68°

Topics

Wavves (music group)
The best place to hear music? Cruising in the car, speakers booming
The best place to hear music? Cruising in the car, speakers booming

Dusk had settled on virtual Los Angeles, and I'd just hit a few pedestrians and smashed my stolen roadster near City Hall. The sound of police sirens was getting closer, and the nearest vehicle was an idling delivery truck. I pulled the driver out, kicked him a few times and jumped in the front seat. As I sped off, the car radio started playing. Bingo! Charlie Feathers' grim country weeper "I Can't Hardly Stand It" poured forth. All was well in the realm of Los Santos, the fake L.A. setting of "Grand Theft Auto V." A city that players cruise while embarking on missions, stealing cars and causing general mayhem, Los Santos is a vividly — and darkly — crafted place. Feathers' obscure gem...

Loading