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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

Join the Indie Playground on Facebook. Ohio bands designated by the asterisk.

Ohio bands designated by the asterisk.

07.26.15

10p
KURT VILE - PRETTY PIMPIN' (MATADOR)
JACUZZI BOYS - HAPPY DAMAGE (FAMILY ARTISTS)
CRAIG FINN - MAGGIE I'VE BEEN SEARCHING FOR OUR SON (PARTISAN)
MUTOID MAN - SWEET IVY (SARGENT HOUSE)
REFUSED - ELEKTRA (EPITAPH)
STRANGE WILDS - PRONOIA (SUB POP)
ALGIERS - BLOOD (MATADOR)
OUGHT - BEAUTIFUL BLUE SKY (CONSTELLATION)
FLESH WORLD - JUST TO TEAR ME DOWN (IRON LUNG)
INSTITUTE - LEATHERNECKS (SACRED BONES)
NOTS - VIRGIN MARY (GONER)
PURE GROUND - POISON (AVANT / CHONDRITIC SOUND)
TAMARYN - HANDS ALL OVER ME (MEXICAN SUMMER)

11p
CROCODILES - CRYBABY DEMON (ZOO MUSIC)
BLACK MOUNTAIN - NO SATISFACTION (UK RADIO) (JAGJAGUWAR)
LOW - NO COMPRENDE (SUB POP)
ROYAL HEADACHE - HIGH (WHAT'S YOUR RUPTURE?)
JAILL - GOT AN F (BURGER)
JOANNA GRUESOME - LAST YEAR (SLUMBERLAND)
YOUNG GIRLS - PINS (BELLA UNION / PIAS)
NO JOY - CORPO DAEMON (MEXICAN SUMMER)
TITUS ANDRONICUS - FATAL FLAW (MERGE)
THE KYLE SOWASHES* - LEMONS (ANYWAY)
SCREATURE - ONE HUNDRED LINES (S-S)
VERUCA SALT - LAUGHING IN THE SUGAR BOWL (EL CAMINO)
ANDY HUMAN & THE REPTOIDS - YES I NO (S-S)
SOMEONE STILL LOVES YOU BORIS YELTSIN - STEP BROTHER CITY (POLYVINYL)
WHITE HILLS - LEAD THE WAY (THRILL JOCKEY)
T. HARDY MORRIS - CUT N' DRY (DANGERBIRD)