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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 and Thursdays from 11pm - 1am. 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
Thursday 11PM-1AM

IP Part Deux
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.


08.14.14

11p
NAOMI PUNK - FIREHOSE FACE (CAPTURED TRACKS)
HAND OF DUST - WALK IN WHITE (AVANT!)
RUNNING - FRIZZLED (GOD?)
HANK WOOD & THE HAMMERHEADS - THE GHOST (TOXIC STATE)
DOUG TUTTLE - LASTING AWAY (TROUBLE IN MIND)
CELEBRATION - RAZOR'S EDGE (BELLA UNION)
THE BOTS - ALL I REALLY WANT (FADER)
TWIN PEAKS - I FOUND A NEW WAY (GRAND JURY)
TY SEGALL - SUSIE THUMB (DRAG CITY)
BORIS - VANILLA (SARGENT HOUSE)
BEAR IN HEAVEN - TIME BETWEEN (DEAD OCEANS)
SINKANE - HOW WE BE (DFA)
ROSE WINDOWS - FIX ME ANOTHER ONE (SUB POP)
PINK MOUNTAINTOPS - AMBULANCE CITY (JAGJAGUWAR)
THE RAVEONETTES - KILLER IN THE STREETS (BEAT DIES)

12a
THE MURDER CITY DEVILS - NON-PARTICIPATION (MURDER CITY DEVILS)
THE WYTCHES - BEEHIVE QUEEN (PARTISAN)
THE FRESH & ONLYS - ANIMAL OF ONE (MEXICAN SUMMER)
SO COW - BARRY RICHARDSON (GONER)
LOWER - TRADITION (MATADOR)
THE UNHOLY TWO* - LAD BANTER (12XU)
BIG DEAL - TALK (REPRISE) (MUTE)
AMEN DUNES - LONELY RICHARD (SACRED BONES)
OWEN PALLETT - THE RIVERBED (DOMINO)
CONNECTIONS* - BEAT THE SKY (ANYWAY)
THE RURAL ALBERTA ADVANTAGE - TERRIFIED (SADDLE CREEK)
REIGNING SOUND - STARTING NEW (MERGE)
ZATH - GOAT BLACK RAZOR (GOD?)
ZIG ZAGS - DOWN THE DRAIN (IN THE RED)
ED SCHRADER'S MUSIC BEAT - LAUGHING (INFINITY CAT)
THE RENTALS - THOUGHT OF SOUND (POLYVINYL)

08.17.14

10p
JJ - DYNASTI (SECRETLY CANADIAN)
ZOLA JESUS - DANGEROUS DAYS (MUTE)
SPIDER BAGS - BACK AGAIN WITH YOU IN THE WORLD (MERGE)
BRONCHO - CLASS HISTORIAN (DINE ALONE)
J MASCIS - EVERY MORNING (SUB POP)
ALVVAYS - PARTY POLICE (POLYVINYL)
EASTLINK - WHAT A SILLY DAY (AUSTRALIA DAY) (IN THE RED)
TOTAL CONTROL - BLACK SPRING (IRON LUNG)
AUSMUTEANTS - FREEDOM OF INFORMATION (GONER)
THE RAVEONETTES - SISTERS (BEAT DIES)
KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD - 30 PAST 7 (FLIGHTLESS / REVOLVER)
ELECTRIC WIZARD - I AM NOTHING (SPINEFARM)
ARCHIE BRONSON OUTFIT - CLUSTER UP AND HOVER (DOMINO)

11p
BEVERLY - YOU CAN'T GET IT RIGHT (KANINE)
CELEBRATION - TOMORROW'S HERE TODAY (BELLA UNION)
OBN III'S - BEG TO CHRIST (TIC TAC TOTALLY)
DAN MELCHIOR UND DAS MENACE - A WIZARD DOESN'T NEED A COMPUTER (CASTLE FACE)
OPERATORS* - TRUE (OPERATORS)
HONEYBLOOD - CHOKER (FATCAT)
F***ED UP -SUN GLASS (MATADOR)
CHAIN & THE GANG - CRIME DON'T PAY (RADICAL ELITE)
LEE BAINS III & THE GLORY FIRES - THE KUDZU & THE CONCRETE (SUB POP)
A SUNNY DAY IN GLASGOW - BOYS TURN INTO GIRLS (INITIATION RITES) (LEFSE)
LIARS - PRO ANTI ANTI (MUTE)
NAOMI PUNK - SONG FACTORY (CAPTURED TRACKS)
WHITE LUNG - I BELIEVE YOU (DOMINO)
DUB THOMPSON - PTERODACTYLS (DEAD OCEANS)
EX CULT - MIDNIGHT PASSENGER (GONER)