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Independent Playground

The Independent Playground is the home for all underground music on CD102.5 and has been since 1998.


The Playground features only music from bands on independent labels. Punk rock, indie rock, hip hop, metal, hardcore, folk, lo-fi, and everything inbetween, its all on the Independent Playground! The Independent Playground also features live bands and guests. You never know who will stop by. Punk rock legends, local luminaries, and adult film stars have all stopped by. Listen to the Independent Playground Sunday nights from 10pm til midnight. It will make you smarter and more attractive to the opposite sex. Trust me, I'm not just the president, I'm a client too. -Tom Butler

Independent Playgound
Sunday 10PM-Midnight

To submit music for Independent Playground, please send music on CD or CDR with the band name, song titles, album name (if applicable), website, and contact info to: 

WWCD CD102.5 
Independent Playground
1036 S. Front St
Columbus, OH 43206

Join the Indie Playground on Facebook. Ohio bands designated by the asterisk.

Ohio bands designated by the asterisk.

04.19.15

10p
HAPPYNESS - A WHOLE NEW SHAPE (BAR NONE)
HOUNDSTOOTH - BORDERLAND (NO QUARTER)
WHITE HILLS - LIFE IS UPON YOU (THRILL JOCKEY)
SUFJAN STEVENS - SHOULD HAVE KNOWN BETTER (ASTHMATIC KITTY)
FATHER JOHN MISTY - TRUE AFFECTION (SUB POP)
DIAMOND LIGHT - FEVER DREAM (DIAMOND LIGHT)
WAND - REAPER INVERT (IN THE RED)
THE POP GROUP - MAD TRUTH (FREAKS R US)
LIGHTNING BOLT - HORSEPOWER (THRILL JOCKEY)
THE KYLE SOWASHES* - REGIONAL SUPERVISOR (ANYWAY)
SPEEDY ORTIZ - THE GRADUATES (CARPARK)
SWERVEDRIVER - LAST RITES (COBRASIDE)
THE BILINDA BUTCHERS - EDO METHOD (ORCHID TAPES)
CEREMONY - THE SEPARATION (MATADOR)

11p
DESAPERACIDOS - CITY ON A HILL (EPITAPH)
DU BLONDE - BLACK FLAG (MUTE)
DAY CREEPER* - IGNORE THE SIGNS (SUPERDREAMER)
THE MOUNTAIN GOATS - CHOKED OUT (MERGE)
DICK DIVER - WASTE THE ALPHABET (TROUBLE IN MIND)
LITURGY - QUETZACOATL (THRILL JOCKEY)
THE SOFT MOON - TRY (CAPTURED TRACKS)
RYLEY WALKER - THE HIGH ROAD (DEAD OCEANS)
ARIEL PINK - ONE SUMMER NIGHT (4AD)
WAXAHATCHEE - UNDER A ROCK (MERGE)
MOON DUO - WILDING (SACRED BONES)
CHASTITY BELT - TIME TO GO HOME (HARDLY ART)
OF MONTREAL - APOLLYON OF BLUE ROOM (POLYVINYL)
BRUJAS DEL SOL* - OCCULTATION (BRUJAS DEL SOL)
METZ - ACETATE (SUB POP)