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.

08.12.18

10p
A CERTAIN RATIO - DIRTY BOY (MUTE)
SEXTILE - DISCO (FELTE)
SPIRITUALIZED - HERE IT COMES (THE ROAD) LET'S GO (FAT POSSUM)
TY SEGALL & WHITE FENCE - GOOD BOY (DRAG CITY)
THE GOON SAX - MAKE TIME FOR LOVE (WICHITA)
PLAGUE VENDOR - I ONLY SPEAK IN FRICTION (EPITAPH)
F****D UP - RAISE YOUR VOICE JOYCE (MERGE)
MOTHERS - PINK (ANTI)
NOTHING - BLUE LINE BABY (RELAPSE)
SLAVES - CHOKEHOLD (VIRGIN)
CLEARANCE - HAD A FANTASTIC (TOPSHELF)
BODEGA - WARHOL (WHAT'S YOUR RUPTURE?)
BOOTBLACKS - MEMORY PALACE (MANIC DEPRESSION)
MUDHONEY - PARANOID CORE (SUB POP)
DEAF WISH - METAL CARNAGE (SUB POP)
A PLACE TO BURY STRANGERS - THERE'S ONLY ONE OF US (DEAD OCEANS)
CHASTITY - CHOKE (CAPTURED TRACKS)

11p
VIVE LA VOID - DEATH MONEY (SACRED BONES)
RITUAL VEIL - GRAY FILTER (AVANT!)
ANNA CALVI - HUNTER (DOMINO)
INTERPOL - NUMBER 10 (MATADOR)
JEFF THE BROTHERHOOD - CAMEL SWALLOWED WHOLE (DINE ALONE)
SKELETON - BURNING FLAME (SUPER SECRET)
ALKALINE TRIO - BLACKBIRD (EPITAPH)
IDLES - DANNY NEDELKO (PARTISAN)
SLOTHRUST - DOUBLE DOWN (DANGERBIRD)
WIMPS - GIANT BRAIN (KILL ROCK STARS)
BEACH HOUSE - DARK SPRING (SUB POP)
GRAPETOOTH - VIOLENT (POLYVINYL)
THE DIRTY NIL - BATHED IN LIGHT (DINE ALONE)
THE FRIGHTS - ME AND WE AND I (EPITAPH)
NAMELESS FRAMES - ALREADY INSIDE (SUPER SECRET)
THE ESSEX GREEN - DON'T LEAVE IT IN OUR HANDS (MERGE)
MOURN - FUN AT THE GEYSERS (CAPTURED TRACKS)