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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.

03.29.15

10p
RYLEY WALKER - THE HIGH ROAD (DEAD OCEANS)
CHASTITY BELT - TIME TO GO HOME (HARDLY ART)
DICK DIVER - COMPETITION (TROUBLE IN MIND)
SPEEDY ORTIZ - THE GRADUATES (CARPARK)
WAXAHATCHEE - UNDER A ROCK (MERGE)
SWERVEDRIVER - LAST RIGHTS (COBRASIDE)
ARIEL PINK - LIPSTICK (4AD)
CHROMATICS - I CAN NEVER BE MYSELF WHEN YOU'RE AROUND (ITALIANS DO IT BETTER)
FATHER JOHN MISTY - I LOVE YOU HONEYBEAR (SUB POP)
THE POP GROUP - MAD TRUTH (FREAKS R US)
DJANGO DJANGO - FIRST LIGHT (RIBBON)
MOON DUO - WILDING (SACRED BONES)
TORCHE - MINIONS (RELAPSE)
PARQUET COURTS - EVERYDAY IT STARTS (WHAT'S YOUR RUPTURE?)

11p
LIEUTENANT - BELLE EPOQUE (DINE ALONE)
THE BILINDA BUTCHERS - EDO METHOD (ORCHID TAPES)
LIGHTNING BOLT - HORSEPOWER (THRILL JOCKEY)
OPERATORS* - ECSTASY IN MY HOUSE (OPERATORS)
DAN DEACON - FEEL THE LIGHTNING (DOMINO)
A PLACE TO BURY STRANGERS - SUPERMASTER (DEAD OCEANS)
MOURN - OTITIS (CAPTURED TRACKS)
VIET CONG - SILHOUETTES (JAGJAGUWAR)
LOST TRIBE - CENTURY (MASS MEDIA / AVANAT!)
WAND - REAPER INVERT (IN THE RED)
BRUJAS DEL SOL* - OCCULTATION (BRUJAS DEL SOL)
GROOMS - BED VERSION (WESTERN VINYL)
SHARON VAN ETTEN - I DON'T WANT TO LET YOU DOWN (JAGJAGUWAR)