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.

09.25.06

10p
LVL UP - THE CLOSING DOOR (SUB POP)
CONNECTIONS* - KATE AND EVERYONE ELSE (ANYWAY)
PLAGUE VENDOR - OX BLOOD (EPITAPH)
PLAGUE VENDOR - GIVING IN, GIVEN OUT (EPITAPH)
SULK - NO ILLUSIONS (PERFECT SOUND FOREVER)
TRUE WIDOW - THEURGIST (RELAPSE)
PREOCCUPATIONS - STIMULATION (JAGJAGUWAR)
THE ALLAH LAS - SATISFIED (MEXICAN SUMMER)
IAN SWEET - 2SOFT2CHEW (HARDLY ART)
NOTS - RAT KING (GONER)
CHEENA - CRY FOR HELP (SACRED BONES)
CAR SEAT HEADREST - FILL IN THE BLANK (MATADOR)
NATURAL CHILD - OUT OF SIGHT (NATURAL CHILD)
JAIL WEDDINGS - FACE OF KINDNESS (JAIL WEDDINGS)
WREKMEISTER HARMONIES - SOME WERE SAVED SOME DROWNED (THRILL JOCKEY)

11p
THEE OH SEES - TICKLISH WARRIOR (CASTLE FACE)
GOGGS - G++GGS (IN THE RED)
THE WARLOCKS - I WARNED YOU (CLEOPATRA)
BOOTBLACKS - SUB ROSA (MANIC DEPRESSION)
RADAR EYES - COMMUNITY (UNDER ROAD)
RUSSIAN CIRCLES - LISBOA (SARGENT HOUSE)
GOAT - TRY MY ROBE (SUB POP)
COOL GHOULS - SUN DIAL (EMPTY CELLAR)
DINOSAUR JR - GOIN' DOWN (JAGJAGUWAR)
MERCHANDISE - LONESOME SOUND (4AD)
EXPLODED VIEW - ORLANDO (SACRED BONES)
NICKC AVE & THE BAD SEEDS - DISTANT SKY (BAD SEED LTD)
PURE GROUND - FLOOD (AVANT! / CHONDRITIC SOUND)
DE LA SOUL - CBGB'S (KOBALT)