 17]] - "Penthouse and Pavement" ''(1981)''
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* [[wp:Berlin (band)|Berlin]] - "[[wp:Sex (I'm A...)|Sex (I'm A...)]]" ''(1982)''
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* [[wp:Howard Jones (musician)|Howard Jones]] - "[[wp:Like to Get to Know You Well|Like to Get to Know You Well]]" ''(1984)''
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* [[wp:The Cure|The Cure]] - "[[wp:A Forest|A Forest]]" ''(1980)''
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* [[wp:A Flock of Seagulls|A Flock of Seagulls]] - "[[wp:Space Age Love Song|Space Age Love Song]]" ''(1982)''
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* [[wp:Yazoo (band)|Yazoo]] - "[[wp:Don't Go (Yazoo song)|Don't Go]]" ''(1982)''
  
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
 
*In GTA Vice City Stories, the station is referred to as "The Wave 103", but in the original Vice City, it is just called "Wave 103".
 
*In GTA Vice City Stories, the station is referred to as "The Wave 103", but in the original Vice City, it is just called "Wave 103".
*The song, "Sex, I'm A..." by Berlin was excluded from the European release of the game.
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*The song, "''Sex (I'm A...)''" by Berlin was excluded from the European release of the game.
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==See also==
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* [[Emotion 98.3]] and [[Flash FM]], two other radio stations in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories that play new wave and synthpop.
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* [[Electro-Choc]], a radio station in [[Grand Theft Auto IV]] that plays post-punk, among other things.
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* [[Vice City FM]], a radio station in [[GTA IV Episodes|Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City]] that plays 80s synthpop and new wave.
  
 
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Revision as of 19:33, 8 January 2014

Radio Station
Wave 103
Wave103-GTAVC-logo.jpg
Genre: New wave, synthpop
Appearance(s): Grand Theft Auto Vice City
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories
DJ(s): Adam First (GTA Vice City)
Trish Camden and Adam (GTA Vice City Stories)

Wave 103 is a radio station in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories. The station is hosted by Adam First in the former and by Adam and Trish Camden. Wave 103 features new wave and synthpop music.

Wave 103 is one of two preferred radio stations tuned in by the Sharks, the other station being Flash FM. Wave 103 can be heard after Tommy carjacks their gang vehicles.

An album of the songs from the station is available separately or as part of the GTA Vice City soundtrack box set. Customers received this volume when they placed a pre-order down payment of $10 on the PC version of the game at Best Buy. Flash FM's "Japanese Boy" also appears on the European version of the Wave 103 CD album.

The name of the station apes that of an actual local radio station Wave 102 in Dundee, Scotland, the original birthplace of the game's design company Rockstar North. The name may also allude to the new wave music on the station's playlist.

Like most DJs in Vice City, Adam believes that his kind of music is the best. He further fancies himself a music connoisseur, despite making some glaring mistakes such as calling 1986 the "finest hour" for Blondie, when in fact the band broke up in 1982. Though, he may have meant the song "Atomic", which is part of the soundtrack.

Playlists

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City rendition

DJ: Adam First

Genres: new wave, synthpop, post-punk

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories rendition

DJ: Trish Camden and Adam First

Genres: new wave, synthpop

Trivia

  • In GTA Vice City Stories, the station is referred to as "The Wave 103", but in the original Vice City, it is just called "Wave 103".
  • The song, "Sex (I'm A...)" by Berlin was excluded from the European release of the game.

See also