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.

 

02.19.17

10p
HEAT - LONG TIME COMING (TOPSHELF)
CROCODILES - I'M SICK (ZOO MUSIC)
THE NEW PORNOGRAPHERS - HIGH TICKET ATTRACTIONS (CONCORD)
DESCENDENTS - VICTIM OF ME (EPITAPH)
WHITE REAPER - EXIT ONLY (POLYVINYL)
ROLLING BLACKOUTS COASTAL FEVER - JULIE'S PLACE (SUB POP)
TY SEGALL - BREAK A GUITAR (DRAG CITY)
NEUROSIS - A SHADOW MEMORY (NEUROT)
UNIFORM - SYMPTOM OF THE UNIVERSE (SACRED BONES)
DANNY BROWN - TELL ME WHAT I DON'T KNOW (WARP)
AMERICAN WRESTLERS - VOTE THATCHER (FAT POSSUM)
CONNECTIONS* - KATE AND EVERYONE ELSE (ANYWAY)
ENTRANCE - WAKING UP (THRILL JOCKEY)
CRAIG FINN - PRELUDES (PARTISAN)
THE GOTOBEDS - BRASS NOT RASH (SUB POP)
RUN THE JEWELS - LEGEND HAS IT (MASS APPEAL)

11p
LUSH - BURNHAM BEECHES (EDAMAME)
SLOWDIVE - STAR ROVING (SECRETLY CANADIAN)
JAIL WEDDINGS - FACE OF KINDNESS (JAIL WEDDINGS)
FOXYGEN - ON LANKERSHIM (JAGJAGUWAR)
SAVOY MOTEL - WESTERN VERSION BOOGIE (WHAT'S YOUR RUPTURE?)
TRUE WIDOW - THEURGIST (RELAPSE)
THE MOLOCHS - TEN THOUSAND (INNOVATIVE LEISURE)
HOPE SANDOVAL & THE WARM INVENTIONS - SALT OF THE SEA (TENDRIL TALES)
PSYCHIC ILLS - ALL ALONE (SACRED BONES)
STRAND OF OAKS - RADIO KIDS (SECRETLY CANADIAN)
DINOSAUR JR - BE A PART (JAGJAGUWAR)
NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS - DISTANT SKY (BAD SEED)
EMMA RUTH RUNDLE - MARKED FOR DEATH (SARGENT HOUSE)
MERCHANDISE - LONESOME SOUND (4AD)
SULK - NO ILLUSIONS (PERFECT SOUND FOREVER)