A Constant Grin

DJ Chris Mussen presents all things modern indie, from shoegaze to psychedelic, dream pop to space rock, lo-fi to indie folk. Whatever you prefer on your indie playlists, A Constant Grin is sure to keep you smiling.

Replays Friday 2-2:30pm, Saturday 11-11:30pm, Sunday 7-7:30pm
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A Constant Grin for April 2, 2021: Indie rock with an echo

Each week DJ Chris creates a "poem-sentence" that contains pieces of all the song titles played in the half-hour indie rock music mini-tour. This week's is "January spirit took a swing at the western blue day drop." This week's image is from the band "Hello Echo," whose song featured today is "A Drop Is An Ocean." The band was LA-based, genre alt-folk-rock, and this album "Echo" is their second, released in 2014. Illustration by band member Andy Sarno. "A Constant Grin" airs live Friday afternoon 2-2:30 PM and Chris has produced over 500 episodes. Check out today's 7-song playlist below.

A Constant Grin for March 5, 2021 -- 'Wristwatch' starts a seven-song poem

This week's one-line poem song descriptor is "Tall acid worms in plain priest wristwatch streams." It's derived from the seven song titles played this week on "A Constrant Grin" from the following artists: Pine Marten, Soltero, Land Lines, Saintseneca, Adam and The Amethysts, The Dinner is Ruined, and For Stars. Three of these bands are new to the show. 

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Hey I heard a song tonight on your show and I can't remember what the name of it was. You said it was a band that you hardly play on the radio and they're local? Do you have a playlist from your show tonight?

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 09/24/2020 - 8:47pm

Chris is out this week, but here is his playlist for this show:  https://kdrt.org/program-playlist/constant-grin-playlist-09182020

Submitted by Jeff Shaw on Fri, 09/25/2020 - 10:05am

Lovin' the program!!

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