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 to tbutler@cd1025.com or you can send physical copies on CD or vinyl 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.


10.07.18

10p
CAT POWER - WOMAN (DOMINO)
MARISSA NADLER - FOR MY CRIMES (SACRED BONES)
MUDHONEY - KILL YOURSELF LIVE (SUB POP)
CLOUD NOTHINGS* - LEAVE HIM NOW (CARPARK)
KINSKI - GUEST GIRL VOCALIST (KILL ROCK STARS)
SLEAFORD MODS - STICK IN A FIVE & GO (ROUGH TRADE)
TIMMY'S ORGANISM - GUZZLE GASOLINE (BURGER)
PHOSPHORESCENT - NEW BIRTH IN NEW ENGLAND (DEAD OCEANS)
ENGLISH BEAT - HOW CAN YOU STAND THERE? (ENGLISH BEAT)
SPIRITUAL CRAMP - I FEEL BAD BEIN' ME (DERANGED)
THE FRIGHTS - PILLS (EPITAPH)
HORD - LRN (AVANT!)
DEATH BELLS - COMING DOWN (FUNERAL PARTY / AVANT!)
JERRY DAVID DICICCA - BURNING DAYLIGHT (SUPER SECRET)
GRUFF RHYS - FRONTIER MAN (ROUGH TRADE)

11p
EMMA RUTH RUNDLE - FEVER DREAMS (SARGENT HOUSE)
NATION OF LANGUAGE - INDIGNITIES (NATION OF LANGUAGE)
WILD NOTHING - OSCILLATION (CAPTURED TRACKS)
INDOOR PETS - HI (WICHITA)
A PLACE TO BURY STRANGERS - NEVER COMING BACK (DEAD OCEANS)
NOTHING - I HATE THE FLOWERS (RELAPSE)
IRON & WINE - LAST OF YOUR ROCK 'N' ROLL HEROES (SUB POP)
CAYUCAS - JESSICA WJ (PARK THE VAN)
JUICEBOXXX - RIPPING UP MY SOUL (DANGERBIRD)
MISERABLE - GASOLINE (SARGENT HOUSE)
F****D UP - HOUSE OF KEYS (MERGE)
SWEARIN' - UNTITLED (LA) (MERGE)
MOTHERS - PINK (ANTI)
BOYGENIUS - BITE THE HAND (MATADOR)