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.

 
12.04.16

10p
CLOUD NOTHINGS* - INTERNAL WORLD (CARPARK)
BEACH SLANG - YOUNGER US (POLYVINYL)
RUN THE JEWELS - LEGEND HAS IT (MASS APPEAL)
DANNY BROWN - TELL ME WHAT I DON'T KNOW (WARP)
DINOSAUR JR - BE A PART (JAGJAGUWAR)
TAD - JINX (SUB POP)
EMMA RUTH RUNDLE - MARKED FOR DEATH (SARGENT HOUSE)
ENTRANCE - WAKING UP (THRILL JOCKEY)
NEUROSIS - A SHADOW MEMORY (NEUROT)
PREOCCUPATIONS - ANXIETY (JAGJAGUWAR)
NOTS - RAT KING (GONER)
AMERICAN WRESTLERS - VOTE THATCHER (FAT POSSUM)
BLACK MARBLE - IRON LUNG (GHOSTLY INTERNATIONAL)
MERCHANDISE - LONESOME SOUND (4AD)
SAVOY MOTEL - WESTERN VERSION BOOGIE (WHAT'S YOUR RUPTURE?)

11p
PLAGUE VENDOR - OX BLOOD (EPITAPH)
CHEENA - CRY FOR HELP (SACRED BONES)
CROCODILES - MAXIMUM PENETRATION (ZOO MUSIC)
THEE OH SEES - TICKLISH WARRIOR (CASTLE FACE)
SULK - NO ILLUSIONS (PERFECT SOUND FOREVER)
TRUE WIDOW - THEURGIST (RELAPSE)
UNIFORM - SYMPTOM OF THE UNIVERSE (SACRED BONES)
WOLF PEOPLE - NINTH NIGHT (JAGJAGUWAR)
PURLING HISS - FEVER (DRAG CITY)
LVL UP - THE CLOSING DOOR (SUB POP)
CONNECTIONS* - KATE AND EVERYONE ELSE (ANYWAY)
GOAT - TRY MY ROBE (SUB POP)
ANGEL OLSEN - NOT GONNA KILL YOU (JAGJAGUWAR)
WOVENHAND - CRYSTAL PALACE (SARGENT HOUSE)
RADAR EYES - COMMUNITY (UNDER ROAD)
BOOTBLACKS - SOUTHPOLE (MANIC DEPRESSION)