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

Join the Indie Playground on Facebook.

Ohio bands designated by the asterisk.

02.17.19

10p
FILTHY FRIENDS - LAST CHANCE COUNTY (KILL ROCK STARS)
VERSING - TETHERED (SUB POP)
TACOCAT - GRAINS OF SALT (HARDLY ART)
CHERRY GLAZERR - WASTED NUN (SECRETLY CANADIAN)
NANCY - I'M NOT GETTING SOBER, I'M GETTING OLDER (HELLUVA GUY) (B3SCI)
BOB MOULD - LOST FAITH (MERGE)
ICEAGE - BROKEN HOURS (MATADOR)
FONTAINES D.C. - BIG (PARTISAN)
FLAT WORMS - INTO THE IRIS (GOD?)
ROYAL TRUX - WHITE STUFF (FAT POSSUM)
LAMBCHOP - EVERYTHING FOR YOU (MERGE)
SIRACUSE - CONTROL (SIRACUSE)
SWERVEDRIVER - SPIKED FLOWER (DANGERBIRD)
SHARON VAN ETTEN - SEVENTEEN (SECRETLY CANADIAN)
TIM ATLAS - DIZZY (TIM ATLAS)
BEIRUT - LANDSLIDE (4AD)
GOOD SHADE* - MAYBE (DIRTNAP)

11p
THE DRUMS - BODY CHEMISTRY (ANTI)
STEPHEN MALKMUS - VIKTOR BORGIA (MATADOR)
MOVING PANORAMAS - ADD HEART (MODERN OUTSIDER)
PIROSHKA - WHAT'S NEXT (PIAS)
RITUAL HOWLS - ALONE TOGETHER (FELTE)
ORVILLE PECK - DEAD OF NIGHT (SUB POP)
GIRLPOOL - WHAT CHAOS IS IMAGINARY (ANTI)
BRONCHO - BIG CITY BOYS (PARK THE VAN)
EX HEX - COSMIC CAVE (MERGE)
THE MURDER CAPITAL - FEELING FADES (HUMAN SEASON)
CASS McCOMBS - SLEEPING VOLCANOS (ANTI)
BETTER OBLIVION COMMUNITY CENTER - DYLAN THOMAS (DEAD OCEANS)
KURT VILE - TIMING IS EVERYTHING (AND I'M FALLING BEHIND) (MATADOR)
TIMMY'S ORGANISM - GUZZLE GASOLINE (BURGER)