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: 

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Independent Playground
1036 S. Front St
Columbus, OH 43206

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Ohio bands designated by the asterisk.

06.17.18

10p
BODEGA - HOW DID THIS HAPPEN? (WHAT'S YOUR RUPTURE?)
IDLES - DANNY NEDELKO (PARTISAN)
HARLAN T. BOBO - PAULA (GONER)
THE GOON SAX - SHE KNOWS (WICHITA)
KING TUFF - NEVERENDING SUNSHINE (SUB POP)
MELODY'S ECHO CHAMBER - CROSS MY HEART (FAT POSSUM)
PETAL - TIGHTROPE (RUN FOR COVER)
FLASHER - PRESSURE (DOMINO)
SPIRITUALIZED - A PERFECT MIRACLE (FAT POSSUM)
CULTURE ABUSE - BEE KIND TO THE BUGS (EPITAPH)
THE ROCK*A*TEENS - TURN AND SMILE (MERGE)
ROLLING BLACKOUTS C.F. - AN AIR CONDITIONED MAN (SUB POP)
RITUAL VEIL - GRAY FILTER (AVANT!)
AESOP ROCK - KLUTZ (RHYMESAYERS)
CUT WORMS - CASH FOR GOLD (JAGJAGUWAR)
BAD TIMES - OVER YOU (GONER)

11p
HILARY WOODS - BLACK RAINBOW (SACRED BONES)
SNAIL MAIL - SPEAKING TERMS (MATADOR)
ANNA CALVI - DON'T BEAT THE GIRL OUT OF MY BOY (DOMINO)
JO PASSED - MDM (SUB POP)
ELEANOR FRIEDBERGER - IN BETWEEN STARS (FRENCH KISS)
IN TALL BUILDINGS - OVERCONSCIOUS (WESTERN VINYL)
PROTOMARTYR - WHEEL OF FORTUNE (DOMINO)
ICEAGE - PAIN KILLER (MATADOR)
SHAME - CONCRETE (DEAD OCEANS)
DEAF WISH - FFS (SUB POP)
BEACH HOUSE - DARK SPRING (SUB POP)
UME - TWO YEARS SLEEP (MODERN OUTSIDER)
DEAD MEADOW - UNSETTLED DUST (XEMU)
MOURN - BARCELONA CITY TOUR (CAPTURED TRACKS)
BLACK MOTH SUPER RAINBOW - MR. NO ONE (RAD CULT)