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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.

06.28.15

10p
DAUGHN GIBSON - SHATTER YOU THROUGH (SUB POP)
WILD ONES - DIM THE LIGHTS (TOPSHELF)
SEOUL - STAY WITH US (GRAND JURY)
ROYAL HEADACHE - HIGH (WHAT'S YOUR RUPTURE?)
BLACK MOUNTAIN - NO SATISFACTION (UK RADIO) (JAGJAGUWAR)
LOW - NO COMPRENDE (SUB POP)
ALGIERS - OLD GIRL (MATADOR)
THEE OH SEES - WEB (CASTLE FACE)
T. HARDY MORRIS - MY ME (DANGERBIRD)
VERUCA SALT - LAUGHING IN THE SUGAR BOWL (EL CAMINO)
METZ - WAIT IN LINE (SUB POP)
PURE GROUND - POISON (CHONDRITIC SOUND / AVANT!)
INSTITUTE - CHEAPTIME MORALS (SACRED BONES)
CEREMONY - EXIT FEARS (MATADOR)
FLESH WORLD - STRAWBERRY BOMBER (IRON LUNG)

11p
PINS - YOUNG GIRLS (BELLA UNION / PIAS)
NO JOY - HOLLYWOOD TEETH (MEXICAN SUMMER)
JENNY HVAL - WHY THIS (SACRED BONES)
ETERNAL SUMMERS - EBB TIDE (KANINE)
SOMEONE STILL LOVES YOU BORIS YELTSIN - STEP BROTHER CITY (POLYVINYL)
TAMARYN - HANDS ALL OVER ME (MEXICAN SUMMER)
JOANNA GRUESOME - LAST YEAR (SLUMBERLAND)
WIRE - JOUST AND JOSTLE (PINK FLAG)
REFUSED - ELEKTRA (EPITAPH)
MIKAL CRONIN - MADE MY MIND UP (MERGE)
SHARON VAN ETTEN - I DON'T WANT TO LET YOU DOWN (JAGJAGUWAR)
DAY WAVE - DRAG (DAY WAVE)
CIRCUIT DES YEUX - FANTASIZE THE SCENE (THRILL JOCKEY)
THE HOLYDRUG COUPLE - LIGHT OR NIGHT (SACRED BONES)
SWERVEDRIVER - LAST RITES (COBRASIDE)
CROCODILES - CRYBABY DEMON (ZOO MUSIC)