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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.

12.14.14

10p
HANK WOOD & THE HAMMERHEADS - THE GHOST (TOXIC STATE)
HOOKWORMS - THE IMPASSE (WEIRD WORLD)
OPERATORS* - BOOK OF LOVE (OPERATORS)
BISHOP ALLEN - START AGAIN (DEAD OCEANS)
T. HARDY MORRIS - PAINTED ON ATTITUDE (DANGERBIRD)
MARIACHI EL BRONX - WILDFIRES (ATO)
MARK LANEGAN - THE WILD PEOPLE (VAGRANT)
DREAM POLICE - HYPNOTIZED (SACRED BONES)
MERCHANDISE - ENEMY (4AD)
DOPE BODY - I'D SAY TO YOU (DRAG CITY)
A PLACE TO BURY STRANGERS - STRAIGHT (DEAD OCEANS)
MEDICINE - THE RECLAIMED GIRLS (CAPTURED TRACKS)
LOST TRIBE - CONQUER (MASS MEDIA / AVANT!)
RITUAL HOWLS - ZEMMOA (FELTE)
DARK BLUE - SOUNDS LIKE HELL ON EARTH (JADE TREE)

11p
DEERHOOF - EXIT ONLY (POLYVINYL)
NOTS - STRANGE RAGE (GONER)
HEAVEN'S JAIL - HUNTER'S MOON (HEART BREAK BEAT)
CULT OF YOUTH - DRAGON ROUGE (SACRED BONES)
IPPS* - NEVER SLEEP (SUPERDREAMER)
AUSMUTEANTS - FREEDOM OF INFORMATION (GONER)
MIREL WAGNER - THE DIRT (SUB POP)
BONNIE 'PRINCE' BILLY - SO FAR AND HERE WE ARE (DRAG CITY)
I LOVE YOU BUT I'VE CHOSEN DARKNESS - FAUST (JAGJAGUWAR)
KING TUFF - RAINBOW'S RUN (SUB POP)
FAT WHITE FAMILY - HEAVEN ON EARTH (FAT POSSUM)
KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD - I'M IN YOUR MIND (CASTLEFACE)
CANNABIS CORPSE - BAPTIZED IN BUD (SEASON OF MIST)
THURSTON MOORE - GERMS BURN (MATADOR)
EYE* - FREE (WE WANT ACTION)