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March 8, 2014 10:48 AM   Subscribe

Grime numbers station, by Autodespair.

From the comments:
[DomtheGee] This is like such a long number. I'm not sure it's gonna work. I'll try it though
[DomtheGee] Yeah the phone won't let me finish it, it keeps cutting out. No wonder they get no calls tho innit
posted by avocet (11 comments total) 23 users marked this as a favorite

 
A numbers station and great beats rolled into one. What more could you possibly ask for.
posted by Foci for Analysis at 10:51 AM on March 8


Crown Point Code
posted by fallingbadgers at 10:55 AM on March 8


This is too good.
posted by azarbayejani at 11:48 AM on March 8


Hold tight the 568
posted by Flashman at 12:46 PM on March 8 [4 favorites]


I'm using this for my voicemail passcode now, much more secure than my cat's birthday.
posted by burnmp3s at 1:19 PM on March 8 [1 favorite]


I was half expecting a Grime numbers station.
posted by finka at 1:24 PM on March 8


And for confused people like me, this post explains what this is all about: "in case you don’t know, when a listener wants to give appreciation to a tune or a vocal they’ll send a missed call to the studio phone, the host then reads out the last three digits of their number. grime numbers has these, the various studio numbers, the station’s frequency and even lyrics which use numbers (wiley on the 38 bus)."
posted by effbot at 1:47 PM on March 8


I was waiting for Grimes but was not disappointed anyway.
posted by Our Ship Of The Imagination! at 2:02 PM on March 8


More Grime's numbers can be found at the the numberphile channel.
posted by effbot at 2:19 PM on March 8


in case you don’t know, when a listener wants to give appreciation to a tune or a vocal they’ll send a missed call to the studio phone, the host then reads out the last three digits of their number

What is the incentive for either hu-mon to participate in this ritual?
posted by Sys Rq at 3:09 PM on March 8


I didn't know that repping radio stations or district numbers or hamlet figures or whatever the equivalent to zip codes are in Britain was such a big thing in grime, as they are in American hip-hop.
posted by Apocryphon at 3:30 PM on March 8


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