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.

04.15.18

10p
DURAND JONES & THE INDICATIONS - GROOVY BABE (DEAD OCEANS)
KHRUANGBIN - LADY AND MAN (DEAD OCEANS)
ICEAGE - CATCH IT (MATADOR)
LACE - ON A RUNG (FUNERAL PARTY)
VILE ASSEMBLY - SUICIDE FEAST (VIAL)
THE DAMNED - THE DEVIL IN DISGUISE (SPINEFARM)
PARQUET COURTS - WIDE AWAKE (ROUGH TRADE)
KING TUFF - PSYCHO STAR (SUB POP)
MELODY'S ECHO CHAMBER - BREATHE IN, BREATHE OUT (FAT POSSUM)
COURTNEY BARNETT - NAMELESS, FACELESS (MOM + POP)
GOAT GIRL - THE MAN (ROUGH TRADE)
ROLLING BLACKOUTS C.F. - TALKING STRAIGHT (SUB POP)
GANG GANG DANCE - LOTUS (4AD)
CALEXICO - UNDER THE WHEELS (ANTI)
DEATH BELLS - ONLY YOU (FUNERAL PARTY)

11p
TEENAGE WRIST - STONED, ALONE (EPITAPH)
A PLACE TO BURY STRANGERS - NEVER COMING BACK (DEAD OCEANS)
THE KILLS - LIST OF DEMANDS (REPARATIONS) (DOMINO)
SUUNS - MAKE IT REAL (SECRETLY CANADIAN)
TITUS ANDRONICUS - ABOVE THE BODEGA (MERGE)
HOP ALONG - HOW SIMPLE (SADDLE CREEK)
THE GET UP KIDS - MAYBE (POLYVINYL)
JUICEBOXXX - FREAKED OUT AMERICAN LOSER (DANGERBIRD)
POST ANIMAL - RALPHIE (POLYVINYL)
WOODEN SHJIPS - RED LINE (THRILL JOCKEY)
SHAME - CONCRETE (DEAD OCEANS)
IDLES - MOTHER (PARTISAN)
BULLY - RUNNING (SUB POP)
BEACH HOUSE - DIVE (SUB POP)