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

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Ohio bands designated by the asterisk.



05.22.16

10p
EAGULLS - BLUME (PARTISAN)
PITY SEX - WHITE HOT MOON (RUN FOR COVER)
WIRE - NOCTURNAL KOREANS (PINK FLAG)
DAMIEN JURADO - QACHINA (SECRETLY CANADIAN)
EXMAGICIAN - WILD EYES (PIAS / BELLA UNION)
KRISTIN KONTROL - X-COMMUNICATE (SUB POP)
THROWS - PUNCH DRUNK SOBER (THRILL JOCKEY)
ARBOR LABOR UNION - BELIEF'D (SUB POP)
BLACK MOUNTAIN - FLORIAN SAUCER ATTACK (JAGJAGUWAR)
CHELSEA WOLFE - HYPNOS (SARGENT HOUSE)
BOOTBLACKS - SUB ROSA (MANIC DEPRESSION)
LUST FOR YOUTH - LIMERENCE (SACRED BONES)
KT RAMSEY* - RIDDLE OF THE SON (KVLTVRE KLVB)
TACOCAT - I LOVE SEATTLE (HARDLY ART)

11p
LISA BELLA DONNA* - LOVE, 1967 (KVLTVRE KLVB)
HERON OBLIVION - SUDDEN LAMENT (SUB POP)
LUH - BENEATH THE CONCRETE (MUTE)
NIGHT BEATS - SUNDAY MOURNING (PIAS / HEAVENLY)
KID CONGO & THE PINK MONKEYBIRDS - ANYTHING TO SAY (IN THE RED)
MIKE & THE MELVINS - CHICKEN 'N' DUMP (SUB POP)
NOTHING - VERTIGO FLOWERS (RELAPSE)
SUUNS - UN-NO (SECRETLY CANADIAN)
OPERATORS - COLD LIGHT (LAST GANG)
PARQUET COURTS - DUST (ROUGH TRADE)
BOB MOULD - PRAY FOR RAIN (MERGE)
THE BODY - SHELTER IS ILLUSORY (THRILL JOCKEY)
TOUCHED BY GHOUL - IMMACULATE CONSUMPTION (UNDER ROAD)
THE SUBWAYS - DIRTY MUDDY PAWS (BODAN KUMA)
THE HERMS - GENERAL JACK (NARNACK)